Wilmington Grammar School for Girls
Kent, United Kingdom
About Wilmington Grammar School for Girls
Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is a single sex, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Kent, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Wilmington, Dartford has approximately 871 students on record.
Formerly Grammar School for Girls Wilmington, Wilmington Grammar School for Girls was established in 1958 and converted to academy status in 2012. The school was identified as outstanding for Ofsted in 2015. The Kent secondary school has seen a number of changes to extend its teaching facilities over the years, including a Learning Centre equipped with laptops and computers, which opened in 2004. Other facilities include tennis courts, a gymnasium and music room. In 2013, the school started collaborating with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys to provide a co-educational sixth form, known as WG6.
Donna Lodge BA (Hons), Warwick, M. Phil, NPQH
Values and vision
Wilmington Grammar School for Girls wishes for all students to excel to the best of their capabilities and thrive in academic, sporting, musical or relationship success. The secondary school focuses on nurturing a passion for learning and works with the core values of the acronym REACH: “respect and resilience, equality, achievement, community, honesty and integrity”. Wilmington Grammar School for Girls holds an Investor in Careers award. Students are encouraged to take part in extra-curricular activities to strengthen their social skills and face new experiences and challenges. These range from the Duke of Edinburgh Award to overseas excursions.
“Pupils achieve exceptionally well across a wide range of subjects. They make outstanding progress from their starting points, which are significantly above those typical for their age. As a result, pupils are extremely well prepared for their next stage in education, training or employment.”