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The curriculum is engaging, rigorous and broad ranging. Pretty much unanimous praise for the teachers. ‘The teaching is really fantastic, the staff are so dedicated,' said one parent. Despite limited outdoor space (a meagre courtyard and terrace with popular table-tennis tables), sport is big with an excellent range of facilities in Marylebone (boxercise studio, a strength and conditioning suite, a state-of-the-art gym and spin studio), and an impressive go-fight-win head of department (ex Saracens and elite RFU referee). Younger boys at Wetherby have a…

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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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Since September 2021, Josiah (Joe) Silvester BA PGCE MA (40s), previously deputy head (academic) of co-educational Bancroft’s in Woodford Green. From an educational family – his father was a headmaster, his mother director of education. Attended The Ecclesbourne School near Derby before proceeding to Bristol University to study theology and RS, later taking an MA in educational leadership at King’s College London. First taught in the maintained sector in Birmingham before moving to Ipswich School in Suffolk, then to high-flying, all-boys City of London where he became head of department, housemaster and, latterly, assistant head. ‘I’ve spent the bulk of my professional life in London independent day schools, so Wetherby felt like a good fit,’ he says.

The third head since the school’s launch in 2015, he’s taken over a thriving...

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