Sheffield, United Kingdom
About Westbourne School
Westbourne School is a mixed, non-denominational, all-through independent school in South Yorkshire, serving students from the age of 3-16. The all-through school, situated in Sheffield has approximately 350 students on record.
Westbourne School was founded in 1885 as a boys’ preparatory school. Girls joined In 1997, and a Senior School was opened in 2001. In recent years a Pre-School has been established for children aged 3-4.
John B Hicks MEd
Values and vision
Westbourne School’s motto is: “Educating girls and boys for life”, and aims to provide an outstanding quality of education to all students. The school works to guide and prepare students for life in a stimulating and welcoming learning environment. Westbourne School promotes the values of excellence, respect and friendship and encourages children to care for others and their surroundings. The all-through school’s aim is to provide a varied and enriching learning curriculum to deliver students outstanding academic teaching, along with helping to develop their sporting, musical and personal development. Community is important to the school, who promote a solid partnership with parents to ensure that children receive the encouragement and support beyond the classroom. It is important to the school that students achieve their full potential and ensures that they are taught in small class sizes to identify their individual learning needs.
Independent School Inspectorate
“Throughout, pupils achieve well and make good progress in their learning, fulfilling the school’s aim to provide an education of quality and to prepare children for life. Pupils succeed in their academic work owing to their very positive attitudes to learning and the good teaching they receive at all ages.”