Nicholas Chamberlaine Technology College
is a state secondary school with technology college
status in the town of Bedworth
. With approximately 1,700 boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18, it is one of the largest schools in Warwickshire.
It is named after Nicholas Chamberlaine
(1632–1715) who was a local benefactor and a prominent figure in the history of Bedworth.The school officially opened in 1953. The Headteacher was Mr. Skinner. At that time it was a secondary modern school.
It prides itself on consistently achieving excellence. The school motto is Excellence Opens All Doors
. The school runs Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 courses.
The headteacher of the school is Mr Smallman.
In 2005 the school's former librarian, Anne Robinson, was awarded the School Librarian of the Year Award by the School Library Association
and current Babyshambles
frontman Pete Doherty
attended the school from 1992 to 1997.
The author of speculative fiction Graham Joyce
also attended Nicholas Chamberlaine School in the late 1960's.
The former Coventry City
, Aston Villa
and Sheffield Wednesday
player Andy Blair
went to the school in the 1970's.
Car boot sales
To raise extra funds the school's Parent-Teacher Association
organises car boot sales
, which are held in the grounds, approximately once per month, on Sundays from April to October—providing the playing fields are not too......