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  • RSPB School's Birdwatch

    Published 05/02/24
    Ms Cockcroft, Science Teacher, writes: On 1st February, WES students and staff took part in the RSPC School's Birdwatch for the first time. A couple of weeks beforehand, some new bird feeders were installed on the school site. A fantastic g
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  • BTEC Business Trip

    Published 05/02/24
    Last month, Year 12 BTEC students attended a workshop hosted by Snapchat and Amazon. WES student Alana writes:  On 23rd January, the BTEC Business group went on a trip to Snapchat headquarters. We had a fun filled day and we were able to t
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  • Year 10 Art - 'Cabinet of Curiosities' Project Update

    Published 05/02/24
     Ms Madsen, Head of Art, Craft & Design, writes:   Students in Year 10 Art and Graphics classes have continued their work on the Lauderdale house 'Cabinet of Curiosities' project. This week they created wax moulds
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  • Year 7 Pizza Perfection!

    Published 05/02/24
    Ms Madsen, Head of Art, Craft & Design, writes:   Last week I popped into a Year 7 Food Tech lesson and the students were excited to show me the pizzas they were busy creating. They made their own dough and then added tomato sa
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  • KS3 Spanish Trip to the BFI

    Published 05/02/24
    Joseph in 9B writes: Myself and a group of students went on a Spanish MFL trip to watch a Spanish documentary and do various activities based on that. I learnt a lot of new words and saw a short film about a man with the power to make lightbulbs;
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  • Christmas Community Project

    Published 04/12/23

    Students in Years 7 and 8 are working on a project supporting local elderly services in the lead up to the Christmas break.

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    Published 24/08/23

    122 students sat GCSEs at William Ellis School this summer and we are delighted with their results:

    • 70% of boys achieved 5 or more GCSEs at grades 4 to 9, including English and Maths
    • 74% achieved grades 4 to 9 in both English and Maths and 60% achieved at least grades 5 in both
    • Half of boys achieved at least one GCSE at the top grades 7 to 9
    • 29% of all results were grades 7 to 9
    • In English 83% of boys achieved at least grade 4, 72% achieved at least grade 5 and 30% achieved at least a grade 7
    • In Maths 79% of boys achieved at least grade 4, 65% achieved at least grade 5 and 34% achieved at least a grade 7
    • In Languages, in which 90% of all students sat a GCSE, 61% achieved a grade 4 or above.
    • 72% of the cohort achieved 2 or more Science GCSEs at grade 4 and above
    • 53% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate (English, Maths, Geography or History, two Sciences and a Foreign Language at grades 4 to 9). 29% achieved a grade 5 or above in this suite of subjects.
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  • Key Stage 5 results to celebrate 2023

    Published 17/08/23

    We are incredibly proud of the A Level results achieved this year by our Key Stage 5 students, who have shown exceptional resilience and dedication over the course of their studies. They absolutely rose to the challenge of their exams – marked to those of the same standard as those of 2019, but in the context of pandemic disrupted A Level and GCSE study and without the opportunity to sit examinations two years ago.

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  • Year 10 students' Artwork Exhibited at Lauderdale House

    Published 23/05/23

    Year 10 Art and Graphics students will have their work displayed at Lauderdale House as part of this year's Highgate Festival.

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  • New Breakfast Club - in partnership with Magic Breakfast

    Published 17/05/23

    William Ellis is proud to be in new partnership with Magic Breakfast, providing healthy breakfasts to our pupils so that they are settled and ready to learn.  

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  • Visit our admissions pages to find out more about school places, including for Year 7 in September 2023

    Published 16/05/23



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  • Spring collection for Camden Foodbank

    Published 22/03/23

    Our school community will be again be supporting the Camden Food Bank, with a collection of donations in school from now until 17th April.

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