Huntcliff School, Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Huntcliff School is a coeducational secondary school located in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, a town in the north-east of England famous for its Victorian buildings. As of May 2002 the school had 519 pupils.[1]

Huntcliff School
Marske Mill Lane

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TS12 1HJ

Coordinates54.57924°N 0.98125°W / 54.57924; -0.98125
TypeFoundation school
Local authorityRedcar and Cleveland
Department for Education URN111726 Tables
Age11 to 16

In 2007 work began on a new secondary school on the same site, to replace the current buildings, and re-opened in September 2008. This work resulted in the demolition of two school buildings which had been constructed only a few years earlier, as they could not be incorporated into the new campus.

In a second phase of construction, a replacement for Saltburn Primary School was planned. The scheme had a total budget of £15 million.[2]

Huntcliff Secondary School is now based on Saltburn Learning Campus.

In September 2009, Saltburn Primary School (whose previous buildings were based in two separate locations in the town) joined Huntcliff School within a separate wing of Saltburn Learning Campus - this was officially opened by author Gervase Phinn. Saltburn Children's Centre is also based on the campus grounds.

Huntcliff School currently has around 510 students on roll, consisting of those from Saltburn and its surrounding areas.

It offers a variety of curriculum subjects, including the core subjects of English, Maths and Science, as well as History, Geography, Art & Design, Technology, ICT, Performing Arts, Modern Foreign Languages, PE, Sport Science, Life Skills, and Media Studies. Additional subjects were previously available to students, such as AS Level Politics and Further Maths.

Huntcliff School has a secure partnership with the No. 17 Middle School in Bao Ding, China, which has been established for at least 3 years. In 2010, Huntcliff students and staff visited their partner school for a 10-day-long visit. Every year since the partnership, students and staff from the partner school have visited Huntcliff School and met people from the local community.


  1. "OFSTED report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-11-11.
  2. "Work begins on £15m school campus" 18 July 2007. Retrieved 22 November 2011

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