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Technical High School for Boys

Details about Technical High School For Boys

Opened as an art and science college where previously classes had been held in the Athenaeum in Church St and the YMCA in Whitby Street.

The first Grammar school was opened in the Technical School in 1902 for 120 boys and girls. In 1912 the West Hartlepool Girls' High School opened and in 1938 the Boys' Grammar School at Brinkburn opened and the school became the Technical Day School.

In 1938 the Art Department moved to Church Square School. 

In 1941 girls were admitted and in 1954 these were relocated to Tunstall Court as the Commerce Department.


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