Bentley Wood High School

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Bentley Wood High School
Type Academy
Headteacher Ms Janice Howkins
Location Clamp Hill
Stanmore
Harrow
HA7 3JW
England
Coordinates: 51°37′05″N 0°19′56″W / 51.61796°N 0.33225°W / 51.61796; -0.33225
DfE number 310/4032
DfE URN 137178 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1021
Gender Girls
Ages 11–18
Houses 4
Website www.bentleywood.harrow.sch.uk

Bentley Wood High School is an all-girls secondary academy school in Stanmore Harrow, England. The school was declared outstanding by Ofsted,[1] and has been in the top 1% of schools nationally for three years. It was recognized as the 7th highest school in the country in 2015 for student progress. [2]

History[edit]

BWHS was originally called Heriots Wood Grammar School.

About the school[edit]

Aerial view of Bentley Wood

Bentley Wood High School is a multi-cultural girls' comprehensive school which receives students from a wide range of primary schools. The majority of students transfer from Harrow Primary schools but also admit students from out of borough.[3]

Bentley Wood High School specializes in Maths, Science, and Computing. It has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2015 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).[4] It is situated just north of the A410, in the parish of All Saints, Harrow Weald, just south of Bentley Wood Nature Reserve. It can be reached via Masefield Avenue.

School Life[edit]

There are now four Houses. Earth, Air, Fire and Water, named after the four classical natural elements. Each House has its own logo designed by students.

Admissions[edit]

The Academy complies with the requirements of the Funding Agreement and the School Admissions Code, and recognises that its ‘relevant area’ is the London Borough of Harrow.

Notable former pupils[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ofsted report", Ofsted Reports
  2. ^ "Compare Schools""], Gov.uk
  3. ^ "Equality Information - Bentley Wood High School". Bentleywood.harrow.sch.uk. Retrieved 2013-11-01. 
  4. ^ tables/secondary schools/html/310_4032.stm Bentley Wood High School on the BBC news website

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