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Commonweal is now an online learning community.

Our students are currently ‘distance learning’ using resources set fortnightly by teachers on Edulink One.

Updated information on Limited School Provision from Monday 23rd March 2020

On 18 March, the Government announced that as part of their ongoing response to COVID 19 all schools will be closed from 23rd March.
Updated 20th March 2020

Letter to Parents from the Headteacher

From Monday 23 March 2020 the Commonweal learning community will be moving online.

Statement to Year 11s

At this moment in time you are probably feeling confused and perhaps even anxious about your education, your qualifications and your future. What will happen in the coming months is unclear.

Statement to Year 12 & 13

In these difficult times we want to do everything possible to reassure you, so we are writing to you to remind you about all the sources of help and information you will be able to continue to access over the coming weeks.

Sixth Form

Swindon’s brightest, boldest and best Sixth Form is changing the game in offering the highest quality in post-16 Education. Commonweal Sixth Form (C6) has a strong focus upon ambition, restlessness and inclusivity.

School Information

Commonweal is very special. With a 90-year history, Commonweal is a leading and established, genuinely comprehensive 11-19 mixed secondary school in the Old Town community of Swindon.

School Calendar

Find key dates, term times and download the calendar.


Commonweal are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

What’s happening at Commonweal