Our values

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, we’re here to help every girl fulfil her potential and her dreams, and 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

We always put the girls first. They are the focus of everything we do.


We are fearless. We act and speak with conviction and commitment and we are not afraid of thinking differently.


We are forward-thinking. We stay ahead through purposeful innovation.


We are a family of schools. We support each other and share our learning across our unique network.

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21st century facilities, 21st century learning

21st century classrooms

We bring learning alive in a stimulating and engaging environment.

Performing arts

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


Opportunities to develop the girls' unique skills and talents.

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

April 20 2018

Reflections from a Year 1 teacher at the Junior School, who used to be a pupil here herself. The whispered conversations in overcrowded hallways The atmosphere as thrilling here as always Feel the early morning madness Feel the magic in the making Why,...

April 6 2018

Recently, we came together as a community to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, celebrating the moment at which women began to have a greater say in national politics. Looking back at the pioneering work of the then Girls’...

March 29 2018

As our last major holiday before the end of the academic year hits, I’d like to reflect on some incredible events – past, present AND future. The main thing I’d like to touch on though, and the one about which I’m probably most...

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