Hall Mead School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in Cranham area of the London Borough of Havering, England.Head MasterThe Head Master is Mr. Simon London (Hons.). He was educated at St. Martins School in Essex, and Lancaster University.General InformationHall Mead School is designated as a Leading Edge Specialist Academy in Technology and Languages by the Department of Education. It is also the lead school in a teacher training consortium. It is well known for its consistently high academic performance, inclusive ethos and positive relationships within the Academy and with its wider community.HistoryHall Mead School opened in 1960, and was enlarged twice in 1968 and 1973. It was originally a secondary modern school for those who were not selected to go to Grammar School by examination at the age of 11 years. It is now a comprehensive school. Well-equipped, it was one of the first schools to acquire a swimming pool, largely by the fundraising efforts of the pupils and their families. However, Hall Mead does not currently have a swimming pool to the present day. In 2013, it was the only school in Havering to receive an 'Outstanding' report from Ofsted, in the terms of Achievement of pupils, Quality of teaching, Behaviour & safety of pupils as well as Leadership & Management, while other nearby schools such as Coopers' Company and Coborn School and Gaynes School only managed to get a 'Good' report.