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Our Curriculum

Wembley High offers a rich and extensive curriculum.

Our fundamental belief is that all students are entitled to an individually tailored and holistic education. We therefore encourage students to sit exams as soon as they are ready, and offer a wide range of additional qualifications and extra-curricular enrichment to provide a rounded learning experience.

At Key Stage 3 (Years 7 – 8), we place great emphasis on giving all students a firm grounding in the core subject areas of English, Maths and Science. Pupils are streamed by ability in their classes, and further setting takes place in English, maths and science so that everyone receives appropriately tailored tuition. 

At Key Stage 4 (Years 9 – 11), we provide an even more personalised curriculum which is geared towards students’ individual aptitudes and skills. The curriculum in each pathway consists of the core subjects and a range of choices that allow pupils to progress on to courses at Key Stage 5. As a unique feature of our curriculum, we encourage pupils to sit exams when they are ready for them and many will finish before Year 11. Those that achieve high grades then have the opportunity to pursue additional courses or higher study in a wide range of subjects.

The primary aim of our Sixth Form (Year 12 - 13)  is to prepare our pupils for the transition from school to university. Pupils have a wide variety of choice with most pupils taking 4 AS – Levels in year 12 followed by 3 A – Levels in year 13 and the vast majority of our students go on to gain places at leading universities.

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Latest News

Posted on: 30/06/2016

WHTC School Recognised in Annual Awards (20/06/16)

It was announced today that Wembley High Technology College has won numerous awards for the Good Schools Guide Awards. These are awarded for the outstanding achievement of the College last year and recognise Wembley High to be the highest achieving school in England for many categories, including the best performance for an English Comprehensive school in Science, English Language and Literature, Spanish and French. Wembley High has been presented with these awards by the Good Schools Guide for out-performing all other English schools in these categories. The prestigious annual awards, which are in their 10th year, are based on a detailed analysis of the most recent examination results, and are designed to highlight consistently outstanding teaching. Executive Headteacher, Gill Bal, said, "We are absolutely delighted to be acknowledged in this way for our excellence in so many categories. This is a very proud moment for us and we are sure it will inspire and encourage all pupils to achieve even higher." The Good Schools Guide Awards are based on a series of calculations which take into account relative popularity and performance of the subject, absolute performance, and percentage of pupils taking the subject. It is the largest independent guide to UK schools and contains over 1300 good schools across both the independent and state sectors.  Gold Award- Boys Geography Gold Award- Boys English Gold Award- Boys French Gold Award- Boys Spanish Gold Award- Girls Additional Science Gold Award- Girls Geography Gold Award- Girls French Gold Award- Girls Spanish Gold Award- Boys Additional Science