History of the school
The school was opened in 1963 as Blessed Edward Oldcorne School by the local Roman Catholic community and named after Edward Oldcorne, a Jesuit priest .
- 1960 – The erection of a two form entry R.C. Secondary Modern School for 300 pupils
- 1962- Erection of Caretakers bungalow
- 1972- Extension to existing school to enlarge existing one form entry to three form a single and two storey block containing Science Laboratories and heavy craft work.
- 1977- Erection of a detached dwelling.
- 1979- Provision of temporary classroom units situated on existing playing fields, during fire reinstatement.
- 1982 – Retention of one of five temporary classrooms.
- 1986 – Retention of use of existing classroom unit.
- 1989 – Temporary classroom
- 1990- Provision of bus turning and waiting area.
- 1993- Retention of 2 No temporary classrooms.
- 1993- New Pastoral Suite extension and provision of new Car Park, including improved pavement crossing. Provision of new pedestrian gate.
- 1994 – Two storey extension providing classroom on the ground floor and science laboratory on the first floor. Relocation of temporary classroom to allow construction.
- 1995 – Sports hall and associated changing rooms, storage, viewing gallery and external works including relocation of temporary classroom.
- 1997 – Sports pavilion.
- 2001 – Two storey extension to provide two additional classrooms.
- 2004 – Two storey extension to provide 4no classrooms.
- 2005- Erection of covered walkways.
- 2009- Two shelters to provide cover over, to separate recreation areas.
- 2009- 2 x canopy to provide cover over play/informal lunch area to separate recreation areas.
- 2012- All-weather Multi Use Games Area
- 2015-extension to provide two additional laboratory classrooms and staircase access
- 2022 – New single-storey two classroom block, new single-storey Gymnasium extension and new single-storey toilet extension.