Our school’s history in a timeline format.
School to be built at Hindsford
Local media announce that a £250,000 school will be built in the Hindsford area of Tyldesley on Printshop Lane.
Opening of School
Fred Longworth County Secondary School opens for the first time as girls only school.
Death of Sir Fred Longworth
Sir Fred Longworth dies, 29th August, 1973.
Change to comprehensive
School becomes a mixed gender comprehensive. Name changed to Fred Longworth High School.
Arts College Status
Fred Longworth High School is awarded Arts College status.
Science building extension
Science building is extended with extra classrooms.
Freddie’s in top 10
Fred Longworth High School is in the top 10% of schools in Britain in terms of performance.
Construction and opening of a purpose built Art block.
Fred Longworth High School is judged an ‘Outstanding School’ by Ofsted.
Inclusion Centre built.
Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
Fred Longworth Nowt2Do extracurricular project is recipient of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
School celebrates its 50th anniversary with a number of events to mark the occasion.
Flexible Learning Building
Construction and opening of the Flexible Learning Building.
Work begins on the demolition of our lower Humanities block. Construction of a new building takes place.
New Maths & Humanities Block
Our new building opens.