Headteacher’s Welcome

Thank you for your interest in our fantastic 11-18 school.

We value all our students and believe that, with our support, everyone at Christopher Whitehead Language College and Sixth Form achieves excellence in their education. This is a school that is still undergoing significant investment, with a £5 million building programme due to be completed by February 2017. This will see an extension to the dining hall, a new sixth form centre and twenty new classrooms.

A twenty first century infrastructure to match the twenty first century education.

Our students’ behaviour and attendance have continued to be recognised as exemplary and have been judged to be ‘outstanding’ in our last three Ofsted inspections. All students make significant social and academic progress. These are key performance indicators that tell you our students feel happy, safe and ready to learn. Crucially, they make progress from their starting point. We ensure they follow the correct curriculum pathway in order to achieve the best qualifications and develop the best skills for further education and a successful career. No student leaves our school without a course, apprenticeship or a pathway to a successful future.

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CWLC Latest News

Student learn about nuclear power with EDF
On Tuesday 10th January Sukhy Hogwood, Safety Manager and STEM ambassador for EDF energy, visited Christopher Whitehead Sixth Form as part of their Impetus Programme of visiting professionals and academics. 
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Christopher Whitehead students take ukelele fun to Fort Royal pupils
  The ukulele band and choir from Christopher Whitehead Language College entertained the children at Fort Royal School with a morning of song and dance.
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CWLC students support domestic abuse White Ribbon Campaign 2016
Students from Christopher Whitehead Language College and Sixth Form have added their support to the White Ribbon Campaign tackling domestic abuse and sexual violence. 
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CWLC Bake-Off
Monday 18th November saw the second annual Great CWLC Bake-Off, organised and overseen by House Competitions Co-ordinator, Miss Ash.
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Applications to our Sixth Form are now open!