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  • Lord Williams's School
    Oxford Road
    OX9 2AQ
  • Head: Mr David Wybron
  • T 01844 210510
  • F 01844 261382
  • E office.4580@lordw…
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  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Oxfordshire
  • Pupils: 2102; sixth formers: 486
  • Religion: None
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 13th October 2011
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 22nd March 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

The exciting World Challenge displays the school’s breadth of vision, offering the chance for the older students to experience a cultural trip overseas, including India, Africa and Far East, to the envy of the parents. The reputation for learning support is widespread, with families known to have moved to the area to make the most of the specialist provision. The department can be accessed voluntarily by students wishing to catch up with classwork. In addition, there is...

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2005, David Wybron MA (50s). Previously, deputy of lower school, then deputy head overall before becoming acting head. He joined in 1991 as head of humanities and still teaches a history GCSE class. Read history at Swansea University and taught in Cambridgeshire and Great Missenden, Bucks, before arriving in Thame. He exudes a serious-minded confidence and dependability that comes from long experience as a head. Married to a secondary school head of department with a son at LSE and a daughter with a London law firm. He is rightly proud of his school’s good reputation and has ambitions to continue at the current high standards, whether in winning university places or fitting a 16 year old for a good apprenticeship. ‘I’m pleased the school is judged to be outstanding; the next challenge is...

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Special Education Needs

Provision for Brittle Bone disease. Provision on school trips/activities for medical conditions requiring stomach feed tubes and respiration aids.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers 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
Hospital School
Mental health
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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