Westminster City School (London) data

Westminster City School is located in London and falls under the local authority of Westminster. The school's religious denomination is Christian. This boys only secondary school has 772 pupils, with a capacity of 890, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 64 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £46,767. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 23rd March 2022 resulting in an good rating.

Westminster City School contact details

AddressWestminster City School
55 Palace Street
HeadmasterMr Peter Broughton

About Westminster City School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterChristian
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity890
Number of Pupils77287% capacity
Number of Boys66386%
Number of Girls10914%
Free School Meals (%)38.60%

Where is Westminster City School?

Street Address55 Palace Street
PostcodeSW1E 5HJ
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Westminster City School on a map

Westminster City School map (SW1E 5HJ) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection23rd March 2022
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Westminster City School

Total Number of Teachers64
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)60.6
Total Number of Teaching Assistants7
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)6.1
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff19
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)18
Pupil:Teacher Ratio12.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£46,767

Westminster City School administrative data

Establishment NameWestminster City School
Establishment Number4687
Unique Reference Number138312
Local AuthorityWestminster
Local Authority Code213
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE09000033
Government Office RegionLondon
District CodeE09000033
WardSt James's
Parliamentary ConstituencyCities of London and Westminster
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaWestminster 020
Lower Super Output AreaWestminster 020A

Westminster City School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date7th December 2023
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st July 2012

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagSupported by a single-academy trust
School Sponsor flag-


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10037623
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Westminster City School geodata


Nearest schools to Westminster City School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Westminster Cathedral Choir School
Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QH
Not applicable205m
St Vincent De Paul Catholic Primary School
Morpeth Terrace, LONDON, SW1P 1EP
The Grey Coat Hospital
Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 2DY
Burdett-Coutts and Townshend Foundation CofE Primary School
Rochester Street, London, SW1P 2QQ
St Matthew's School, Westminster
18 Old Pye Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 2DG
Harris Westminster Sixth Form
Steel House, 11 Tothill Street, Westminster, London, SW1H 9LH
16 plus576m
St Peter's Eaton Square CofE Primary School
Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0NL
Eaton Square Prep School
55-57 Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1PH
Not applicable622m
Westminster Abbey Choir School
Dean's Yard, London, SW1P 3NY
Not applicable663m
Westminster Under School
Adrian House, 27 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2NN
Not applicable771m