Fearns Community Sports College
is a public co-educational secondary school
. The school caters to children
of all abilities
between the ages of 11 and 16 years. The school holds specialist Sports College
status. The headmaster
is Mark Smallwood, who has been in the job since 2003
, replacing the retiring Neil Thornley.
The school offers clubs
and extra-curricular activities
. The college has multiple sports facilities.
The school's education was rated Grade 3 (Satisfactory) by Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools. Some of the areas of improvement were:
- Improve the quality of all teaching by disseminating best practice across the school.
- Ensure that all teachers set challenging individual targets for pupils to support them in improving their learning.
- Improve the attendance and behaviour of the small minority of pupils with negative attitudes to learning.