Bishop Wordsworth's School
Bishop Wordsworth's School is a Church of England boys' grammar school in Salisbury, Wiltshire for boys aged 11 to 18. The school is regularly amongst the top-performing schools in England, and in 2010 was the school with the best results in the English Baccalaureate. It was granted academy status in March 2011 and is an Additional Member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. It is within the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral, adjacent to the Cathedral School.
|Bishop Wordsworth's School|
|Motto||Veritas in Caritate|
Truth in Love
|Religious affiliation(s)||Church of England|
|Department for Education URN||136500 Tables|
|Chairman of the Governing Body||J Ranaboldo|
|Headmaster||S. D. Smallwood|
|Gender||Boys (Mixed Sixth Form)|
|Age||11 to 18|
|Enrolment||1050 As of 2021[update]|
|Houses||Jewell, Martival, Osmund, Poore, Ward|
|Colour(s)||Dark Blue and Silver/White|
|Former pupils||Old Wordsworthians/BoBs|
Sixth form teaching was in collaboration with South Wilts Grammar School for Girls until June 2020; from September 2020 the school admitted girls direct to its sixth form with 45 joining Year 12.
The school's full name is Bishop Wordsworth's Church of England Grammar School, shortened to BWS. It is known colloquially as Bishop's, and its students as Bishop's Boys. The school's motto is Veritas in Caritate, taken from the Latin text of Ephesians 4:15: "(Speaking the) truth in love."