Wigmore School A GSG School
- Wigmore School
- Head: Mr Dean Curtis
- T 01568 770323
- F 01568 770917
- E admin@wigmore.…ereford.sch.uk
- W www.wigmore.hereford.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Herefordshire
- Pupils: 464
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd April 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 4th March 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The school is calm, happy, purposeful. 'Our environment, our atmosphere is of high standards, high expectations'. Despite high class numbers (we saw a couple of groups pushing 30) work is done with great concentration and care. There is no disruption,...
What the school says...
Following the Outstanding Ofsted the High School has been designated as a National Support School and the Headteacher a National Leader of Education. From July 2009 the school has become an Academy with a Trust acquired. The school was Hard Federated in 2007 with Wigmore Primary School and has a nursery.
Converted to an academy 2011. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThe school is calm, happy, purposeful. 'Our environment, our atmosphere is of high standards, high expectations'. Despite high class numbers (we saw a couple of groups pushing 30) work is done with great concentration and care. There is no disruption, and very little poor behaviour, 'the children won’t...
Since February 2015, Mr Dean Curtis, previously senior deputy head and acting head.
Now an academy, in federation with what was the neighbouring primary school. The school is a designated National Support School providing support and guidance to other schools and is recognised by Ofsted for its innovative and successful approaches to learning, leadership and quality assurance.
Very good GCSE results. In 2015, 77 per cent got 5+ A* to C including English and maths and nearly a third of all grades were A*/A. Apart from the normal...
Special Education Needs
SEN provision is of a very high order. A highly skilled and committed team of Teaching Assistants led by a very experienced Inclusion Officer provide support for all pupils in our care. Great pride is taken in supporting all children and innovative approaches to learning support enable children to achieve very well. 09-09
|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||Y|
|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|