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Not every 16-year-old is ideally suited to the self-motivation required by an academic sixth form college, but here high expectations are supported by a well-thought-out tutorial system and plenty of individual guidance. All creeds, colours, dress codes, hair colour, piercings welcome (well, maybe piercings not ‘welcome’, but they’re there). One student told us: ‘I never feel we are judged on anything here. We know grades matter, but that’s really it.’ Another student told us: ‘I’ve never been as happy as I am coming here. I used to…

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What the school says...

Woodhouse College is a highly popular and successful Sixth Form College on a pleasant campus in North London. Our success rates and A/B pass rates at A Level regularly put us in the top five colleges in England.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Principal

Since April 2021, Sugra Alibhai. As well as principal of Woodhouse College, she is CEO of the newly established Frontier Learning Trust (FLT), comprising both Woodhouse College and the new Imperial College London Mathematics School, which aims to open in 2023.



Sugra joins us from Isaac Newton Academy, an (Ofsted) outstanding all-through school for students aged 4-18 in Ilford. She had been there since its early days of inception in 2013. As well as teaching maths, she was Vice Principal and Head of Sixth Form. She has been teaching for 16 years since earning her master’s degree in Economics from the University of Edinburgh.



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Please note: Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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Special Education Needs

Additional Learning Support (ALS) is part of our policy of providing an excellent range of support services for students to facilitate the best possible learning environment. ALS is extra help available to any student who has a different or additional learning need. This can include individual study support; dyslexia screening and assessment; assistive technology; and access arrangements. We also deliver cross-college workshops and events on study skills, personal statement writing, exam skills and a peer mentoring programme

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability Y
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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