The school is larger than the average comprehensive school. It serves students from a very large geographical area, which includes parts of Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the London Boroughs of Harrow, Hillingdon and Brent. The majority of students are from White British backgrounds although over a quarter of students are from a wide range of minority ethnic backgrounds, including Black African, Asian and East European heritage. The percentage of students with English as an additional language is below average. The proportion of students with a range of special educational needs and/or disabilities is average. The percentage of students known to be eligible for free school meals is well below average. The school was formerly a Roman Catholic convent and the buildings have subsequently been extended and refurbished. The school has an expanding sixth form with a significant increase in student numbers over the last two years. The school has specialist status in science, mathematics and computing. The school has received Investors in People, Customer Service Excellence, Excellence in Careers Education and Guidance, International Baccalaureate World School awards and holds National Healthy School status.
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High Street, , Rickmansworth WD3 1HG