The school vision is powerfully lived out through exceptional support for the wellbeing and mental health of all members of the school community.

SIAMS Inspection, December 2021

A wonderful, inclusive, nurturing community is created in which every individual is deeply valued and cherished. Everybody is enabled to flourish richly and live life to the full.

SIAMS Inspection, December 2021

The atmosphere and environment of the school is calm and purposeful with a powerful hallmark of respect and excellent relationships at all levels.

SIAMS Inspection, December 2021

An excellent, inclusive, aspirational learning community where pupils and adults are known, nurtured and inspired.

SIAMS Inspection, December 2021


Jesus said, “I have come that they might have life – life in all its fullness.”

John 10:10

The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College is an 11 – 18 Voluntary Aided School within the Diocese of Liverpool, situated in the centre of Wigan. As a Church of England school, we aim to provide an education for life, enabling all of our school community to flourish and live life to the full.

Headteacher's Welcome

An education for life.

Judged “Excellent” in all areas by SIAMS in December 2021.

Judged “Good” by Ofsted in 2016, we are proud of our school, our pupils and their achievements. Our determination to create a positive learning climate for every pupil is at the heart of everything we do.

Your Future
Continues Here

As an 11 – 18 school we offer the chance of progression through all three Key Stages; 3, 4 and 5, all on one site. This gives pupils the opportunity to work with staff who already know them and who work well with them. We also give a warm welcome to pupils who join us from other schools.

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