The Camden School for Girls
Camden, United Kingdom
About The Camden School for Girls
Located in Camden, north-west London, The Camden School for Girls is a single-sex secondary school, offering places to girls aged 11-18. With around 1,000 students, the school has an extremely diverse student intake, reflective of the local community.
First established as a grammar school in 1871, The Camden School for Girls later became a comprehensive. Although the school is girls-only in Years 7-11, the substantial sixth form is co-educational and accepts a large number of its students from other schools in the local area.
Ms Elizabeth Kitcatt
Values and vision
The Camden School for Girls highly values its comprehensive ethos and does a great deal to ensure that pupils are given the best chance to succeed regardless of academic ability or background. The secondary school offers a wide-ranging curriculum to best accommodate the needs of its students.
As well as its high academic standards, The Camden School for Girls promotes tolerance and acceptance throughout the school, to best reflect the school’s character as a diverse comprehensive.
"The Camden School for Girls rightly deserves the outstanding reputation it has among parents and in the community. Among the many positive comments written by parents, one typifies what inspectors found: 'This is a wonderful school. I have nothing but praise for the quality of teaching and leadership and am constantly impressed by the inclusive atmosphere: they really do consider every individual's needs, strengths and weaknesses - all in a friendly family environment.'”