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Tettenhall College

By Coby F

2 years ago

Address: Tettenhall College, Wood Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8QX
Website: tettenhallcollege.co.uk
Founded: 1863
Number of Pupils: 410 (75 boarders)
Fees: Full boarding: £11,500; Weekly boarding from £6,319 Day Preparatory (Junior) School from £2,959; Day Senior – £4,998
Ages: 2-18 – Co-educational boarding 10-18 and day 2-18
Head Teacher: Christopher McAllister
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Non-selective for pre-school to year 11. Selective for sixth-form. Scholarship and Bursary Assessment Process required.
Contact: The Admissions team
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Please contact the admissions team to discuss private tours, taster days or register for one of the scheduled open mornings.
ISC associations: SofH
Affiliations: AEGIS, BSA, ISA

The Curriculum

Pupils are taught in small classes for each individual to reach their true potential across the curriculum. Pupils achieve strong GCSE and A Level results and go onto some of the top universities in England and abroad. BTEC in Performing Arts will be offered from September 2020.

Games & The Arts

An extensive sports programme for all ages through the school. From swimming to squash, seasonal sports to fencing. Regular sporting fixtures to inter-school matches. The Performing Arts (Music and Drama) and Art departments attract and nurture incredible talent – winning numerous accolades and entrances into future specialist academies and universities.

Pastoral Care

Tettenhall College is known to all of the school community as the ‘TC Family’. Staff provide support and guidance to every pupil, creating a warm, friendly and caring environment. The school believes in a single, inclusive community in which everyone is valued equally. Teachers know their pupils extremely well and are able to respond to their individual needs, whether academic, practical or emotional.

University Places

The dedicated head of sixth-form and head of careers, work closely with every sixth-form pupil, understanding and supporting the pupil to make the right choices for their next important stage in their education. 

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

The school is built on a core vision and values through the school’s overarching mission for every pupil to release their potential. A vision to provide an outstanding personalised education. A mission to nurture pupils to achieve their potential and discover their unique talents, to thrive for excellence, to foster self–belief. Creativity to have the freedom to adapt and evolve for the pupil’s future. The school community – to foster a safe and secure family environment. To cultivate emotional intelligence.

Outstanding Characteristics

The 30-acre campus boasts an original heritage Victorian theatre and indoor swimming pool, squash courts, playing fields, MUGA court, an extensive music department, art studios and science labs.