A warm welcome from Wapping High School

Gary Nelson

Welcome to Wapping High School where children experience something exceptional; a new vision of future learning maximising student achievement.

G.C.S.E Success

Excellent GCSE results from Year 11 students at Wapping High School have been warmly welcomed by governors and staff. The second ever exam results, from the student intake who joined the newly founded Tower Hamlets free school in 2013, show 82% of pupils achieving Grade 4 and 67% achieving Grade 5 and above in English.


82% of pupils achieving Grade 4 and above in English


67% of Students Achieved a 5+ English

EBacc achieved by 21% of our students

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science

Headteacher Gary Nelson commented: ‘I am delighted by these results. It is particularly pleasing to see the high percentage of our students achieving grade 4+ in English.

Digital Learning

All new Year 7 students are encouraged to enrol in the Chromebook Purchase Program. In partnership with Freedomtech we have negotiated a competitive  program to place a Chromebook in the hand of every child.

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Wapping High School

153 Commercial Rd, Whitechapel, London E1, UK

Wapping High School

153 – 157 Commercial Rd



E1 2DA


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