Wath (Park Road) Secondary Modern School

Wath (Park Road) Secondary Modern School was a secondary modern school in Wath-upon-Dearne, then in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. It closed in December 1963, with the neighbouring Wath Grammar School expanding to replace it.

Wath (Park Road)
Secondary Modern School
Park Road

TypeCounty school
ClosedDecember 1963 (1963-12)
Local authorityWest Riding County Council
Age11 to 16
HousesRed, Green, Blue, Yellow[1]
PublicationThe Roadster[1]


The school was called Wath Park Road Council School in the 1930s.[1]

The school merged into Wath Grammar School in January 1964.[2] Park Road's old building become Wath's second site. Initially, it continued to be used as the basic wing of the school for former secondary modern students. It was then used as Wath's first form (later Year 7) wing until it was demolished in 2005.


  1. "Wath Community History Group". Wath Community History Group Newsletter (September 2013).
  2. Saffell, Dr. C. R. T. (January 1964). "Message from the Headmaster" (PDF). The Wathonian (March 1964): 1.

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