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  • The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls
    Queen's Drive
    W3 0HW
  • Head: Ms R Kruger
  • T 020 8752 1525
  • F 020 8993 6632
  • E
  • W www.ellenwilki…
  • A state school for girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Ealing
  • Pupils: 1,350; sixth formers: 270
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 15th January 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 11th March 2009
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Drama is particularly helpful for some girls who get little conversation practice outside school because their close female relatives do not speak English. Literacy catch-up programme in year 7 for those who need it, plus personalised online reading programme. Sport is popular and high on the agenda - 'Because we're an all-girls school it's cool to be sporty'. Named for Mancunian Ellen Wilkinson, who was a Labour MP during the '20s, '30s and '40s, one of the leaders of the Jarrow March in 1936, and became the first female Minister for Education in 1945...

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What the school says...

The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls is a Specialist College for Science and Mathematics providing single-sex education in a culturally diverse, vibrant, learning community. Our pupils achieve 'excellent results in examinations because teachers encourage you to have high expectations to achieve your best'. We have an outstanding flexible and personalised curriculum and excellent personal development and well-being. Our large cohort of higher ability girls go on to the best selective universities. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Religious Studies at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE Short Course)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Arabic at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2014, Ms Rachel Kruger, previously acting head. She joined the school in 2012 as deputy head. South African born, she is a maths and music graduate and a trained opera singer.

Academic matters

In 2017, 74 per cent got 4-9 in both English and maths at GCSE. English, sciences, languages (including Arabic and Latin) all strong. A specialist maths and science college - a healthy proportion take maths, biology and chemistry A level (increasing numbers opting for physics with plenty of A grades). Arabic, further maths, psychology and philosophy are recent additions to the A level choices. In 2017, 45 per cent A*-B and 19 per cent A*-A grades at A level. Several vocational options at level 2 and 3, including business studies, travel and tourism, health and social care and ICT. Runs maths and...

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