Whitmore High School
Harrow, United Kingdom
About Whitmore High School
Whitmore High School is a mixed, non-denominational community comprehensive secondary school and sixth form for pupils aged 11-18. It is located in the London Borough of Harrow, and is operated by the local council.
Whitmore was founded in 1974, and has about 1,600 pupils.
Whitmore High School aims to provide the best possible education for all pupils by promoting a balanced and broad curriculum which allows students to take an active part in their own learning.
The school recognises the needs of individuals, placing suitable but high demands on pupils and simong to stimulate them to achieve success. Whitmore encourages students to aim for the highest standards of work and behaviour, and aims to promote an ordered and friendly community founded on respect, courtesy and shared values.
Whitmore High School acknowledges the importance of links between home, school and the wider community, and aims to maintain a spirit of constructive self-criticism. The school provides a wide range of pastoral and extra-curricular opportunities to enrich pupils’ personal development, and is a specialist science college.
“The headteacher provides very strong and purposeful leadership. Her commitment to making sure that all students achieve their best is shared by all of the staff. As a result, almost all students make outstanding progress in their work.”
“Governors use their considerable knowledge and experience very effectively. They challenge and support the headteacher and senior leaders to make sure that teaching is of the highest standard.”