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Cheerful studiousness might best capture the atmosphere, students going about their business with a smile. The mix of pupils means teaching is all inclusive but differentiated, depending on stage and ability. A regular programme of school soirées (‘soirees at six’) recitals and concerts means heaps of opportunities to perform for all, including house singing competitions and house concerts. Boys can visit the girls’ common rooms for a short time after prep; one girl called their common room a ‘social hub’...

 

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Boys taking Government & Politics at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking PE / Sports Studies at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)

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Since September 2016, Tim Firth, BA English Literature, Sheffield University, PGCE Oxford University. Previously deputy head and then acting head at Hurstpierpoint College, West Sussex; came to the school after Wrekin’s unfortunate run of heads (three in quick succession). Nothing Lady Bracknell-ish about losing all these heads, just a quirk of fate. And possibly one that has benefited Wrekin since it resulted in the arrival of Mr Firth, who is, according to parents, a ‘great fit’, a ‘dynamo who is very energising’ and brings ‘solid leadership’. Parents like him; children like him. They say he is approachable and chatty and after the first few weeks of him arriving, ‘everyone relaxed’. Being the warm, funny, open sort of chap that he is, we imagine that he will be very adept at taking people with him...

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