Wymondham High Academy

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Wymondham High Academy
Type Academy
Principal Jonathan Rockey
Vice Principal Chanel Oswick
Wymondham High Academy is located in Norfolk
Wymondham High Academy
Wymondham High Academy
Location Folly Road
NR18 0QT
52°34′31″N 1°07′04″E / 52.5754°N 1.1179°E / 52.5754; 1.1179Coordinates: 52°34′31″N 1°07′04″E / 52.5754°N 1.1179°E / 52.5754; 1.1179
DfE URN 137461 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Capacity 1410
Students 1620
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Ellis, MacMillan, Abbey and Cheshire
Publication WyHigh, a newsletter exclusive to students and guardians
Specialist status Arts (operational)
Pupils receiving free school meals 7.1% (2013)
Website www.wymondhamhigh.co.uk

Wymondham High Academy is a state-funded co-educational academy school in the English county of Norfolk It can be found near the centre of the town of Wymondham, to the west of Norwich. It has around 1,650 pupils aged 11 to 18.[1] The principal is Mr J Rockey


The school is divided into 4 blocks: North (English, Geography, I.T), South (Sciences, Music, Drama), Middle (Maths, Languages, RE) and, from 2013, East (Art, History). There is also a relatively small social sciences block, used exclusively by the sixth form. Neighbouring Wymondham Leisure Centre is used for its physical education facilities.

House system[edit]

The House system was set up in 1975. There are currently four houses:

There are 12 tutor groups in each house.

New history and art block[edit]

In 2012, the school received a £3 million grant from Norfolk County Council to build a new Art and History block. It was built by contractors R G Carter Ltd and was completed in July 2013, covering 1,336 sq/m in total.[2]

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