Wimbledon High School GDST
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Primary & Secondary
Post 16
4 - 18
Girls only
Other independent school

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5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths

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UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 5% of schools in England) Below Average (About 25% of schools in England) Average (About 48% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 5% of schools in England)
Mansel Road
SW19 4AB
020 89710900

School Description

Wimbledon High School is a forward-looking school in the heart of Wimbledon, offering a stimulating environment, a friendly community and every opportunity for girls to lead full and successful lives. A high-achieving school, WHS educates girls from 4 to 18 to believe in themselves, to think for themselves and to become intellectually robust.

Wimbledon High School GDST Reviews

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“A wonderful school”
"> Unresolved bullying at another school was the reason we moved one of our daughters to Wimbledon High and she is now a completely different child: confident, happy with herself and her select group of friends. She is encouraged to develop her own individual skills and talents and is appreciated as the quirky and unique girl she is. Both of our daughters now attend the school and it offers an exceptional range of opportunities and recognises and celebrates talents in a whole range of pursuits not just academic. My children have always felt supported by their class teacher in junior school and form teacher in senior school. Yes, the girls there are academically minded, but any pressure seems to come from within and a work/life balance is actively encouraged. Staff are generally approachable, energetic and passionate about their subject. There is a relatively low turnover of staff, and many who move on are going to promotions elsewhere. Sports provision is improving, the music and drama is simply outstanding, art is of high quality and the academic results show good value added for the intake. I have taught in a number of girls schools and attended one myself and I do not sense the level of cliques and nastiness evident in other all-girl environments. It is a genuinely happy school, but clearly even the best schools don't suit everyone - there is always the potential for a cohort of children to be difficult due to the unpredictable mix of particular personalities. That said, any concerns my own children have raised on occasion have been effectively dealt with. No school is perfect, but this one has been pretty perfect for both my girls, who are very different in personality and academic focus!
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News, Photos and Open Days from Wimbledon High School GDST

Last update: 13 November 2021
A great result for our Under 13 hockey team! After a few injuries early on in the competition (held in Reading) the girls mustered on and came second in their group to the National Winners Daneshill. In the semi-final they were 0-0 against St. George’s and it went to penalty flicks. The tension mounted but it was not to be: St. George’s won on penalties and the National Finals eluded us. The girls were then determined to beat their rivals (finalists in the previous tournament), Kingston Grammar School, in the play-off. Again the U13s were victorious, to secure the position of 3rd in the South of England. Congratulations girls!

Wimbledon High School GDST Catchment Area Map

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.

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