South Shields School


South Shields School is a high school, located on Nevinson Avenue in South Shields. A school on this site originally opened in 1972 as King George Girls Grammar School. Later it became co-educational and known as King George V School. Then in April 2007 the school was merged with Brinkburn School to form South Shields Community School. Following the merger pupils were taufgt at the Brinkburn site on McAnany Avenue, whist the old King George V School was demolished and a new modern school contructed. The new South Shields Community School building on Nevinson Avenue opened in 2011. Later the school was renamed South Shields School.

South Shields Community School is a coeducational secondary school located in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, with pupils aged from 11-16.

The school was formed from the amalgamation of Brinkburn School and King George V School.

The school opened at the former Brinkburn School site in McAnany Avenue in South Shields in April 2007. The school is part of the South Tyneside and Gateshead Building Schools for the Future Programme and moved into a new £20M building on the site of the former King George V School in 2011.

The headteacher is Dr J W Frain

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South Shields School
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Super School Opens Its Doors!
- "A £21million super school packed with futuristic facilities has opened its doors to pupils. South Shields Community School is fully-equipped to deliver a modern education, boasting a huge 3D screen ...

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School's out - forever!
- Shields Gazette, 2nd April, 2007. "AFTER 35 years King George V School has closed. Thousands of South Tyneside students have been taught at the Nevinson Avenue school in South Shields ...

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KIng George School South Shields Sports Day 1974

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King George Vth School South Shields 1999

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South Shields School
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