Willowfield School

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Willowfield School
Motto Give all thou canst
Established 1911
Type Community school
Headteacher Clive Rosewell
Location 209 Blackhorse Road
Greater London
E17 6ND
United Kingdom United Kingdom
51°35′10″N 0°02′24″W / 51.5862°N 0.0401°W / 51.5862; -0.0401Coordinates: 51°35′10″N 0°02′24″W / 51.5862°N 0.0401°W / 51.5862; -0.0401
Local authority Waltham Forest
DfE URN 103100 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 720
Ages 11–16
Publication Willowfield's World
Website Willowfield School

Willowfield School is a six form entry, mixed gender secondary school in Walthamstow, East London with 720 students on roll. It is a popular oversubscribed neighbourhood 11-16 comprehensive school that admits 180 girls and boys to Year 7 each year. The current headteacher is Clive Rosewell, who succeeded John Hemingway in April 2016. The school has recently relocated to fantastic purpose built new premises on Blackhorse Road. The school's motto is 'Give all thou canst". Willowfield does fantastic work with its students and was recognised in 2016 as one of the top 100 schools in the country for student progress.


  • A Holder of the ArtsMark Silver Award – for the quality of the opportunities offered in music, drama, art and dance.[1]
  • A Holder of the Healthy Schools Award – for the work we do in encouraging students to adopt healthy lifestyles.[2]

Building Schools for the Future[edit]

Willowfield has finally been rebuilt and now all the students and teachers have state of the art technology to help students learn and develop in an active environment.


Willowfield School is one of many in the country to take part in the BBC's 'School Report', in which pupils showcase their English & Drama talents by reporting for the BBC.

Report 1 - Link (See 10:48 - Pick of the Papers )

Report 2 - Link (See 15:04 - Working through Lunch )

Notable former pupils[edit]

Fitz Hall[3] - Defender currently playing for Queens Park Rangers.


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