Celebrating Success Since 1980
Queen’s Croft High School opened in 1980 as an all age school for children with moderate learning difficulties. Led by Headteacher Colin Harris, famous as the author of the Fuzzbuzz series, it had 8 classes and 56 pupils. The school was physically quite small, but has since had 3 extensions. These have enabled the school to take in many more students and develop the range of activities on offer to local young people with special needs.
The second Headteacher, Anne Hardman, joined the school in 1991. With a background in Social Care, she was committed to supporting the individual emotional and social needs of the children at the school. She was succeeded in 2002 by John Edwards who oversaw the continued expansion of the school and its conversion to a ‘generic’ special school that supports children with all types of special needs.
Mr Edwards retired in August 2015 and was succeeded by Peter Hawksworth who led the school through academy conversion on the 1st of September 2019 as saw the school joining the Greywood Multi Schools Trust. In September 2020 Debbie Bailey joined the school as the Headteacher.
The school continues to expand, currently having 230 students on roll, and remains committed to supporting the needs of every individual student.
Queen's Croft High School
Birmingham Road, Lichfield,
Staffordshire WS13 6PJ
Call us on
01543 227245 and speak to Mrs Hunt, Mrs Hodgkiss or Mrs Blakemore in the administration office