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  • 16/11/23

    Westcliff High School for Boys Annual Speech Day Celebrations

    Pupils, parents, staff, governors and members of the alumni community from Westcliff High School for Boys gathered on Thursday 9 November for the School’s Annual Speech Day.  This formal occasion, and a highlight of the School year, is an event which formally acknowledges and celebrat...
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  • 16/11/23

    Careers evening: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

    We are delighted that four incredibly experienced professionals have agreed to attend our evening event, discussing their pathway into careers within their areas of expertise, as well as sharing some of the exciting projects they have been involved with to date. This event will take place on Thursda...
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  • 15/11/23

    School’s Annual Speech Day

    Pupils, parents, staff, governors and members of our alumni community gathered on Thursday 9 November for the School’s Annual Speech Day. This formal occasion, and a highlight of the School year, is an event which formally acknowledges and celebrates the remarkable achievements of our pupils o...
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  • 13/11/23

    WHSB CCF participation in Southend’s Annual Remembrance Service

    The Annual Remembrance was once again marked by the School this year through our pupils’ participation in Services of Remembrance at School and in our City. This participation is something in which the pupils and staff take considerable pride, as we remember the fallen. Our Annual Service o...
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  • 01/11/23

    Army Officer Sixth Form Scholarship Recipient

    We are delighted to share that Samuel (Upper Sixth) has been awarded an Army Officer Sixth Form Scholarship. The means that Samuel has been recognised as possessing exceptional leadership potential, and has secured a confirmed place to train as an Army Officer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurs...
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  • 20/10/23

    CCF - RAF and Navy Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre

    Our CCF cadets in the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Sections have been undertaking the Watersports and Adventurous Training elements of their respective syllabuses this month. They are pictured here, participating in their trip to the Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre in Thurrock. The cadets...
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  • 19/10/23

    WHSB Senior Drama Troupe - An Agatha Christie triple bill

    This December we see the WHSB Senior Drama Troupe perform an Agatha Christie triple bill, staged in the School Library, which will really keep you guessing with classic Christie’s clever twists, intriguing puzzles and engaging mysteries. Rehearsals are well underway for these three short pl...
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  • 18/10/23

    WHSB Drawing from Observation Classes

    Year 10 and Lower Sixth students enjoyed a further opportunity to hone their drawing skills in Mrs Allard’s after-School "Drawing from Observation" classes last Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. During these sessions, our resident skeleton modelled, while students received tuition on p...
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  • 16/10/23

    Geography and Geology Field Trips

    This October saw Year 11 Geography and Lower Sixth Geology students, together with accompanying staff, undertake field trips to Walton-on-the-Naze and Folkestone respectively, to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of their chosen subjects. Year 11 Geography GCSE students visited the b...
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  • 11/10/23

    Cambridge University Economics Essay Competition WINNER

    Well done to Rory (Upper Sixth) on winning a Cambridge University Economics Essay Competition run by the CSEP (Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism). Rory wrote a superb essay addressing the statement ‘The Neoliberal Age is Over - Discuss with Reference to the Resurgence of State Intervent...
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  • 03/10/23

    Enrichment Day Lower Sixth

    Students in our Lower Sixth enjoyed a valuable Enrichment Day of mindset development under the VESPA programme, designed to support with the identification of the necessary attitudinal attributes required to be a successful and healthy Sixth Form student at WHSB. Through a series of workshops studen...
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  • 30/09/23

    Enrichment Day Year 9

    Enrichment Day for our Year 9 pupils involved a visit to the former RAF Duxford, near Cambridge, now an outpost of the Imperial War Museum. As well as the visiting historic site itself, and exploring the aircraft, both civil and military (from the Second World War up to an early Eurofighter Typhoon...
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