Coopers School

Coopers School is a mixed secondary school with academy status located in the suburb of Chislehurst in the London Borough of Bromley.[1] The current Head of School is Claire Bessa.[3]

Coopers School
Address
Hawkwood Lane

, ,
BR7 5PS

England
Information
TypeAcademy, all ability[1]
MottoTrust, Respect and Resilience
Established1939 (1939)[2]
Department for Education URN136464 Tables
OfstedReports
ChairAndrew Downes[3]
Head Of SchoolClaire Bessa[1]
Staff96 qualified teachers in 2010[4]
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1,357[5]
Capacity1,629[5]
Houses  Franklin
  Wilberforce
  Newton
  Pankhurst
Websitecoopersschool.com

The school shares a site with the community special school Marjorie McClure.[5] The site is on land between Chislehurst Common and the National Trust's Hawkwood Estate, an area of working farmland and woodland,[6] and is above the Chislehurst Caves.

As of 2013 the school had some 1,357 students,[5] of whom approximately 200 were in the sixth form.[7]

The school was inspected by Ofsted in 2009 and rated good with outstanding capacity for sustained improvement.[8]