At Wilsthorpe, our values and commitment to excellence influences every aspect of our educational journey, shaping not only the school but also the individual experiences of our students. As soon as you step into our school, you’ll be greeted by our rallying motto, ‘Be the best you can be’. This sets the tone for our vibrant school community characterised by a culture of dignity and respect.

We are guided by our principles of ‘Excellence in Learning’ and ‘Relationships First’, we prioritise academic rigor, progress, and positive connections within our school community. ‘Excellence in Learning’ reflects our dedication to high expectations, expert teaching, and continuous improvement. While ‘Relationships First’ focuses on fostering self-discipline and positive connections.

We aspire to be a 100% school where each student is confident, they have a trusted adult, engages in enriching extracurricular activities, joins the Wilsthorpe Reads program, and achieves positive destinations at the end of Year 11 or 13.

Our curriculum goes beyond the ordinary, exceeding expectations to offer meticulously planned knowledge-rich experiences that actively cultivate cultural capital. We have a proactive approach to literacy and a high-quality careers program preparing students for the challenges of our ever-evolving world.

Thank you for exploring what makes our school special. Join us in creating an ambitious community that values both personal and academic growth.

Exam Outcomes

Compelling Culture and Values

High-value Curriculum

Expert Teaching

High-quality Careers Support

Inspiring Experiences


Sixth Form

Tailored Exam and Revision Support