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  • Wapping High School
    153 Commercial Road
    Not applicable
    E1 2DA
  • Head: Mr Gary Nelson
  • T 020 3597 3671
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  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Tower Hamlets
  • Pupils: 248
  • Religion: None
  • Open days: Open mornings: 19th - 21st September 9am-10am, Open evening: 21st September 4.30pm - 6.30pm, Family Fun Day: 1st October 12 - 3pm
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
      • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Requires improvement 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Requires improvement 1
    • 1 Full inspection 5th May 2016
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 28th March 2014
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Wapping High School is a co-educational school, providing a blend of the best of the state and independent sector. As a free school, we have chosen to follow the national curriculum, but we are distinct from others in that we can innovate in aspects such as our longer school day, enrichment programme, digital specialism and REAL learning.

Raising aspirations, broadening horizons and ensuring better outcomes for students, Wapping High School aims to deliver an engaging and all­round education that supports academic achievement, whilst developing the skills, knowledge and qualities, students need to be equipped for life in the modern world.

We are proud of the diverse nature of our student body and celebrate their differences which enrich our school community.
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What the parents say...

For me the mark of a good school is if the children want to get up and go everyday. My son really enjoys Wapping High School and is doing very well there. What's most important to me is the focus on developing the whole person rather than simply teaching to the test.

Commented on 19th Jan 2017

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