Our History

Wolverley CE Secondary School opened its doors in 2007 following the closure of Wolverley High School and a huge shake up in the Worcestershire Local Authority.  At the same time it converted to a controlled Church of England School.

 

 

Prior to this, the school has had an interesting history.

Wolverley was the birthplace of William Sebright, who as a Town Clerk of London, accumulated an estate in Bethnal Green.  Upon his death in 1620, Sebright’s will detailed how his estate was to be used for the foundation of a grammar school in Wolverley. The original site for the grammar school was in the centre of the village and it can still be seen to this day. 

In 1931 the school changed its name to Sebright School and moved to a new site.  Between 1948 and 1970, Sebright was a public school, before closing in 1970 and reopening as Wolverley High School.

During the Second World War the school fields were used as vital observation posts; these were manned night and day for the duration of war. It was the task of the Observer Corps to track German aircraft movements and relay this information back to headquarters. The remaining concrete foundations of the posts are still evident today!

In 2012, Wolverley CE Secondary School was named as one of the UK’s most improved schools, something that the school is extremely proud of. 

Bryn's Blog

25/04/2018

April 2018
As I approach the end of my 4th year as Headteacher I feel very reflective about the changes at Wolverley over that time. The school has… Read more

25/04/2018

March 2018
As we approach the end of another successful term, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy Easter. I am thrilled… Read more

25/04/2018

February 2018
Well done to everyone who played a part in making our school show such a huge success. Hairspray is a demanding musical to produce and we… Read more

24/04/2018

January 2018
Welcome back and a happy new year to all our students, staff and parents. As we start a new year, I would like to update you on some of… Read more

Latest News

30/08/2018

Post 16 Results
It has been another record year for Wolverley as we celebrate our best ever set of Post 16 results! A level results have improved… Read more

30/08/2018

GCSE Results
The students of Wolverley CE Secondary School have once again improved their GCSE performance with the school’s best ever GCSE… Read more

24/07/2018

Year 6 Induction Days
We recently welcomed our new Year 7s for their three day induction. They had a true taster of Wolverley ready for their start in… Read more

01/07/2018

Flexus Dance Company
Flexus Dance Company visited Wolverley for a one day intensive opportunity to create a curtain raiser piece for a performance at the Arena… Read more

20/06/2018

Sports Day 2018
Sports day was held in glorious conditions on the top field. Over 25 school records were broken over the two days making it the most… Read more

10/06/2018

Year 5 Transition
We recently welcomed Year 5 students from Wolverley Sebright VA Primary School and St Oswald’s CE Primary to take part in our… Read more

29/05/2018

Athletics Team Championship
On the 29th May, Wolverley entered the Athletics Team Championships at Stourport Athletics Club. Students across all years competed in… Read more

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