Whitmore High School

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Whitmore High School
Type Community school, Comprehensive
Headteacher Sue Hammond
Chair of Governors Dr Iain Farrell
Location Porlock Avenue,
England England
Coordinates: 51°34′23″N 0°21′11″W / 51.573°N 0.353°W / 51.573; -0.353
Local authority Harrow
DfE URN 102239 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1653
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–19
Website www.whitmore.harrow.sch.uk

Whitmore High School is a state secondary school in the London Borough of Harrow. The school's students are mostly drawn from the wider Harrow area. In March 2015, the school was judged "Outstanding" by Ofsted for the second time.[1][2]


Whitmore High School was created in September 1974 when the London Borough of Harrow adopted a comprehensive system of education.

Whitmore is now an established community comprehensive school with a sixth form and is a specialist Science College. In September 2010 the school moved to a new building.

Whitmore High School's last two Ofsted inspections, one in 2007[3] and the latest in 2015,[1] have both judged the school as "Outstanding".

Sixth Form[edit]

Whitmore opened its sixth form in 2005 as part of the borough's "collegiate" post-16 offer.[4] Along with the rest of the school, Whitmore's sixth form was judged as "Outstanding" by Ofsted in 2015.[1]

The construction of a new sixth form block began in late 2013, and the finished building opened in 2015, consisting of six classrooms and a new sixth form common room and study area.


The uniform consists of a black blazer, emblazoned with the Whitmore badge on the left hand side, black trousers (or skirt for girls), white buttoned shirt and a grey and black striped tie. Pupils may also choose to wear a black v-necked jumper and in colder months may wear a coat (blue or black).

Former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ofsted, inspection report for Whitmore High School, 2015
  2. ^ Ofsted, Inspection Reports page for Whitmore High School, accessed July 2015, [1]
  3. ^ Ofsted, inspection report for Whitmore High School, 2007
  4. ^ Sixth form education in Harrow, Harrow Council website, accessed July 2015 [2]

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