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The head of philosophy is keen to throw everything at them, from Plato and Aristotle to Kant and Hobbes. The aim, to create independent learners who can think for themselves - qualities top universities are crying out for.One mother remarked how pleased she was that her son came home buzzing from a series of talks from ‘the good lad initiative’. A group of cool young men promoting ‘positive masculinity’. Last year they did a ‘promenade’ production to great acclaim, as the actors moved round parts of the school performing. This year we witnessed the dress rehearsal for an edgy...

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An independent day school for boys aged 11-18 in central London. Our vision at Wetherby Senior is to provide an outstanding, progressive, all-round education. Each of our boys is valued and encouraged and our aim is to fully prepare them to meet the challenges of being a young man in the 21st Century and contribute fully to the communities in which they live. ...Read more

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Head

Since September 2021, Joe Silvester, previously deputy head (academic) at Bancrofts School in North East London. His first teaching post was at Ipswich School before moving to the City of London School in 2005 to teach RS, where he became (just a year later) head of department and housemaster and later (in 2014) assistant head (teaching and learning) where he transformed both the school’s online learning programme and its outreach and partnerships strategy before moving to Bancrofts in 2017.

Married to Rachael Curzons, an edtech startup executive, with whom he has a 4-year-old son and a daughter on the way. He is a keen sportsman, with a particular interest in cycling and fitness. Also a freeman of the Worshipful Company of Innholders.

Entrance

Academically selective at 11, 13 and 16. Tests in English...

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