Elthorne Park High School

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Elthorne Park High School
Established1998
TypeCommunity School
HeadteacherEliot Wong
SpecialismMaths and Computing
LocationWestlea Road
Hanwell

London
W7 2AH
 England Coordinates: 51°30′02″N 0°19′46″W / 51.50048°N 0.32931°W / 51.50048; -0.32931
Local authorityEaling
DfE URN131310
GenderCoeducational
Ages11–18
Websitewww.ephs.ealing.sch.uk
 
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Elthorne Park High School
Established1998
TypeCommunity School
HeadteacherEliot Wong
SpecialismMaths and Computing
LocationWestlea Road
Hanwell

London
W7 2AH
 England Coordinates: 51°30′02″N 0°19′46″W / 51.50048°N 0.32931°W / 51.50048; -0.32931
Local authorityEaling
DfE URN131310
GenderCoeducational
Ages11–18
Websitewww.ephs.ealing.sch.uk

Elthorne Park High School (sometimes abbreviated to 'EPHS') is a secondary school located just off Boston Road (the A3002) in Hanwell, a town in the London Borough of Ealing. It provides education for pupils aged from 11 (year 7), until 18 (year 13). The previous school on the site - Elthorne High School - was formed in 1974 by the amalgamation of Walpole Grammar and Bordeston Secondary Modern and Northfields Girls schools. The school closed in 1986, prompting a campaign to save the school. It re-opened in 1998 as "Elthorne Park High School" and was inspected by OFSTED for the first time in 2004.

The school features a campus style layout comprising five main buildings not linked together. The main blocks are:

There is also a Sports Hall located on school grounds. This is open to local community use after school and during school holidays and runs many clubs and activities.

Developments[edit]

Elthorne became a Maths and Computing specialist school in September 2007, and its Sixth Form opened in September 2009.

It became an authorised IB World School in 2008 and offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme as its main pre-University course, as well as a variety of applied and vocational courses.

In 2012 a decision was made to change the further education course to A-Levels. This was done to interest more students aged 16–18 due to the preferable choice than the IB. After the decision was made, plans were created to build a new Sixth Form Block. After receiving confirmation from the Council and Local Residences construction began in late April 2012. The new block is set to be completed for the term commencing from September 2012/13

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