Wombourne High School Year 7 Student to Play County Cricket!


We have fantastic news, Year 7 student, Megan Day has been selected to represent Staffordshire County Cricket Under 13’s Girls Team!

Megan was nominated by her club, Beacon Cricket Club, to attend a trial earlier in the month at Brewood Cricket Club. 41 talented youngsters attended the trial all attempting to make the final 26 player squad for the 2020 season.

We are DELIGHTED to announce that Megan made the squad! Megan was the youngest player to trial and she had to work incredibly hard to impress the coaches given her age, but impress she did and she will be lining up to play the likes of Shropshire, Cheshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Derbyshire next season!

We are all immensely proud of Megan’s achievements and cannot wait to see how many wickets Megan takes next year with her superb spin bowling!

Megan dreams of playing cricket for England one day and we all truly believe that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!

Train to Teach with Us!


Are you searching for a route into teaching? Or do you know of someone who is?

Whether it is Primary or Secondary education you are interested in.

Join us at Woodrush Community Hub on Wednesday 6th November at 6:00-7:30pm!

Discover your teaching potential and receive expert advice by attending this event. This open evening covers topics from how to apply to the interview process; advice available on a 1-1 individual basis.

For more information regarding this event, please contact teachingschool@woodrush.org

Click Here to view the flyer for the open evening.

Be Aware That You Must Book To Attend This Event.

Secretary of State for Education Visits Wombourne High School!


We are so pleased to have had a great visit today from our local MP & Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson! Mr. Williamson was most impressed with the school and our students, taking time to visit lessons and host a discussion with our student leaders.

Wombourne High School Headteacher, Dr Gemma Smith, added: ‘It was a real honour to welcome such a prestigious guest, Mr. Williamson was genuinely excited about the direction the school is heading, especially the progress of our new block’

There is a gallery of the visit on the school Facebook Page.

 

2020 Admission News – Make WHS your First Choice!


Applying for a Year 7 place in our school for September 2020 admission:

You must apply for your child’s place at Wombourne High School via your own Local Authority.

Your Local Authority Admissions is open from 2 September to 31 October 2019.

You should apply for your child’s place by 31 October 2019.

We have lots of students attending Wombourne High School from other surrounding areas of Dudley, Shropshire & Wolverhampton.

Your child is guaranteed a place if we are your 1st choice.

The easiest way to apply is online. See your relevant link below and call us if you require any further information or would like to come in and see us:

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Education/Admissions-secondary/Apply/Overview.aspx

https://www.dudley.gov.uk/residents/learning-and-school/school-information/school-admissions/secondary-year-7-intake/

https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/school-admissions/admissions-arrangements-and-criteria/admission-arrangements-for-shropshire-council-schools-2020-21/

https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/education-and-schools/school-admissions/school-admissions-applications

Wombourne Open Evening a Huge Success


On Thursday 19th September staff and students at Wombourne High School welcomed prospective students and their families to the school.

Hundreds upon hundreds of year 6 students explored all areas of the school including a welcome from headteacher, Dr. Gemma Smith, a number of extraordinary students spoke on stage to a packed out auditorium and student leaders and volunteers held demonstrations and exhibitions all around the school.

Some gruesome dissections in science along with the odd (CONTROLLED) explosion and a historical photobooth in humanities were just a couple of highlights from a wonderful night.

Dr. Smith would like to thank all those that attended and to the students that acted as exemplary hosts and tour guides, the final thank you must go to the wonderful team of staff that go above and beyond to create such a fantastic event!

A gallery of the evening can be found on the school Facebook Page

CHOOSE WOMBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL!

Wombourne High School Students Receive 2019 GCSE Results!


Wombourne High School GCSE Results 2019

Many congratulations to Wombourne High School students on a fantastic set of GCSE exam results.  70% of students passed both GCSE Maths and English (National average 59%).  41% of students gained at least one grade 7 (A+ grade).

A special well done for amazing results go to Josh Morris (6 GCSEs at grade 9, 4 at grade 8 and Further Maths at grade A) and George Taylor (4 GCSEs at grade 9, 4 at grade 8, 2 at grade 7 and Further Maths at grade A*).  Many congratulations to all of our students who have worked incredibly hard and achieved so highly, we are very proud of your achievements.

Mr Tony Bowles, Invictus Education Trust CEO, added: ‘Another fantastic set of results across the Trust which further confirms our collaborative approach is providing excellent outcomes for the most important people, our students!

Congratulations to each and every one of our students receiving their GCSE results today. There are some incredible performances across our Trust, in terms of both attainment and progress. An area of our results that would like to bring to your attention is the amount of grade 9’s our students have achieved. It is easy to see a grade 9 as an A* equivalent, but it is more than that. Students receiving a grade 9 in any given subject can classify themselves as ‘in the top 2% in the country’! This is a truly remarkable achievement and one of many areas of our results I take great pride in.

Our students always have and always will come first, but I would like to personally thank the staff across our Trust, who go above and beyond on a daily, sometimes hourly, basis to provide outstanding environments for our students to excel in.

I look forward to welcoming many of our students back in September as part of the Invictus Sixth Form’

For anyone that would like to learn more about our Trust please come to visit us at one or more of our open evenings. All details are available on our website www.invictus.education or call to arrange a visit on 01384 686586

Please visit the Invictus Facebook page for gallery

Incredible A Level Results at Invictus 6th Wombourne Campus


Invictus 6th Wombourne Campus Another incredible year for our students, with 37% of all grades being at  A or A*, 50% being A*- B and 72% A*-C! We are proud of all Invictus 6th Wombourne Campus students for the incredible effort and hard work they dedicated to achieving their exam successes . We must, however, mention the exceptional results of several students: Luke Baynham achieved Grade A* in Physics, Mathematics and Further Mathematics and Grade A in Chemistry. He will be heading off to Oxford University to read Mathematics. Lauren Baldwin achieved Grade A in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology and will go on to study Medicine at Birmingham University. Caitlin Oakley achieved Grade A in History, Psychology and Art & Design and also a Grade A for her Extended Project qualification. She will progress on to Birmingham University to read History.

Director of Invictus 6th, Jane Kendrick added: ‘I am incredibly proud of the tremendous achievements of Invictus Sixth Form students this summer. Building on huge success from last year, 27% of all results achieved in 2019 are at A* or A grade with more than 70% of results at grade C or above.

The hard work and dedication of our wonderful students and committed teachers has resulted in our students gaining places on highly competitive courses at some of the most prestigious universities in the country such as Oxford, Birmingham and Warwick. As they embark on the next chapter of their education, we wish them well and look forward to hearing about their future successes and career plans.

For Year 11 students about to start their final year of GCSEs and who wish to join our success, please call 01384 686558 or email jkendrick@invictus.education for more information. Our Sixth Form open evening will be held at the Copthorne Hotel, Waterfront, Dudley on Wednesday 13th November between 6.00 to 9.00pm. All students and parents/carers are welcome to attend.

Wombourne High School


From September 2019 Ounsdale High School will become Wombourne High School.

This is an exciting time for the school, which is really moving forward and seeing students achieve fantastic academic, sporting and musical success.

We have a new reception, a brand new 10 classroom teaching block will be opened in the 2019-2020 academic year, and other improvements to the site are planned. A new name for an exciting time in the school’s history, a unique time when a significant amount of funding has been spent on school improvements. Funding that has been made available to us because we are a member of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Although historic, Ounsdale is not a well-known area, and as the sole high school located within the wider area of Wombourne we are proud to be associated with the village, the change of name will reflect this.

Our students are at the heart of all we do, and we want the very best for them. Wombourne High School’s key values of hard work, positivity and kindness are epitomised in the way our students work and behave.

As Ounsdale High School becomes Wombourne High School we know that the students will continue to thrive and go from strength to strength.

Wombourne High School is part of the Invictus Education Trust. A trust that every day, in every way, puts the students first. Providing unique challenges for students to seize. Being part of the Invictus Trust has afforded students a variety of opportunities, such as sailing, golf, clay pigeon shooting, ballet with The Royal Ballet Company, musical performances at the Royal Albert Hall and a choir tour of Germany.

Last week we held a photo shoot for next years prospectus and students modelled the new uniform, throughout the day over 100 students wore the uniform and the feedback from them was excellent.

We ask for your continued support and positivity at this time, particularly in recognising and celebrating our student’s accomplishments.

Click here for our Uniform Policy, including details of how it will be phased in.