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  • Wymondham College
    Golf Links Road
    Morley
    Wymondham
    Norfolk
    NR18 9SZ
  • Head: Mr Jonathan Taylor
  • T 01953 609000
  • F 01953 603313
  • E admissions@wym…hamcollege.org
  • W www.wymondhamcollege.org
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Norfolk
  • Pupils: 1,308
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: Day free; Boarding £9,750 - £10,398 pa
  • Open days: One per term. Sixth Form October.
  • Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 21st November 2007
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 21st November 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

There is great pride in the school’s history and traditions, with a memorial garden and key anniversaries celebrated regularly. School has a well-established system for identifying the very bright ('gifted and talented, in the jargon) early on and they spend...

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What the school says...

Wymondham College has been synonymous with excellence in secondary education since its foundation, with a national and international reputation for the academic, sporting and cultural successes of its students. The College enjoys extensive links with partner schools in China, Spain, France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Argentina, where students and staff benefit from an exciting programme of cultural visits, exchanges and curriculum enrichment.

Boarding is central to the Wymondham College experience. Some 640 of the Colleges 1278 students board on a full or weekly basis. Most boarders come from East Anglia, but there is a significant number of students from further afield including continental Europe and Hong Kong. Service Children are well represented among the student body. As a state funded boarding school all education at Wymondham College is free but parents (or sometimes charitable trusts or local authorities) pay a fee to cover the costs of the boarding provision at the College.
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What The Good Schools Guide says

There is great pride in the school’s history and traditions, with a memorial garden and key anniversaries celebrated regularly. School has a well-established system for identifying the very bright ('gifted and talented, in the jargon) early on and they spend an extra two periods a week, plus own time on an extension programme comprising a research project and an extra course...

Principal

Since September 2014, Mr Jonathan Taylor, formerly principal at Torch Academy Gateway Trust, Nottinghamshire. Educated at The Leys school, Cambridge, then read theology at Oxford before returning to Cambridge for a PGCE year. First teaching post in nearby Cottenham, followed by assistant head at De Aston school, Market Rasen , then deputy head of Toot Hill, Nottinghamshire, before a move to the Torch Academy. A swift progress, leaving outstanding Ofsted reports in his wake. Thoughtful

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Special Education Needs

We have a small number of students with Special Educational Needs including dyslexia, dyspraxia and those who have special needs because English is not their first language. We have a very able Learning Support Co-ordinator (SENCO). Students with special needs often take only one modern language and are withdrawn from the second for one to one or small group support. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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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