City of London School for Girls A GSG School
- City of London School for Girls
St Giles' Terrace
- Head: Mrs Ena Harrop
- T 020 7847 5500
- F 020 7638 3212
- E email@example.com
- W www.clsg.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: City of London
- Pupils: 642
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £16,056 pa
- Open days: In autumn and summer terms.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: City of London School for Girls – Prep
What The Good Schools Guide says..
One of the most popular heads we have encountered. Famously diverse mix of pupils and staff as befits the school's situation in the heart of the city. 'Diversity' is a word you hear a lot here, in numerous contexts. Not...
What the school says...
City of London School for Girls is a non-denominational, independent day school and a member of the Girls Schools Association (GSA). The school has acquired an academic pre-eminence, earning its place in the premier league of leading independent schools in the country.
Entrance examination consists of: 7+ written examinations and activity based assessments, 11+ - English and Maths written examination, 16+ - chosen AS subjects written assessment, with interview for Art, Music and DT. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Classical Greek at an English Independent School (GCSE)
All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.
What The Good Schools Guide saysOne of the most popular heads we have encountered. Famously diverse mix of pupils and staff as befits the school's situation in the heart of the city. 'Diversity' is a word you hear a lot here, in numerous contexts. Not least the effect of coalescing people from so huge an area. Likewise, we heard 'exciting' a lot.
Since April 2014, Mrs Ena (pronounced Enna) Harrop BA MA MA MPhil PGCE (one of the longest list of degrees in The Guide!) (40s), a modern linguist, originally from Spain. Her previous incarnations include head of Spanish at Royal Russell and head of modern languages at Royal Grammar, Guildford. She joined City Girls as director of studies in 2010 and - unusually and remarkably - was appointed internally to the headship, clearly to the delight of the entire school....
Special Education Needs
The School has a Special Educational Need Co-ordinator, who deals mainly with those girls who have mild dyslexia or dyspraxia. We have accepted pupils with physical disabilities. There is screening in Year 7 to pick up any problems and girls are referred to the SENCO for further help, study skills and assessment throughout the school.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|