Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School converted to Academy status in April 2011. There are 1439 students on roll – boys in years 7-11 and co-educational post 16. The school was rated ‘outstanding’ in all categories by OFSTED in our last inspection.  In 2010, it became a National Support School and in 2011, one of the first 100 National Teaching Schools. The Headteacher is Eliot Hodges.