Stamford High School

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Location: Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age range: 11 - 19 years

About Stamford High School

Stamford High School is an independent girls’ school and sixth for for pupils aged 11 to 18. It is a day and boarding school, founded in 1877 using funds bestowed on the Stamford Endowed Schools by the Brown’s Hospital Trust.

It is one of the member schools of the Stamford Endowed Schools foundation, along with the Stamford School (for boys aged 11-18) and the Stamford Junior School (a co-educational school for pupils aged 3-11). Stamford School ad Stamford High School share a sixth form, with pupils taught jointly by staff from both schools.  


Vicky Buckman

Values and vision

Stamford High School’s motto is “Christ me Spede”, meaning Christ be with me. Schools in the Stamford Endowed Schools Foundation are structured with the aim of providing a tailored and personalised education in all years. 

The three schools within the foundation share the following aims: to create an exciting, happy and supportive environment which prioritises learning and where students are inspired to achieve their best during their time at school; to develop students’ intellectual curiosity; for students to have a respectful and caring attitude towards all members of the school community; and for pupils to see no obstacle in life as insurmountable and to exceed expectations in everything they do.

ISI report

“The overall achievement of the pupils is excellent, both academically and in other activities. The school fully meets its aims. Pupils make good progress in their learning as a result of the teaching, which is good, with several excellent features.” 

“Their achievement is also well supported by the excellent curricular and extra- curricular provision, which offers them an extensive range of subjects and activities.”

View Stamford High School’s latest ISI report 

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Address: St. Martin's, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1780 484200