Bromley High School

Primary & Secondary
Post 16

School Guide Rating

Logo rating
Blackbrook Lane
+44 (0)20 8781 7000
4 - 18
Girls only
Other Independent
Mr ofsted
View Report
Independent inspection report
5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths
GCSE grade C or better in
English and maths
Attainment 8 score
Results in 8 core subjects

Secondary Data 2016
Information for parents
Pupils achieving AAB or higher inc. two facilitating subjects
A level average point score
Average A level result
Value added
A level progress score
GCSE to A level
Opening door
Boarding Type
Graduation hat
Scholarship Status
Teaching board
Day Fees Per Term
Prep shield PREP

Preparatory school

View website

School Description

Bromley High School GDST provides an outstanding education for girls from the ages of 4 to 18 which will equip them for life. The school believes in traditional values but offer an exciting, innovative, happy atmosphere.

School video

Bromleyfinal from Philippa Bayston on Vimeo.

Our prospectus

School Noticeboard

News & events from Bromley High School

Last update: 29 June 2017




Inspectors from the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI) visited the school in March and found that pupils' achievement and learning in both the Senior and Junior School were 'Exceptional'. In all other categories, where Excellent is the highest grade, the school's provision was judged to be uniformly Excellent. 

The school's 'distinctive curriculum' was praised by inspectors and the wealth and quality of extra-curricular activities recognised as 'the strength of the school'. 

Read our full inspection report >>


Research tells us that girls and boys learn differently

This means that they need to be taught differently if they are to make excellent progress.  In order to get the very best out of a class of girls and boys, therefore, one needs to teach two different lessons.  It is clear also from visiting co-educational schools, that girls and boys see each other differently and that, in such an environment, it is possible for these views to be emphasised.  In a girls only environment such as Bromley High, these stereotypes do not exist.  The girls have some girls only space in which to explore their interests and their passions and are supported in doing so by teachers who open their eyes to the myriad opportunities available to them, without suggesting that they follow any particular pathway.

It is undeniable that girls do better without boys around – and here we can make that happen for them.  As the only all girls’ school in the area, we provide the space and professional expertise for our girls to shine.  And the wonderful thing is – that as a day school, the girls can have a proper social life (after school and at weekends) with their friends - boys and girls.

We are proud to be a member of the Girls' Day School Trust: 




We warmly invite you to our annual Open Events where you can tour the Junior and/or Senior School with a pupil guide, meet the teachers and listen to talks from the Headmistress, Head Girl and current pupils. Open Mornings take place in October and May.

Our next Open Morning is October 7th 2017 9.30am - 1.30pm

Registration is essential for attendance at the events. Click here to register >>

Please contact Mrs Lisa Clarke, Admissions Registrar 
[email protected]
0208 781 7066 

Click here to view our Admissions Information Booklet >>

Bromley High School Sixth Form

Sixth Form Open Evening Thursday 12th October 2017, 6.45 pm

We welcome enquiries for Sixth Form entry and prospective Sixth Formers can also apply for a scholarship. Click here for more information.

Please click the image below to download a copy of our new Sixth Form Advantage Booklet: 


Taster Events

11+ 2018
For pupils in Year 6 from September 2017

Register for our popular Year 6 Taster Days:

19th September 2017

7th November 2017

Please book here.



Discover our Junior School >>


The outstanding achievement and learning at Bromley High School (recognised by the Independent Schools' Inspectorate with the rare accolade of an Exceptional grading) has never simply been a matter of consistently excellent academic results (85% A*-B at A level 2016; 88% A*-B 2015).

Learning is rich, diverse, innovative, quirky and fun so the girls achieve as much outside the classroom as within it. Our Year 8 Robotics team has just qualified for the National Finals of the VEX Robotics Championship; the Year 7 and 8 Chess came 7th in the South East U19 Competition; Danielle Allen-Chhokar in the Lower Sixth was Highly Commended in the National Geographic Young Geographer of the Year Competition; Priyanka Patel and Raveena Rao won the Regional Round of the English Speaking Union Debating Competition. The extensive programme of inspirational speakers will continue to ensure that Bromley High girls think beyond the syllabus and outside the box - highlights this term include a lecture by distinguished TV Historian and Academic Michael Wood and the visit of Professor Edith Hall for an evening exploring the role of women in Classics.

Angela Drew, Headmistress

Last news from BHS >>

Parent reviews

There are currently no reviews - be the first to leave one! Arrow
Your rating:
Receive news and updates from School Guide
  • Do explain who you are and your relationship to the school e.g. ‘I am a parent…’
  • Do back up your opinion with examples or clear reasons but, remember, it’s your opinion not fact.
  • Don’t use bad or aggressive language.
  • Don't go in to detail about specific staff or pupils. Individual complaints should be directed to the school.
  • Do go to the relevant authority is you have concerns about a serious issue such as bullying, drug abuse or bad management.
To see the full fair review guidelines or help if you have serious concerns about a school, go here.
  1. Select a star rating.
  2. Write your review.
  3. Enter your email address. This will never appear next to your review. You’ll have the chance to select your display name shortly.
  4. Press submit and your review will be sent to our team of moderation Prefects.
  5. Check your Inbox to complete registration and select your display name. You can edit or delete your review at any time.
We respect your privacy and never share your email address with the reviewed school or any third parties.
Please see our T&Cs and Privacy Policy for details of how we treat registered emails with TLC.

Meet the Head: Angela Drew


Headmistress of Bromley High School since September 2014, Angela Drew was previously Deputy Head Academic at Epsom College.

Who/what inspired you to become a teacher?

I had a teacher called Mrs Smears who taught me English in senior school and she used to perch on the edge of her desk and lean out into the classroom, exuding enthusiasm. It was she who first introduced me to Pride and Prejudice and Romeo and Juliet.

I think everyone should be eternally gratefully to anyone who introduces them to Austen or to Shakespeare because it’s just a permanent source of joy. 

What achievement are you most proud of as Head?

As a head you take pride in what the girls do; all the kind of glittering prizes that you expect from a school like Bromley High, but in reality the greatest pride that anyone takes is from what the girls are, and the people they are growing up to be. 

I think as a head the proudest moment in any week is to look across the assembly hall, and we have a huge assembly hall, and you see all those faces with their enthusiasm and their idealism and their generosity of spirit.  It just makes you hugely proud to be at the school

What does a successful school look like to you?

Busy, buzzy.  I think actually, with a girl’s school it’s not what it looks like; it is what it sounds like. 

When girls love their lessons, when they are happy with each other’s company you hear the sound of chatter. You hear the sound of laughter very frequently in this school; it is the sound of girls building friendships and that is what is going to last them for life.

What is the most important quality you want every child to have when they leave your school? And why?

Resilience.  It’s a tough world sometimes and everybody, however successful, however fortunate, is going to have ups and downs in life.

We want to teach the girls to develop a sense of balance; to balance their academic success with other things that will bring them joy, pleasure and relaxation; good friendships, a healthy sport.  

Also a breadth of vision for charitable fundraising, for volunteering, for involvement in the local community. They need to live a balanced, resilient life because we all know as adults that life isn’t always easy.

Please give 5 words to describe the ethos of your school.

Exceptional, innovative, caring, friendly and happy.

Catchment information

This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.

Looking for a tutor near Bromley High School?

Show Local Tutors

From The Blog