Our values

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, we’re here to empower and enable the next generations of women, to equip them with the ability to lead and make a difference in the world.

Girls first

Put the girls’ interests, happiness and wellbeing first at all times.


Work together productively in school, within our family of schools and in the community.


Take risks, push hard and overcome setbacks. Do things in a new way. Have a go. Have fun.


Always do the right thing. Be open, honest and accountable.

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21st century facilities, 21st century learning

21st century classrooms

We bring learning alive in a stimulating and engaging environment.


Opportunities to develop the girls' unique skills and talents.

Performing arts

Introducing a brand-new state-of-the-art facility for music, theatre and dance.

Girl-friendly learning

We provide the best possible teaching environment for girls.

Outdoor learning

Extra-curricular opportunities and an outstanding Duke of Edinburgh awards programme.


Seamless and detailed communication between school and home, plus much more…

Julie's thoughts

March 30 2017

When choosing an education for their daughter, many parents naturally seek out a school based purely on the success of its exam results. This is understandable of course, and fortunately our results are always way above the national average. BUT, I passionately believe...

January 26 2017

We’ve only been back at school for a few weeks since Christmas and there is already so much to share with you, and it’s all good. I’ve already expressed my pride and delight in our write-up by the Good Schools Guide, confirming what...

December 16 2016

It doesn’t seem a day since we were breaking up for the October half-term and here we are again ready for our well-deserved Christmas holiday. The trips that went out during that October break were hugely successful – the Hockey tour to Holland...

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