Education Secretary Michael Gove was full of praise for Great Sankey High School when he visited the school today.
After touring the school and speaking with both teachers and pupils, Mr Gove hailed the school on Barrow Hall Lane as one of the best schools he had visited.
He added: “The school is amazing. Great Sankey High School is one of the best schools I have ever visited.
“I’m just blown away by the quality of the leadership, by the commitment of the students and by the way in which students of every ability and every interest are catered for in an environment that really values them. It is fantastic.”