Admiral Lord Nelson School
is a mixed non denominational secondary school
. The school, located on the eastern side of Portsmouth on Dundas Lane, opposite Ocean retail park
and running parallel to the Eastern Road, is situated next to Langstone Harbour
, and was constructed on a green field
Named after Horatio Nelson
and hero of the British Royal Navy
, with which it has already built ties, it was established in 1995 and runs as a Business and Enterprise College
to provide education for 11-16 year old students. On opening it had an initial attendance of 170 year 7 students, which has subsequently grown substantially to around 1000. During this time, it has forged partnerships with the local business community.
Along with another Portsmouth state school
, Milton Cross
, Admiral Lord Nelson School is currently one of only two fully accessible
schools in the city; providing numerous lifts
and wheelchairs to disabled students. The building also has several small two-wheeled trolleys for transporting disabled students up and down stairs during accidents and emergencies.
Sporting facilities include an outdoor all weather full size AstroTurf
pitch and multi-use game area and an indoor fitness studio, these facilities along with a sports hall and a dance studio have become a... Read More