William Ellis School
Welcome to William Ellis School - a school with a long and
distinguished history of serving the local community.
William Ellis School is a distinctive, dynamic and diverse school serving the educational needs of young people from our local community. We are proud of our history and although much has changed since the school was opened by WIlliam Ellis in Gospel Oak in 1862 we keep true to our founder's principles:
Upcoming EventsFull Calendar
Spring collection for Camden Foodbank
Our school community will be again be supporting the Camden Food Bank, with a collection of donations in school from now until 17th April.Read More
Camden Food Bank Collaboration
Our school community will be supporting the Camden Food Bank, with a collection of donations in school between 5th-15th December 2022.Read More
Camden Cross Country Competition 2022
On 14th October William Ellis boys from across the year groups participated in the annual Camden Cross Country competition, and boy did they do us proud!Read More
3K Fun Run 2022
On Friday 7th October all the students in years 7, 8 and 9 completed the annual WES 3km Fun Run to help raise money for sports equipment for their PE lessons and sports clubs.Read More
Remembering HM Queen Elizabeth II – our Royal connections
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited William Ellis School in 1979, and our Royal connections date back even further, to the time of our Founder.Read More
GCSE results - the class of 2022
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2022 - GCSE ResultsRead More
2022 – Another year of success for our Year 13 students!
William Ellis School is proud to share with you this year’s KS5 results. Two thirds of our students achieved a grade A*-C: cause for celebration indeed, especially as this is a cohort of students whose education has been severely disrupted as a consequence of the recent global pandemic.Read More
Events for families applying for admission in September 2023
On Monday 17th October Headteacher Izzy Jones will host an online Q&A for prospective families. Find out more below.Read More
Year 10 mock careers interviews event
For the first time William Ellis School has staged a mock interview day for all students in Year 10.Read More
William Ellis students can borrow eBooks and Audiobooks for free
We have signed up for ePlatform, which allows our students to borrow eBooks and Audiobooks without any subscription or overdue fees.Read More
Year 10 Language Leaders
Our Year 10 linguists have been visiting local primary schools and teaching modern foreign languages to Key Stage 2 children.Read More
World Book Day celebrations
This week we have been celebrating 25 years of World Book Day.Read More
William Ellis’ centre for outdoor learning, The Mill, is in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. It is situated in the picturesque village of Forest Green which lies nestled within the Surrey Hills just outside Dorking.
Forming a strong part of our rich tradition, visits to The Mill have formed the backbone of our personal development programme for students for over 30 years.