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Whitgift School

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Whitgift School


Address: Haling Park, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 6YT
Website: www.whitgift.co.uk
Founded: 1596
Number of Pupils: 1490
Ages: 10-18
Fees: £6,880 (day), £11,027 (weekly boarding) and £13,380 (full boarding)
Head Teacher: Mr Chris Ramsey
Religious Affiliation: Church of England, but welcomes all denominations
Entrance Procedure: Applications for day places are accepted from mid-August 2019 for 10+, 11+, 13+ and 16+ prospective students, in the year prior to admittance.
Contact: 020 8633 9935
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Open Events (no booking required) will be held on 21 September 2019 (9am – 1pm) and on 8 October (4pm – 8pm). Open Afternoons by appointment are also held during the Autumn Term. For visiting outside of these times, please contact [email protected]

The Curriculum

The School offers a variety of pathways to qualifications, including A Levels, Pre U and is proud to be the top boys school for the increasingly popular International Baccalaureate.

Games & the Arts

The list of co-curricular activities is impressive, with more than 80 clubs and societies and over 40 sports available. An exciting music and performing arts programme delivers high quality concerts, plays and musicals throughout the year.

Pastoral Care

The pastoral support system has been carefully designed ensuring that students, and their parents, always have a friendly face to turn to for advice and guidance. ISI Report said ‘The quality of pastoral care is outstanding…a calm courteous approach pervades the School, indicated by highly civilised and positive relationships between staff and pupils.’

Scholarships

Whitgift offers generous scholarships and bursaries to qualifying families.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

To educate bright and talented young men to become independent learners and thinkers, to achieve beyond what they believed they could, and to leave us ready to give to the society in which they will be leaders.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • Diverse community of boys aged 10 to 18
  • Exciting programme of Performing Arts throughout the year
  • Variety of pathways to qualifications, including A Level, Pre U, IB and Section Française
  • Over 80 clubs and societies and 40+ sports offered
  • Superbly-equipped Boarding House catering for full, weekly and flexi-boarding for boys aged 13-18
  • Situated in 45 acres of serene parkland


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