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    Dream Exam Results 2015
    67% A*-C inc. English and Maths at GCSE
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    Best A Level Results for Years
    53% A*-B, 71% A*-C and 99% A*-E
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    William de Ferrers School
    An Academy for the Community
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    William de Ferrers School
    An Academy for the Community



It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the William de Ferrers School website. I am extremely proud to be the Headteacher of this excellent school, which lies at the heart of its community and aims to provide an outstanding, world-class education for each and every student.

On this website you can find information about our school, its management, staff and pupils. The site also covers the various subject departments, school life and examination results, you can also download our weekly information bulletins from the News and Events section.

If you wish to find out more about us, please ring for a copy of our prospectus or come and visit the school in person by making an appointment.

Read More from the Headteacher.

Neal McGowan


  • 09:52 AM - 27th November, 2015 Delighted the William de Ferrers School has made the Sunday Times Top 500 state secondary schools. Great recognition for students and staff.
  • 04:27 PM - 23rd October, 2015 Livvy Castle - 8L had her poem ’Lovely World’ published in a book ‘Poetopia’. Livvy received her own copy of the book this week-fantastic!
  • 04:25 PM - 23rd October, 2015 Congrats Tom Wood who won the Regatta Cup with sailing partner Ryan Hulley and is being assessed by British Rowing for future Olympic Rowers
  • 08:22 AM - 23rd October, 2015 Photos of our Year 7 students taking part in PE clubs Read more
  • 12:25 PM - 9th October, 2015 Looking for a Year 12 place in Sixth Form in September 2016? Come along to our Open Evening on Monday 12 October 2015 at 6.00pm. Please RT.