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Sutton  I   730 Pupils  I   3-18 year olds Sutton High School GDST is vibrant and diverse and our girls are proud to be part of our energetic and forward-thinking community. At the heart of our offer are the core values of courage, truth and joy.

Woking  I   921 Pupils  I   11-18 year olds Built over a century ago at the express wish of Queen Victoria, as the national monument to General Gordon, Gordon’s School is listed as one of Britain’s outstanding schools by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector.

Wimbledon  I   1,030 Pupils  I   4-18 years girls Wimbledon High School’s approach to education is centred on girls stepping in, feeling known, supported and able to shine, and striding out, prepared to shape the society in which they live and work.

Esher | 100 Pupils | 3-7 years Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory School is an outstanding Nursery and Pre-Prep for Boys and Girls aged 3-7, offering academic excellence in a nurturing, caring environment.

Surbiton | 340 Pupils | 7-13 years Shrewsbury House Preparatory School is an outstanding IAPS Independent Prep School for Boys aged 7–13.

Wimbledon  I   125 Pupils  I   3-7 years co-educational The Rowans School offers an excellent educational experience to both boys and girls aged between 3 and 7. Situated in a quiet road in Wimbledon, with beautiful grounds and large landscaped gardens.

Battersea  I    Approx 1,000 pupils    I    10-18 years At Emanuel, it is our vision that pupils are happy, confident and kind, demonstrating high aspirations in all that they do.

Shepperton  I    435 pupils    I    11-18 Boys, 16-18 Girls Halliford School, Shepperton, are preparing to mark their Centenary and celebrate the life-changing education that they are proud to have offered generations of Hallifordians since 1921.

Godalming  I    218 day pupils    I    2-11 years Boys & Girls St Hilary’s Preparatory School and Nursery, based in Godalming, Surrey, is an independent preparatory day school which provides a stimulating and safe environment in which boys and girls can develop and flourish.

Surrey I 100 pupils I 7-13 years Boys only Woodcote House School is a family-run boarding and day school for boys aged 7-13 years. A school ‘where boys can still be boys’.

Banstead  |  220 day girls & boys  | 2-11 years Banstead Prep School is a co-educational prep school and nursery for girls and boys aged 2-11, where there’s more to a good education.

Sutton  |  300 day boys  | 4-13 years Homefield Prep is an independent day school for boys aged 4 to 13 in Sutton. Founded in 1870 the school celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.

Surbiton | Approx 1,500 Pupils | 4-18 Years A good education should last a lifetime. From the moment you walk through the doors at Surbiton High School, you can feel the energy, excitement and passion for learning, together with a willingness to embrace new challenges.

Caversham  |  Approx 450  | 11-18 years. Set in 35 acres Queen Anne's School is an independent boarding and day school for girls between the ages of 11-18

Bath  |  Approx 600  | 3-18 years. Providing an outstanding, girl-centred, contemporary education in the beautiful city of Bath.

Wimbledon  |  202 pupils  | 3-11 years. The Ursuline Prep is a Roman Catholic School that offers a values driven, academic education to girls from 3-11 years of age and boys in our Nursery class.

Esher  |  893 pupils  | 2.5 - 18 years  | Claremont Fan Court's core value and motto is to ‘Be Strong in Understanding’. It’s embedded in the culture, a way of teaching and learning that sets them apart from other schools.

Kingston Upon Thames  |  406 pupils  | Ages 4-13 years  | Rokeby's aim is to give your son the very best start in life, with a strong foundation in Academic subjects to enable him to develop in Sports, the Arts and an all-round and exciting curriculum.

Hampshire  |  450 pupils  | 3 months - 18 years  | Sherfield has an extraordinary, thriving enrichment programme. The school believes enrichment promotes employability, academic attainment and teaches pupils the skills they need to make good, informed choices.  

Kingston Upon Thames  |  290 pupils  |  Girls age 4-11  |  Holy Cross Prep provides a warm, nurturing and stimulating environment for girls, welcoming all faiths and cultures.

Devon  |  650 pupils  |  3-18 years co-educational  |  Day & Boarding  |  West Buckland School, situated near the idyllic North Devon coastline, was founded in 1858 and since then has been a thriving hub of education and success.

Surrey  |  270 pupils  |  2-4 years co-educational, 4-13 years boys   |  Parkside is changing. Whilst the school’s rich history is steeped in tradition, the boys enjoy a hugely diverse and exciting curriculum which prepares them for the future.

Putney  |  708 day girls  |  Ages 11–18  |  Putney High school is intellectually high-achieving but it also has a human face which is particularly impressive.

Schools Guide for south west London and Surrey

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