WILMINGTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
In pursuit of excellence
Nurturing a passion for learning
to Wilmington Grammar School for Girls Selecting the most suitable school for your daughter is such an important decision and one which requires careful consideration. Our aim is to ensure all our students achieve both academically and socially, enabling them to excel in order to meet their ambitions, within a happy, supportive and nurturing environment.
â€œ My daughter loves coming to school. She is flourishing academically and has made a wide circle of new friends.â€?
We offer a broad and balanced curriculum and prompt intellectual curiosity through an enquiry based approach to learning. Our ethos is one of constant challenge and encouragement to stimulate deep thinking and provide opportunities for personal growth. We also recognise that students learn best when they are happy, relaxed and positive, so in our school we try to ensure learning is fun and innovation is applauded. This generates outstanding examination results and helps students become well-rounded and confident individuals. We think we offer something quite unique at WGSG and you are warmly invited to attend one of our Open Days and/or Evenings so you can witness first-hand what makes this school so exciting. We very much look forward to welcoming you.
Year 7 parent
Mrs Donna Lodge, Executive Head Teacher
Mrs Sue Hunt, Head Teacher
We provide an outstanding experience which fosters a love of learning. Through innovative and skilful teaching, students are able to access a wide curriculum and examination results illustrate that progress within school is exceptional.
Top 10% of schools nationally
for progress made by pupils between their Key Stage 2 results at primary school and their GCSE results at age 16 The school prides itself on offering a destination driven focus, so students are encouraged to think beyond immediate curriculum choice and see a future of opportunities. The nurturing atmosphere at Wilmington Grammar School for Girls encourages students to recognise their individual skills and attributes. We value and commend every effort within a climate of celebration to ensure students are determined and grow in confidence.
The School has gained its
Investor in Careers award
Mindset Our motto is ‘In pursuit of excellence’ and this acknowledges that we are all, at all times, ‘work-in-progress’, striving for continuous improvement. At WGSG we encourage our students to be reflective and embrace challenges, to learn from mistakes and develop the resilience to have another attempt. This growth approach can lead to a happy and fulfilling school life and a willingness to adapt to change. It nurtures learners who value critique, support each other and feel empowered to drive their own learning. What better way is there to simultaneously help prepare our girls to prosper in an ever changing world?
“ I just love this school - it has helped me become who I am and I like who I am.” Year 11 student
Our core values are based on respect for each other and our environment, both in school, in Kent and further afield.
Our code of conduct, which is co-constructed with our students, emphasises the importance of fostering positive relationships and older students coach younger students to the mutual benefit of all. We are delighted to promote a harmonious community where the diversity of students’ backgrounds and heritage is celebrated. An extensive external visits programme encourages the raising of cultural awareness outside the classroom, from Europe to Africa to Asia, our students have access to a wide range of experiences.
“I think there is a really strong bond between students and staff. The transition from primary school to secondary school has been pain free and full of excitement.” Year 7 parent
Our school has an all-girls intake from Year 7 to Year 11 and then a co-educational 6th form in partnership with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys at post 16. For more information on WG6 please visit www.wg6.co.uk.
ENRICHMENT Opportunities outside the classroom help to strengthen friendships and provide access to a whole range of new experiences and interests.
England Ladies FC Elite performance
UK & Overseas trips annually
“ I have had the chance to try so many new things since joining Wilmington Grammar School for Girls. You really are encouraged to ‘reach for the stars!” Year 8 student We encourage students to participate in sporting activities, residential visits, creative and cultural opportunities, team building and personal challenge activities such as The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme. Our new Music and Performing Arts centre will add a further exciting dimension to the array of activities on offer at Wilmington Girls.
Trampolining National finalist
different enrichment activities
WILMINGTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Kent DA2 7BB Tel: 01322 226351/226038 Fax: 01322 222607 Email: email@example.com