Welcome to Hanson School


We are pleased to welcome you to our website in which we will aim to share with you the ethos and vision which underpin our provision of exciting and innovative educational and social opportunities for all our young people.  

The new Hanson School building on the Sutton Avenue site, is the third building in over 100 years to carry the proud Hanson Name (the first Hanson School opened on Byron Street in 1897). Hanson School has a long established reputation for excellence in education and care for our students and support, for and involvement of, their families.  Read More...

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Christmas Concert 2015.


Ofsted visited Hanson on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of November to monitor the school’s current progress.

WCAT information

It has come to light that there have been some unexpected difficulties in relation to the distribution of the Stakeholder Consultation document, which has resulted in some parents/carers having not received a copy of the document.

Wakefield City Academies Trust is keen to ensure that all stakeholders are consulted and provided with an opportunity to share their valued opinions. To this end, it has been decided to extend the date of the Stakeholder Consultation period to Friday 20 November 2015.
An electronic copy of the Stakeholder Consultation document, together with an online version of the questionnaire, have been uploaded to the Hanson School Website and can be accessed via the links provided below:



Wakefield City Academies Trust look forward to receiving your responses.

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