William Ellis School A GSG School
- William Ellis School
- Head: Mr Sam White
- T 020 7267 9346
- F 020 7284 1274
- E info@williamel….camden.sch.uk
- W www.williamell….camden.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for boys aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Camden
- Pupils: 870
- Religion: None
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 25th October 2012
- Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 11th May 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
- Linked schools: LaSWAP Sixth Form Consortium
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Small boys’ comprehensive in idyllic situation on the borders of Hampstead Heath, now emerging rapidly from the doldrums under strong, popular and enthusiastic head. ‘It can only get better and better,’ said a satisfied parent......
What the school says...
William Ellis is a distinctive and inclusive school. We have a clear vision based on the school's founding principles and history. Our vision is to create an environment built on success, self-discovery, developing leadership, passion for learning and acquiring effective skills for life. Teaching and learning are at our heart and we are building on our academic success year-on-year. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Business Studies at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC Certificate Level 2)
What The Good Schools Guide saysSmall boys’ comprehensive in idyllic situation on the borders of Hampstead Heath, now emerging rapidly from the doldrums under strong, popular and enthusiastic head. ‘It can only get better and better,’ said a satisfied parent...
Since 2011, Mr Sam White, chemistry graduate and previously deputy head of the London Oratory. Good news, say parents: ‘He has an exceptionally good manner with boys and parents.’ ‘The boys like and respect him.’ ‘Whenever I go in I see him chatting with a boy, and he seems to be genuinely interested in them.’ A pupil concurred. ‘He has been really keen to get to know us all. He is a good influence on us.’
He was appointed after the school had suffered a budget deficit, got through two heads in quick succession and been slated by Ofsted. A year...
Special Education Needs
William Ellis School has a diverse and varied population of students including some 23% of its population exhibiting Special Educational Needs. The school currently has some 50 Statemented pupils on roll and some 150 pupils on the SEN register with a wide range of additional learning, sensory or emotional need. Significantly, for a boy’s school, William Ellis has a successful history of educating boys with Asperger's Syndrome and is interested in developing this as a future strength. Other future changes, will see the SEN department combine with the Behavioural Support Department to increase the effectiveness of its provision to all pupils. William Ellis School fully supports Inclusion and is committed to policies that foster equal opportunities and equality of treatment for all its pupils.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|Future First||Building an alumni community|