Ravens Wood School
Bromley, United Kingdom
About Ravens Wood School
Ravens Wood School is a non-denominational boys' secondary academy based in Bromley, Kent, for pupils aged 11-19. Girls are welcomed to the school in the sixth-form years. The number of pupils on roll has swelled from roughly 800 in the 1980s to the current figure of approximately 1,400.
The school started life as Beckenham Technical School. In 1971, it became non-selective and changed its name to Ravens Wood School for Boys. Girls were admitted into the sixth form in September 1997. Since 1999, Ravens Wood School has maintained strong links with Lulea University in Sweden.
Values and vision
Ravens Wood School aims to be a strong and supportive community that fosters intellectual curiosity and a love of learning. It strives to deliver a varied curriculum that leads to high academic performance.
“Students behave well. They are keen to learn and attentive in lessons. Sixth formers mature into polite, thoughtful and considerate young adults; they are excellent role models for younger students. Senior leaders are clear about their roles and carry them out efficiently and effectively. Teachers value the support they receive to improve their practice. Students appreciate the extra help teachers give them with their learning and the high quality personal support staff offer whenever they need it.”