Alessandro Polito

GCSE results continue trend of success

GCSE Results 2019     Once again Highworth Warneford School is celebrating excellent GCSE results. Pupil progress is strong across a wide range of subjects. Headteacher, Andy Steele said, “we are very pleased with this year’s provisional results. These results reflect the hard work of the pupils and the staff as well as the excellent […]

Party in the Park

This year’s party in the park was very well attended and the evening saw a fantastic range of high quality performances from all of the year groups. The weather was sunny and so was the atmosphere. The Music Department were thrilled with the number of students who wanted to be involved, and the amazing professionalism […]

Year 9 pupils win prize at Go4Set STEM event

Over the past 8 weeks, twelve students from Year 9 have been taking part in a STEM programme called Go4Set. The students had to design an eco-hotel alongside engineers from TE Connectivity, and then write up their project and complete a presentation to a panel of experts at the STEAM Museum in Swindon.  Congratulations to all the […]

Keeping in touch with the trip to Rome 2019

This year we have set up a private Twitter feed for Parents and Staff to follow while we are away in Rome from 1 – 4 July 2019.  If you would like to be kept informed during this trip, please follow us at @Rometrip2019.  Mrs Niazi, Head of RE.

The Prom 2019

We had a lovely evening at The Marriott Hotel in Swindon, for the Year 11 Prom on Friday evening. The weather was amazing and allowed family, friends and staff to enjoy the spectacle of the young people in their dresses and suits. The cars seem to get bigger and grander every year, but certainly add […]

Year 7 trip to France 5-8 July 2019

Year 7 trip to France 5-8 July 2019

Thank you to all the parents who attended the information evening last night, for those parents unable to attend, please click on the links below to access a copy of the presentation, information sheet and clothing list.  Please contact me at the school if you need any further information.  Mr Turney, Head of Languages Department. […]

PTA Jumble Sale – Saturday 8th June

We will be holding a Jumble Sale on Saturday 8 June from 10.30am to 12.30pm, in the school hall.  All proceeds will go to the PTA, which will be used to support various activities in school, along with supplies for additional items not covered by the school budget.  Donations can be left at any time […]

Open Evening and Open Mornings

Parents and pupils in years 5 & 6 are invited to our Open Evening on Thursday 3 October 2019.  The tours will begin at 5.30pm followed by a presentation at 7.00pm from Mr A. Steele, Headteacher.  We will also be holding Open mornings (dates tbc); this will enable you to see the school ‘in action’ during a […]

Study Timetables

Study Timetables have been added to the website and copies will displayed on the Exams Noticeboard in the dining hall. Amendments may occur at a later date, so please click on the link below to view the latest version of the timetables.  As a reminder, students must arrive in full uniform in time for the […]

Easter ‘Egg-stravaganza’ Concerts 2019

This year’s Easter concerts are taking place on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd of April, in the Hall from 6:30pm.  As always, they promise to be a wonderful night of live music, featuring all of the school ensembles, plus some fantastic solo acts. Please bring some friends and family along – tickets are £3 for adults, and £1 […]

Keeping in touch with the Year 9 trip to Belgium

Keeping in touch with the Year 9 trip to Belgium

This year we have set up a private Twitter feed for Parents and Staff to follow while we are away.  If you would like to keep informed during this trip, please follow us at @belgium2019  Mr Nye, Deputy Headteacher.

Year 11 Leavers’ Hoodies

The personalised online shop is now ready for you to use to order your leavers’ hoodies.  Please click on this link to go to the login page or alternatively go to the School Leavers Company website and click on “Login” at the top of the home page using the login details below.   Pupils can choose their own style, colour and size when […]

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

On Thursday 7 March, we escaped reality and headed into the world of books for the day as part of our World Book Day celebration.  Even technology was wiped out as we headed back to the time of manual typewriters.  Pupils could join in activities, games and quizzes with this year’s theme, “The World of […]

School Closure Friday 1st February

Warneford School is closed today due to drifting snow making the school site hazardous. Mr Nye

Year 11 Parents’ Evening Postponed

With forecasts of significant snowfall from early evening, the school has made the decision to postpone today’s scheduled Year 11 Parents’ Evening. The school apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause, but are sure that parents will see the decision as a sensible choice with the potential for travel difficulties people may encounter. The […]

Berlin Trip Information Meeting

Thank you to all the parents who attended the information evening about the upcoming trip to Berlin, I have attached below a copy of the handout from the meeting.  Miss Townsend, Trip Leader. Parent Information Evening Notes for Berlin trip

Swindon Youth Festival of Literature – 12 to 16 November 2018

As you may have read in the Swindon Advertiser, all Swindon Secondary Schools will be participating in the 11th annual Swindon Youth Festival of Literature (SYFL) from 12 to 16 November 2018. We will be taking part in a number of exciting events this year (see summary below) however for more information about the festival, […]

PTA Christmas Fair on Friday 7 December 6.30-8.30pm

This year our Christmas Fair is being held on Friday 7 December from 6.30-8.30pm (please note the change of date from the printed calendar).  There will be more than 30 stalls selling an array of gift ideas, stocking fillers and Christmas decorations with pupils from the choir singing carols throughout the evening.  There will be […]

GCSE certificate and coursework collection – Tuesday 4 December

Year 11 leavers are invited to collect their certificates on Tuesday 4 December 2018 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.  It is essential that the certificates are collected as they are legal documents which currently cost approximately £40 each to replace.  If a student is unable to collect his/her certificates, the certificates can be collected by a family member or friend who […]

Have you (or someone you know) been thinking about teaching as a career?

Have you (or someone you know) been thinking about teaching as a career? If so, there is now a new option in Swindon that may make it easier for you!  Highworth Warneford School has teamed up with Lydiard Park Academy, Commonweal School, Abbey Park School and St Joseph’s Catholic College to form the Swindon Teacher Training […]