Wycombe High School

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County Buckinghamshire
Address Wycombe High School, Marlow Road, High Wycombe HP11 1TB
Type Girls Grammar
Pupils 1,296
Places in Year7 180
Open Days July/September
Competition Approx. 30% reach qualifying score. Places then awarded by distance from school gate.
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format Bucks 11 Plus CEM Style  



Information about the school – Wycombe High School

Wycombe High School is a larger than average-sized secondary school. The proportion of students eligible for free school meals is very low. The proportion of students from minority ethnic groups is higher than that found nationally. The largest heritage groups represented in the school are White British and Pakistani. The proportion of students who speak English as an additional language is higher than that found nationally. The proportion of disabled students and those with special educational needs supported by school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is very low. The school has specialist status in mathematics and computing and holds the Artsmark Gold Award, Healthy Schools Award, Investors in People Award, NACE Challenge Award and the Sportsmark Award. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set minimum expectations for attainment and progress.

The current headteacher was appointed from 1 January 2009. The school converted to academy status on 1 May 2011.