Mount Grace School

Mount Grace School
Address
Quakers Lane

, ,
EN6 1EZ

Coordinates51°42′11″N 0°11′01″W / 51.70305°N 0.18360°W / 51.70305; -0.18360Coordinates: 51°42′11″N 0°11′01″W / 51.70305°N 0.18360°W / 51.70305; -0.18360
Information
TypeAcademy
MottoRes Non Verba
Established1954
Local authorityHertfordshire
SpecialistBusiness and Enterprise College
Department for Education URN137224 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherMrs Nancy Simpson
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Enrolment611[1]
Websitehttp://www.mountgrace.org.uk/

Mount Grace School is a Mixed academy school based in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.

History[edit]

Mount Grace was originally a Manor House built by Roger Fenton and named after his wife Grace.[2] In 1949 the Manor House was used as a children's home and in 1954 the school itself was built.

Local football[edit]

Potters Bar Town F.C.(originally named Mount Grace Old Scholars) was established on 29 June 1960 by the then PE Master Ken Barrett along with pupils and other old scholars. This is why the nickname of the Towns team today is Scholars as the reference to Mount Grace School.The name was changed to Potters Bar Town FC.in 1991.[3] In the early days of the team other staff members of the school also helped including Bert Wright, the school's Caretaker.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ofsted - Mount Grace School". ofsted.gov.uk.
  2. ^ "Potters Bar History Online: Mount Grace". pbhistory.co.uk. Archived from the original on 28 August 2008. Retrieved 28 June 2008.
  3. ^ "Potters Bar Town F.C. History". pottersbartown.co.uk. Archived from the original on 14 October 2007. Retrieved 28 June 2008.

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