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Wanstead High School

Wanstead is an 11-18 comprehensive school with strong traditions rooted in the local community.The school has a committed staff, students who want to learn and supportive parents. We are forward looking and constantly seeking to improve in order to offer a first class education, in the widest sense, for our students.

Learning and achievement are central to our work. Our philosophy is that all children can be successful learners and that all are capable of achievement. We aim to provide learning experiences and an environment that allows all students to succeed. The school has a very good academic record. Significant numbers of our students achieve at the very highest levels at GCSE and A level.

Expectations of students are high and we insist on standards being maintained in every aspect of school life. We promote a strong code of values based on respect and tolerance and we encourage our students to be good citizens within a caring community.

The school is a specialist in the Performing Arts and this status enables us to provide our students with distinctive opportunities and excellent resources in this area. we have also been awarded Arts Mark Gold and this reflects the creativity that can be found in all areas of the school.

We look to the future with confidence and believe we provide a safe, supportive learning environment in which all our students enjoy school and can develop their full potential.

Local SEND Offer 

All schools are required to make available their Local SEND Offer to families which details how they can support children and young people with a special educational need and/or disability (SEND). Please see the Related Links on this page to go to this school's Local SEND Offer or go to their main website below. 

Who to contact

Mr Bob Hamlyn
020 8989 2791
Text relay: 18001 020 8989 2791

Where to go

Wanstead High SchoolRedbridge Lane WestWansteadLondonE11 2JZ
E11 2JZ

Other Details

11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

Childcare Information

Provision Type(s)
Secondary school
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