South Hampstead High School
Camden, United Kingdom
About South Hampstead High School
South Hampstead High School is an all-girls, non-denominational independent all-through school in the London Borough of Camden, serving students from the age of 4-18. The all-through school has approximately 913 students on record.
South Hampstead High School was founded by the Girls’ Day School Trust in 1876, moving to a purpose-built site in 1882. Facilities at the school include a state-of-the-arts sports hall, dance studio, sports courts, multi-purpose games areas and a swimming pool.
Values and vision
South Hampstead High School believes that all students are unique and wants to provide the space for all children to grow and discover their own personality and attributes in a stimulating and welcoming learning environment. The all-through school offers pupils a challenging and enriching learning curriculum to appeal to a wide range of interests and skills, allowing for them to develop the required skills, knowledge and experiences to succeed throughout their academic years and in their future lives. It is important to the London school that all pupils achieve their full potential, with the school wanting students to nurture and develop their skills and interests, which are encouraged further through extra-curricular opportunities. These include sports clubs, drama productions, music lessons, language classes and the Duke of Edinburgh Award, where community service is developed.
Independent School Inspectorate
“The school is highly successful in providing an excellent quality of education and it fully meets its aims to foster a spirit of aspiration, resilience and joy in learning, in order to equip the pupils for life. The quality of the pupils’ achievements and learning is excellent.”