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I feel that Coppice offers all students
the ability & chance
to show their potential
– Parent survey

Be the Best that You can be

Welcome to

Coppice Performing Arts School

At Coppice we are committed to providing every student with the highest quality opportunities for personal development.

As a result of our shared vision and values we are incredibly proud of the individual achievements of every single Coppice student. In every aspect of our school we expect Coppice students to strive to achieve their "personal best". Coppice students created and voted for our school motto which, they say, sums up what Coppice is about for them: "Dream Believe Achieve".

We provide learning and teaching that matches individual needs, challenges and inspires minds and ensures that every young person aspires to achieve their personal best. Coppice is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed community comprehensive situated to the North East of Wolverhampton. We are a popular and oversubscribed first choice for students joining Year 7 - our Pupil Admission Number (PAN) is 180.

As part of Wolverhampton Building Schools for the Future we completed a full refurbishment in 2013, including new facilities totalling £17.5 million. This provides all students, and our local community, with a state-of-the-art 21st century learning environment. We specialise in Performing Arts study at all examination levels.

Our academic expectations & standards in the Sixth Form are high. Year 13 students have achieved an impressive 100% A Level pass rate in 2016 and 98% pass rate in 2017 students who study vocational courses excel and make significant progress and impressive progression post-18. For the last 5 years Coppice Sixth Form has been consistently above the national average pass rate.

For the 3rd consecutive year all Year 13 students with university offers gained places at their chosen universities on results day. Students who study our specialism Performing Arts subjects frequently progress to specialist degrees at conservatoires and universities.

This is an improving school .. The behaviour of pupils is good .. The Performing Arts subjects are strong – OFSTED 2016

Year 11 achievement in 2016 produced overall academic attainment above national average and overall progress in line with national average. Most importantly, the Class of 2016 all successfully gained places at Sixth Forms, colleges, apprenticeships or training programmes.

At Coppice everyone is dedicated to supporting our students to achieve their successful futures.

Douglas Selkirk
Acting Headteacher