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Whitefield Unique Selling Points

  • Our unique primary transition programme ensures students are confident and prepared before they join us in September.

  • We have a positive P8 score at KS4 which was 0.13 in 2019. There are some outstanding performances across a range of subjects at GCSE level including Biology (100% 9-4), Chemistry(100% 9-4), Physics (100% 9-4), Computer Science (100% 9-4), Film Studies (92% 9-4), GCSE PE (79% 9-4), Drama (75% 9-4) English Literature (78% 9-4), English Language (72% 9-4) and Mathematics (64% 9-4), French (76% 9-4), . 18 students in year 11 had a progress score of +1.

  • 100% of Year 13 students achieved top grades A* to C in Art & Design, History, Resistant Materials, Further Maths, Italian, Spanish, Arabic and Russian. 100% of students achieved a pass at A Level in the following subjects English, Film Studies and Polish. There were exceptional results in Film with 45% of students achieving a grade A*-B and Maths with 40% of students achieving an A*-B grade. Students in Year 13 achieved on average a C grade.

  • “The exceptional progress" made by students has been praised by Ofsted. We have a school culture of high aspirations for all.

  • Appropriately challenging, innovative curriculum with individualised pathways at Key Stages 4 and 5.

  • Our Sixth Form goes from strength to strength with students accepted into top Russell Group Universities. “The excellent behaviour of sixth form students makes a strong contribution to the school’s positive ethos. They lead by example and are very positive role models for the younger students” (Ofsted).

  • Our exceptional student services and pastoral support which includes mentoring, counselling (online and one to one), equine therapy, a dedicated student well being officer, parental support and partnerships with outside school agencies which Ofsted recognised as an “Outstanding Personal Development and Behaviour”.

  • One of only 15 schools across the UK involved with the Music in Secondary Schools Trust (MiSST). Every Key Stage 3 student has fully funded peripatetic music lessons for three years and free instruments plus the chance to perform in ensembles and orchestras at school and nationally.

  • Our team of supportive, committed and fully qualified specialist teachers go above and beyond to ensure all our students achieve their full potential. We are fully staffed and our teachers teach what they are trained to teach. We retain our best teachers and staff turnover is very low.

  • Our careers programme offers special events throughout the year linked to Access Aspiration and Reed, providing every student with top quality work experience. This planned award winning CEIAG programme across all year groups from Year 7 to Year 13 also provides students with an excellent insight into the world of Higher Education and work and prepares them for successful futures.

  • We have a strong focus on developing student leaders of the future with strong links with businesses, partnerships and other organisations.

  • Our state-of-the-art, exceptionally well resourced learning environment enables students to explore new possibilities and be successful in their studies.

  • Our brand new purpose built autism provision is due to open very soon.

  • We have an extensive range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities including weekend and holiday study schools and in excess of 100 trips annually.

  • We have excellent transport links across all of Barnet and surrounding London boroughs, such as Brent, Camden and Islington.