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Welcome to Norwood School


Norwood School is a forward thinking school; optimistic and ambitious for all. The outstanding achievement of pupils is testament to this.  Norwood consistently outperforms other schools in terms of pupils’ progress whatever the pupil’s starting point. We achieve this by our commitment to a personalised approach and focus on the individual.

Our school is child centred, dedicated to ensuring that our pupils are happy, secure and achieve their potential and beyond.

We are determined to nurture and encourage the interests, abilities and unique talents of all pupils. Our curriculum is broad, bespoke and with personalised pathways, ensuring that pupils experience learning that is challenging, stimulating and well suited to individual needs.  Our specialist status in the Performing and Visual Arts enhances teaching and learning across the curriculum and provides exciting, innovative and engaging learning opportunities which convince pupils that learning can be fun and memorable. We know that our commitment to the Arts helps foster creative, curious and confident learners who have an active voice in their own learning and the life of the school, who leave school well rounded and well prepared for adult life.

Norwood is a caring, friendly and successful school. Pupils achieve exceptionally well and are happy at school. Visitors are always impressed by our warm, vibrant and inspiring atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you to the Norwood School to experience first-hand why Norwood is such an exceptional place to work and learn.

About us

The Norwood School has much to be proud of. We provide a stimulating learning environment in which individuals are encouraged to express their creative talents, foster their imaginations and develope their self confidence. As a Specialist Performing and Visual College, we aim to develop a passion for the arts in all of our students and to serve as a vibrant and active centre of excellence for creative and artistic expression, sharing leading practice with other schools and the local community. Our vision is:

To be at the forefront of innovative performing and visual arts education, both locally and nationally.

To nurture and encourage the interests, abilities and unique potential of each individual student through our emphasis upon personalised learning.

To provide exciting, innovative and engaging learning opportunities which convince students that learning is fun.

To develop a lifelong passion for, and appreciation of, the arts in our students as both participants and discriminating spectators.

To give students an active voice in their own learning and the life of the school. To attract a highly skilled, creative and flexible workforce, providing specialist vocational training and creative experiences.

To appreciate, enjoy and maximise the cultural diversity, heritage and opportunities that the City of London provides.

Facilities available

  • 6th Form Common Room
  • Educational Trips
  • Learning Resource Centre
  • The Norwood Art Gallery

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Norwood School directly.

Last updated date: 23 August 2016
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