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Academic results across the board bear witness to the school’s success. Once known as an ‘arty’ school, there are few academic gaps here these days and a conscious effort has been maintained to teach a wide range of subjects from year 7 onwards. There has been a small swing in favour of STEM subjects at A level, with more girls taking…

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Entrance criteria as follows: Entry year appropriate examination papers in maths and english plus interview for Years 7 to 10. Minimum of six GCSE Grade A passes, Entry Test and interview for entry to Sixth Form. Parents and candidates attend Open Evenings or make private visits separately. 11+ examination consisting of one 75 minute paper taken in January for entry in following September with places for Year 7 offered in February as part of The London Independent Day Girls' Schools' Consortium. ...Read more

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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.




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Since 2022, Amy Wallace, previously senior deputy head at St Catherine’s, Twickenham. Her teaching career also includes stints at Wycombe Abbey as a teacher and housemistress, and St Francis College, Letchworth as head of sixth form.

Educated at St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon and at Newnham College, Cambridge, where she read history, later completing an MPhil in American History. PGCE from Hertford College, Oxford. Used to cox for her university colleges, Furnivall Sculling Club and the RAF, but these days her hobbies tend to be more land-based, including taking advantage of London’s museums and travelling overseas. Lives in Richmond-upon-Thames in a book-filled home that she shares with two 'naughty but adorable' kittens. Is a governor at Badminton School, Bristol.


Around six applicants for each place at 11+ with the same process...

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Please note: Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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Special Education Needs

Our Learning Support department offers excellent support to pupils and works closely with staff and parents. Learning support staff provide teaching staff with detailed recommendations for all pupils receiving assistance and they attend all weekly staff meetings to update and advise staff. Parents are kept fully informed and provided with termly plans.

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
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
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

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