- West London Free School
241 King Street
- Head: Mr Hywel Jones
- T 020 8600 0670
- E email@example.com
- W www.wlfs.org
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hammersmith & Fulham
- Pupils: 711
- Religion: None
- Open days: See school website
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 9th May 2017
- 2 Full inspection 4th July 2013
Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The West London Free School was the first free school to sign a funding agreement with Michael Gove and was opened by Boris Johnson in September 2011. It was set up by a group of parents and teachers led by the author and journalist Toby Young.
Since opening in 2011, the school has become the most popular state secondary school in Hammersmith and Fulham, with 10 applicants for every place, and is currently the 13th most popular state secondary in England. It offers children a classical liberal education, focusing on a core of academic subjects complemented by art, music, drama and competitive sport.
It aims to become one of the best schools in the country, renowned for academic excellence and capable of instilling world-beating ambition in all its pupils, no matter what their background.
120 pupils are admitted each year, of which 12 are admitted according to musical aptitude. The music scholars receive free instrumental tuition. ...Read more
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