LGBT Concert in February (8 images)
Created: 20 Jun 16 10:57 | Last modified: 20 Jun 16 11:07
Great Big Dance Off Competition (16 images)
Created: 21 Mar 16 09:04 | Last modified: 21 Mar 16 09:15
Great Big Dance Off 2016 (6 images)
Great Big Dance Off 2016
Created: 14 Jan 16 08:08 | Last modified: 14 Jan 16 08:09
Wansteady 2015 (7 images)
Created: 10 Dec 15 09:41 | Last modified: 10 Dec 15 09:42
In Memory of David Turay (6 images)
In Memory of David Turay 1995-2014
Created: 11 Dec 14 11:11 | Last modified: 11 Dec 14 15:24
Concert to celebrate Black History Month (21 images)
All images copyright Juliet Shalam 2014
Created: 26 Nov 14 13:46 | Last modified: 26 Nov 14 14:01
Ghetto (10 images)
A selection of images from our Autumn Drama and Music Production.
Created: 26 Nov 14 13:30 | Last modified: 26 Nov 14 13:34
National Memory Local Stories (6 images)
Students created a film with the National Portrait Gallery in response to artefacts donated to Redbridge Museum for the Redbridge and the First World War exhibition.
Created: 24 Nov 14 08:59 | Last modified: 24 Nov 14 09:00
Choral and Orchestral Day (10 images)
Wanstead High School staged a Choral and Orchestral Day which saw eighty primary pupils learn alongside our own students, ahead of performing in a wonderful concert.
Created: 16 Jul 14 10:24 | Last modified: 16 Jul 14 10:53
Art workshop with Dan Hillier (6 images)
Year 10 students enjoying a workshop led by artist Dan Hillier
Created: 9 May 14 09:16 | Last modified: 9 May 14 09:22
King Lear (14 images)
A selection of photos taken during performances of King Lear in March 2014
Created: 26 Mar 14 09:37 | Last modified: 26 Mar 14 09:50
Sportivate an Olympic Legacy (10 images)
Photos of a visit by Olympic athlete Chris Gregory
Created: 19 Dec 13 10:05 | Last modified: 19 Dec 13 10:07
Winter Concert 2013 (16 images)
A few images from our Winter Concert. Thank you to the Music team for taking photos during the wonderful event.
Created: 16 Dec 13 15:16 | Last modified: 16 Dec 13 15:35
Mnemonic (12 images)
Photographs taken at a dress rehearsal performance of Mnemonic by Complicite.
Created: 10 Dec 13 14:54 | Last modified: 10 Dec 13 15:01
Best Film Club Award (3 images)
Students collect and Award for Best Film Club at the National Youth Film Festival Awards.
Created: 19 Nov 13 14:17 | Last modified: 19 Nov 13 14:30
Photos from the archives (7 images)
A selection of photos of some of the original buildings at Wanstead High School
Created: 21 Oct 13 14:55 | Last modified: 21 Oct 13 14:58
Primary Schools Choral and Orchestral Day (6 images)
A selection of photos from our annual Choral and Orchestral day.
Created: 30 Jul 13 10:39 | Last modified: 30 Jul 13 10:41
The Man Who Came to Dinner (16 images)
Photos from our drama production of The Man Who Came to Dinner.
Created: 18 Jul 13 14:56 | Last modified: 18 Jul 13 15:00
Film Club Screening & Award (8 images)
Photos from a special screening at Film Club where we welcomed the director of short film 'Stanley Pickle' and recived a 'Super Club' award.
Created: 1 Jul 13 12:41 | Last modified: 1 Jul 13 13:08
Summer Concert (10 images)
Photos from our Summer Concert
Created: 20 Jun 13 14:20 | Last modified: 20 Jun 13 14:40
Dance Festival (13 images)
Celebrating Dance at Wanstead
Created: 24 May 13 13:47 | Last modified: 24 May 13 13:51
Performing Arts (9 images)
A selection of photos from Dance, Drama, Media and Music
Created: 15 Apr 13 14:15 | Last modified: 15 Apr 13 14:30
Stand Out Against Homophobia Concert (11 images)
A concert was staged by students to stand out against homophobia and raise funds for the Albert Kennedy Trust.
Created: 9 Apr 13 11:48 | Last modified: 10 Apr 13 17:04
National Theatre Project (6 images)
A selection of photographs taken by Mark Douet at the Nationl Theatre Studio. All images copyright of Mark Douet.
Created: 4 Apr 13 11:44 | Last modified: 4 Apr 13 11:47
Art Exhibition 2012 (14 images)
A selection of work by our AS and A Level art students
Created: 27 Mar 13 14:46 | Last modified: 4 Apr 13 09:35
Art, Photography and Textiles 2012/2013 (17 images)
A selection of work across Key Stages 3 to 5
Created: 4 Apr 13 09:17 | Last modified: 4 Apr 13 09:26
Dance Dynamic at the Royal Opera House (8 images)
Our dance students perform in the Paul Hamlyn Hall as part of the Dance Dynamic project.
Created: 4 Apr 13 08:34 | Last modified: 4 Apr 13 08:36
Photos from the archives (9 images)
A selection of photos from the archive
Created: 19 Dec 12 09:06 | Last modified: 19 Dec 12 09:15
Guys and Dolls 1 (14 images)
Photos from our production of Guys and Dolls
Created: 11 Dec 12 10:08 | Last modified: 11 Dec 12 11:06
Guys and Dolls (14 images)
Photos from our production of Guys and Dolls
Created: 11 Dec 12 09:52 | Last modified: 11 Dec 12 10:44
Guys and Dolls 2 (12 images)
Photos from our production of Guys and Dolls
Created: 11 Dec 12 10:29 | Last modified: 11 Dec 12 10:37
A Winter Concert (15 images)
Photographs of our students performing in a Winter Concert
Created: 28 Nov 12 11:23 | Last modified: 28 Nov 12 11:31
Annual Cross Country Competition (15 images)
Annual Cross Country Competition
Created: 9 Nov 12 09:59 | Last modified: 9 Nov 12 22:43
Talent Show for Sport Relief (24 images)
Created: 2 Apr 12 10:01 | Last modified: 16 Apr 12 15:18
Science Week (9 images)
Created: 29 Mar 12 09:39 | Last modified: 29 Mar 12 09:43
The Hypochondriac (11 images)
A selection of images from our Drama Production of The Hypochondriac
Created: 23 Mar 12 10:42 | Last modified: 23 Mar 12 11:06
Wanstead History (11 images)
A selection of photographs kindly donated by some of our past students and their families.
Created: 25 Nov 11 12:11 | Last modified: 6 Mar 12 11:09
World In Motion (5 images)
A group of year eight students joined an amazing project led by Boy Blue and the Barbican, learning a dance piece which they later performed on stage at the Barbican.
Created: 21 Nov 11 15:34 | Last modified: 21 Nov 11 15:40
Pygmalion (10 images)
A selection of images from our production of Pygmalion.
Created: 21 Nov 11 13:04 | Last modified: 21 Nov 11 13:15
A Midsummer Night's Dream (5 images)
Photos from a Drama production of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Created: 30 Sep 11 14:58 | Last modified: 30 Sep 11 15:07
General School Photos (6 images)
General School Photos
Created: 20 Jun 11 10:04 | Last modified: 30 Sep 11 11:21
The Iron Man (3 images)
The Iron Man - Photos of a workshop led by Graeae Theatre Company
Created: 29 Sep 11 11:43 | Last modified: 29 Sep 11 11:46
Rumours (4 images)
Photos from our 2011 Drama Production of Rumours
Created: 23 Sep 11 13:05 | Last modified: 23 Sep 11 13:07
Current diary dates
- 2 Feb 17 16:30 to 19:30 - Year 9 Parents Evening
- 9 Feb 17 - GCSE Performance Evening
- 23 Feb 17 16:30 to 19:30 - Year 12/13 Parents Evening
- 2 Mar 17 - Year 9 Options Evening
- 20 Apr 17 16:30 to 19:30 - Year 7 Parents Evening
- 25 May 17 16:30 to 19:30 - Year 10 Parents Evening
- 15 Jun 17 16:30 to 19:30 - Year 8 Parents Evening
- 6 Jul 17 - Summer Concert
- 10 Jul 17 - Primary School Choral and Orchestral Day
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Welcome to Wanstead High School Sixth Form
At Wanstead High School we work hard to provide a first class education for our students in a safe, inclusive and caring environment. We were delighted that our A level pass rate for 2016 was 98% with 43% of grades at A*-B. Additionally, we were thrilled that our AS level results for 2016 were our best ever!
In our A Level Performance Score (ALPS) report for 2016, achievement at AS level was graded 5 (Good), and our A level value grade was 5 (Good). Progression from AS to A level was graded as 2 (Outstanding).
We are committed to continually improving and driving standards to achieve excellence. We will look after you, support you and believe in you. In return, we will expect nothing less of you than your very best!
We will meet with you and your parents to ensure that you are studying the correct subjects and are on the right learning pathway. Your GCSE grades are crucial in deciding the choice of subjects or courses that you study. It is important that you achieve at least a Grade C (Grade 4) in Mathematics and English GCSE. If you wish to study A Levels you should aim to achieve Grade B (Grade 6) in Mathematics and English, and your desired A Level subjects.
We offer an exciting range of learning pathways for you to choose from- Level Two (with qualifications equivalent to four GCSEs), and at Level Three BTEC and A level qualifications. We have excellent facilities within our purpose-built Sixth Form block including study areas, a computer suite, common room and canteen. We also have a newly refurbished science department, which provides us with state of the art facilities in our 13 science laboratories. Additionally we have outstanding facilities in Art and Performing Arts including studios, photographic dark room, theatre and rehearsal suites. We believe that investing in good facilities and providing a pleasant working environment enhances students’ learning. Our care for students also extends to our achievement of National Healthy School status.
Throughout your time in the sixth form we will also help you move towards becoming more independent and develop the skills you will need for moving on to higher education, university and the world of work.
Joining our sixth form is not just about academic study; it is also about meeting new friends and becoming actively involved in sixth form life. This includes social and sporting opportunities, becoming an active member of the sixth form council and taking part in our social contract scheme whereby all students aim to support some aspect of community service.
We hope that you find all the information you need within this booklet. Please contact us if you have any questions.
We look forward to receiving your application and having the opportunity to discuss this with you in the near future.
Ms. Eleni Bray Head of Sixth Form
Head of Sixth Form
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