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Wanstead High School


The Inclusion Department is responsible for overseeing provision for students with special educational needs. These needs may be specific learning, general learning, emotional, social and behavioural, or physical impairment.

In years 10 and 11 students may take a support option where they will receive support with key skills and help with their examination subjects.

An ASDAN Award has also been introduced offering students opportunities to participate in extended work related learning through a programme leading to the ASDAN Youth Award.

SEND report

Wanstead High School SEND Information Report

From 1stSeptember 2014 there are new duties with regards to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.  Wanstead High School remains committed to being an inclusive, mainstream secondary school as part of Redbridge Local Authority. Please click here to read our SEND Policy. We continue to be secure in the knowledge that existing ways of working are effective and support all young people well.’


Wanstead High School’s Local Offer can be accessed here.

For additional information on the new SEND arrangements, please do look at IPSEA.

Anna Efthymiou, Senco  


Wanstead High School Shortlisted for SEN Inclusion Award

Wanstead High School was one of just five schools nationally,  and the only secondary school, to be shortlisted for the SEN Inclusion Award sponsored by Nasen (National Association of SEN) and hosted by PSi (Public Sector Information).

 "It was a real achievement to be shortlisted as this award is 'presented to the UK Mainstream School that can demonstrate an increase in the quality of care and education services provided to students with SEN', and we very proud of our success". Anna Efthymiou, Senco  


Virtual Learning Environment

Please click on the above link to access online resources, helping our students to work independently in and out of school.