- Head Ms Jo Sharrock
Academically high-achieving, Putney High School succeeds in being both down-to-earth and dynamic. We provide an inspiring, scholarly and exceptionally broad education for over 1000 pupils aged between 4 and 18 years old.
Our ethos is one of ‘modern scholarship’ which makes learning challenging, fun and above all, relevant. Lessons encourage curiosity and explore everything from entrepreneurship and oracy to AI and design thinking.
For us, wellbeing is key to everything, from our award-winning Biophilic Classroom design to our Breathe environmental programme. Whoever they are or want to be, our inclusive and democratic culture ensures students build friendships and develop their intellect knowing they are valued as individuals, able to make a difference.
Right from the off, pupils are inspired to develop a love of learning and quickly develop the “can-do” attitude, resilience and adaptability that are a hallmark of our many trailblazing alumnae, and which make the school such an exciting and rewarding place to study.
We are a warm and welcoming community of innovative and intrepid thinkers where staff and students are encouraged and enabled to discover their passions and to branch out intellectually beyond the confines of the curriculum. Putney’s departing Year 13 are consistently awarded the highest grades at A Level and go on to further study at the finest educational establishments in the UK and abroad.
Putney High School has been at the forefront of educating girls since 1893 when it began life as ‘East Putney High School’. Over 125 years later, we are one of the UK’s leading independent girls’ schools, a pioneering school of the Girl’s Day School Trust (GDST) and consistently ranked among the top performing schools both in London and the UK.
The school is located at the top of Putney Hill, in a leafy corner of south west London, within a short walk of the River Thames. With a Junior School, Senior School and purpose built Sixth Form Centre on site, Putney sits within an extensive campus of mature trees and spacious lawns, blending original Victorian architecture with stunning new sustainable development.
- Age range 4 - 18
- Day / Boarding Day
- Religious affiliation None
- 14+ GCSE, IGCSE
- 16+ A Level, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
- Fees (per term) September 2023 - July 2024
- £6,386 per term
- £7,718 per term
- £7,718 per term
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Bursaries & Scholarships
It is important to us that no one should be excluded from a Putney education.
In the Senior School, we offer Academic, Music and Sport scholarships at 11+ (Year 7) entry. Academic Scholarships are awarded based on merit and take into consideration of a number of factors, including the 11+ entrance assessment, 11+ interview and any additional information provided by the pupil’s current school. There are separate assessments for Music and Sport scholarships, which are detailed below.
In the Sixth Form, Academic, Art, Design, Drama, Music and Sport scholarships are available. We also award travel scholarships to internal applicants, for students studying Modern Foreign Languages and Sciences, to develop their study outside school.
A number of means-tested bursaries are available for up to 100 per cent of school fees, for pupils entering Year 7 or Year 12.
Putney is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), in which almost one in five pupils receives a bursary or scholarship to help towards her fees.Find out more >
- Academic scholarships
- Art scholarships
- Bursaries for new entrants
- Hardship awards for existing pupils
- Music scholarships
- Sixth Form scholarships
- Sport scholarships
Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, the GSA is not responsible for inaccuracies.