London Redbridge Grammar Schools


Ilford County High School

Entrance Exam Dates:

In light of the COVID-19 situation, we cannot confirm when the Redbridge 11 plus selection tests will take place. You will appreciate that it is our priority to follow Government guidance and ensure your children and school staff are kept safe.

From 1 May 2020, please register as normal, at this time, we will not be accepting any registrations after the deadline has passed, unless there was an exceptional reason that prevented you from doing so.

https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools/redbridge-11-plus/

Ofsted Report: Outstanding
https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/102850

Test Type: CEM
https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools/redbridge-11-plus/

Specialisation

Boys school.

The school prides itself on its sporting achievements in football and cricket as well as more unusual sports like Bike Polo. The PE department provide a wide range of teams giving our highest achieving sportsmen the opportunity to compete against other schools.

These usually include the Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out Challenge’, the National Schools’ Mathematics Challenge, the Hans Woyda Mathematics Competition, the Physics Olympiad, Magistrates Court ‘Mock Trial’ Competition, and several others linked to Business Studies and Economics.

https://www.ichs.org.uk/prospectus

The school offers swimming lessons, food studies as part of its curriculum.

Year 7-8 study both French and Spanish and can chose to continue learning either one later in their school caeer.

Year 9’s also learn philosophy, psychology and business.

https://www.ichs.org.uk/curriculum

No info regarding GCSE results on schools website.


Woodford County High School

Entrance Exam Dates:

In light of the COVID-19 situation, we cannot confirm when the Redbridge 11 plus selection tests will take place. You will appreciate that it is our priority to follow Government guidance and ensure your children and school staff are kept safe.

From 1 May 2020, please register as normal, at this time, we will not be accepting any registrations after the deadline has passed, unless there was an exceptional reason that prevented you from doing so.

https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools/redbridge-11-plus/

Last year the test was on Saturday 14 September 2019.

https://www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk/page/?title=Year+7+application+Procedure&pid=115

Ofsted Report: Outstanding
https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/102852

Test Type: CEM
https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/schools/redbridge-11-plus/

Specialisation

At Woodford we run a huge range of visits for students of all age groups. Day visits with targeted educational outcomes reinforce learning in individual subject areas. In addition, our proximity to London gives us access to many enrichment opportunities.

School Day visits:

  • Physics Department Visit to CERN in Geneva
  • English visits to productions at the Globe Theatre, the New Rose Theatre in Kingston, and the West End
  • Art Department visits to exhibitions at Tate Modern and the Saatchi Gallery
  • Geography field work in Epping Forest, Herne Bay and Clacton.
  • A Cross-curricular History/Geography/RS visit to Rochester.
  • Science lectures and demonstrations at the Science Museum and at London Universities
  • Language visits to Boulogne and the German markets.
  • Sports-focused visits to the University of Westminster and the 2012 Olympic Stadium.
  • Politics visit to the Houses of Parliament.

Residential visits:

  • History Department visit to Washington DC (2016)
  • The Classics department visit Greece (2019)
  • Classics department visit the Bay of Naples (2018)
  • A Geography tour of Iceland (2019)
  • History visits to the Belgian and French battlefields (2020)
  • Creative Technologies visit to Berlin (2019)
  • Religious Studies department visit to Poland (2020)

Expeditions:

Senior students may apply to participate in expeditions: a commitment which involves active fundraising, a significant element of physical challenge, and participation in an ambitious community project abroad.

Woodford expeditions, led by Wilderness Experience, have included:

  • 2016 Nepal
  • 2013 Cambodia
  • 2011 Morocco
  • 2010 Ghana
  • 2008 China and Mongolia
  • 2006 Belize and Guatemala
  • 2004 Ecuador
  • 2002 Peru
  • 2000 Borneo

All girls spend one hour each week on Personal, Social, Health and Careers Education (PSHCE).

https://www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk/page/?title=Years+7%2D9+Programmes+of+Study&pid=76

Latin, German and French are taught to all girls from year 7-9.

Food studies.

Product Design

In Product Design the students gain confidence in a workshop environment by using hand tools and machines. They will learn about plastics and how to manufacture products promoting healthy eating using injection moulding. They will also learn about how plastics are used in packaging and use a vacuum former. For the rest of the course in they will learn about how mechanisms are used in systems and control to model pop up mechanisms and also be introduced to CAD/CAM by designing products that will be manufactured using the Laser cutter.

https://www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk/_site/data/files/teaching%20and%20learning/year7-9%20programmes%20of%20study/660E94E5F4C2C90EBA9E02566CC22878.pdf

School has a dance studio, basketball court and netball court.

https://wchs.schoolhire.co.uk

Historic building.

https://www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk/page/?title=History+of+the+School&pid=98

GCSE Results

4 girls achieved straight grades 9s across their ten subjects.

47 had straight 9 – 7 grades (A* / A grades in the old currency).

100% of pupils achieving 5+ levels 9-5.

https://www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk/page/?title=2019+Exam+results&pid=1513

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