Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
About Wollaston School
Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.
We are a school that takes great pride in our central purpose - to prepare every student for success. Success in academic qualifications, success in a wide range of extra-curricular and leadership activities and success in every individual’s personal and social development. We work towards this mission through a focus on exceptional levels of pastoral support and an academic and enrichment programme designed to ensure that every individual reaches their true potential.
At Wollaston, we believe in aiming high. We target excellence with the utmost commitment, but we also remember that a truly inspiring education is one that is filled with joy, laughter and happiness. . We are also a school that is led by our values. We value honesty, kindness and tolerance. We embrace individuality as well as collective responsibility, we celebrate diversity, promote equality of opportunity, and we are a community which supports every individual to achieve all that they are capable of.
For most students, Wollaston School provides an education which lasts for seven years, from age 11 to age 18. Our ambition is to ensure that at the end of that journey, every student is ready to take their place in society as positive, purposeful, ethical and well qualified individuals.
Life at Wollaston School is characterised by an ethos of warmth, respect and ambition. We value effective working relationships with parents and we believe in delivering a high quality professional service in every aspect of our work. We offer a broad and exciting curriculum, expert teaching and high standards of academic achievement. We promote impeccable standards of behaviour and we expect the very best of every individual who walks through our doors. We are a team of staff and students who are committed to ensuring that our school is a truly exceptional place of learning.