Wyedean School and Sixth Form Centre

Ethos, Values and Vision

Our Ethos:

Aspire together, Achieve together. Wyedean School and Sixth form centre is an academic, innovative and nurturing, research-informed school. We are committed to excellence in education, exceptional behaviour for learning and a desire to create confident global citizens. We believe in a sustainable future as a local school in a international community.

 Our Vision:

Every student should leave us with

  • a clear aspiration and ambition for future success
  • secure knowledge and qualifications to compete with the best
  • literacy, numeracy and digital skills that will support life-long learning
  • personal strategies to be responsive and resilient in the face of change
  • the capacity to be active citizens and change makers in their community
  • an emotional intelligence that values tolerance, compassion and a global outlook

Our Values: The Wyedean Way

We value and celebrate in our school community: the highest standards of conduct and academic achievement, alongside the development of caring, principled, reflective, inquisitive and creative critical thinkers.

Report Card

  • Principal: Mrs Gwennan Jeremiah
  • Vice Principal Academic: Dr Julie Smith
  • Vice Principal Pastoral: Mr David Thomas
  • Vice Principal Business and Finance: Mrs Jodie Howells
  • Chair of Trustees: Mr Andy Lord
  • Location: Sedbury, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
  • Intake from Gloucestershire and Wales
  • Founded: 1973
  • 11 - 18 academy
  • 1100 students (300 in the Sixth Form); 150 staff
  • NCSC Gold Cyber Schools
  • Classics for All - Latin/Classics Centre for Excellence
  • OfSTED (2018): Good

Famous alumni


JK Rowling








Ross Hawkins 

BBC journalist








Owain Yeoman







Richard Adlam AKA Fiasco  Music Producer









Michael Robert-Lowe

West End debut in the Phantom of the Opera July 2021