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James Allen’s Girls’ School

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James Allen’s Girls’ School

Address: 144 East Dulwich Grove London SE22 8TE
Website:
jags.org.uk
Founded: 
1741
Number of Pupils: 1124
Fees: Pre-Prep & Prep £5679 per term; Senior School £6267 per term
Ages: 4-18 
Head Teacher: 
Mrs Alex Hutchinson
Religious Affiliation: 
Church of England
Entrance Procedure: 
Selective
Contact: 
020 8693 1181
Email: 
[email protected]
School Visits: 
Open Mornings in October, as well as virtual Open Events throughout the autumn. Tours can be booked throughout the year.

The Curriculum

Designed to offer breadth and opportunity, all girls are encouraged to explore a wide range of subjects at the beginning of their school career, covering all key areas including languages, sport and creative disciplines.

Games & The Arts

JAGS has fantastic sports facilities including a state-of-the-art pool, gym and dance studios, as well as 22 acres of playing fields. Art, drama and music are celebrated; the school is equipped with a purpose-build theatre and a brand new Community Music Centre.

Pastoral Care

The school offers a strong network of support from form tutors up to the Deputy Head Pastoral.  School nurses are there to deal with medical and personal problems as well as a range of inhouse and external counselling options. The House and Sister schemes ensure that girls are there to support each other. Talks from experts are regularly arranged for pupils, parents and staff.

University Places

Most girls move onto university with a high percentage of girls regularly accepting places at Oxford and Cambridge.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

JAGS is a dynamic, diverse and happy school full of compassionate individuals who thrive here.  It’s an environment that encourages unabashed and unashamed enthusiasm. Life here is about openly embracing the opportunities on offer. There has never been a better time for the young women of today to take their places as trailblazers and leaders – and there’s no greater platform than JAGS for them to go out and change the world.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • Academic excellence
  • Strong pastoral care
  • Diversity
  • Community minded
  • Creativity in the arts
  • Sporting achievements


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