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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...

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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 College’s 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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Ofsted outstanding school - This school has been named as an outstanding School in HMCI of Schools Annual Report. England only - does not include ISI inspected schools.

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State boarding school

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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 Students with special needs often take only one modern language and are withdrawn from the second for one to one or small group support. 09-09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
BESD - Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty
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
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
Visual Impairment

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