Our Campus & Facilities

We are personalising learning through the use of technology, pedagogy and innovative learning spaces.

Innovative & Future Thinking Academy

Innovation is central to our approach to education. We pride ourselves on offering a fully blended approach to learning and gaining the right balance between social interaction and use of technology which deepens and extends learning. At WSO, our key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future. We provide an education that meets our students’ future needs, and not those of the past, and to make their learning experiences both inspiring and relevant. We use technology to move beyond the classroom, develop new e-skills, and promote a range of collaborative technologies all set within the following dynamic facilities:  

  • Outdoor Learning classroom
  • Indoor and outdoor FS play areas
  • Large study area for Post 16, with outdoor balcony and their own Cafe
  • 750 seat Auditorium
  • Performing Arts Suites; including 2 Dance Studios, 2 Drama Studios and Music Technology suites
  • Three Blended Learning Plazas; Mini BLP for our FS to Year 2 students, Midi BLP for our Year 3 – Year 6 students, and a large BLP for our Secondary students
  • Three large multi-purpose sports halls
  • Fitness Suite/Conditioning Gym
  • Three 25m swimming pools
  • Two full sized sports fields
  • Several outdoor multi-purpose courts
  • Cricket Practice Nets
  • 100m sprint track
  • Media Suites; including Radio Station, Recording Studio, Editing Studios and I.T. Suites
  • DT facilities; including two Food Technology rooms, DT workshop, Textiles, Resistant Material and Electronics
  • Art Studios with Pottery Kiln
  • Three Library learning facilities
  • Two Student Restaurants
  • Two Parent Cafes
  • External ampi-threatre

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Through these experiences, our students will become technologically, intellectually and emotionally literate - critical thinkers who are capable of adapting flexibly to the needs and challenges of the future. This also emphasises the competences and skills that we espouse in ensuring that students are helped and supported in finding, selecting, organising, managing, analysing, evaluating and applying knowledge. To support our aims in the use of technology as a central learning tool, we have the following facilities/resources:

  • A wireless communication network that links the entire campus and allows students to use their own hardware (BYOD – Bring Your Own Device)
  • Classrooms equipped with digital projectors and interactive white boards
  • Internet firewall and systems to filter and prevent student access to undesirable material
  • A virtual learning environment (MyLearning) that provides students with a safe and securely monitored learning space, in which they can access and create interactive, online resources to support their learning.
  • The virtual learning environment (VLE) also connects home and the Academy so that learning can happen at a student’s own pace, space and time.