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  • Wellsway School
    Chandag Road
    Keynsham
    Bristol
    BS31 1PH
  • Head: Matthew Woodville
  • T 01179 864751
  • F 01179 161039
  • E enquiries@wellswayschool.com
  • W www.wellswayschool.com
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Bath and North East Somerset
  • Pupils: 1330
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: October
  • 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 13th February 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 8th March 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Confident pupils with high expectations well prepared for life. Loveliest bunch of teachers in the county. School rules insist that anyone being bullied report it. Comes down ton-of-bricks on anti-social or violent...

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Principal

Since April 2016, Matthew Woodville, previously head of Oldfield School in Bath. Degree in law from London; worked briefly in the corporate world before training as a geography teacher. He was rapidly promoted to senior leadership, including becoming director of post-16 education at St Laurence School in Wiltshire and assistant principal at Oasis Academy Brightstowe in Bristol. He is married with two children.

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Specialist sports and science college. Fine results for a non-selective school in a not solely middle class area. In 2016, 84 per cent got five or more A*-C GCSE grades including English and maths (28 per cent A*/A). Some 60-70 per cent stay on for sixth form – nearly a third A*/A grades and 64 per cent A*-B in 2016. Vocational students impressively averaged Distinction*, and 75 per cent of those...

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