Secondary & Senior School | Streatham & Clapham High School

Secondary & Senior School | Streatham & Clapham High School
We teach our girls to be fearless learners. They learn self-reliance, resourcefulness and collaboration. They embrace risk, developing the resilience and confidence to excel in a volatile, fast-changing world.

Mr Mark Weatherhead
BEng (De Montfort), MA (St Mary’s, London), PGCE, NPQH
Deputy Head (Academic)

Our Independent Secondary Education & Senior School.

Our girls enjoy a broad and well-rounded education at our independent senior school. We create a vibrant, stimulating curriculum, tailored to fit the needs of the individual, ensuring girls succeed in a range of different subjects. A diverse spectrum of enrichment activities provides unlimited opportunity to develop their new skills and confidence.

We believe that all members of the school should be inspired to outperform expectations on a daily basis. The pursuit of excellence is thus a defining feature of our Senior School. This is reflected in our examination results, which place us in the top tier of independent schools nationally.

We nurture our girls to attain success across the widest spectrum of activity, extending far beyond the conventional ‘academic’ horizon. In so doing, they learn the beauty of reason, the allure of the aesthetic, and the vitality of the physical throughout their secondary education.

“Pupils excel across a wide range of academic, sporting and creative activities.” ISI Report, 2019

Education at our Senior School

Our girls, whether they are very able or late developers, learn to navigate the landscape of the human spirit and achieve beyond the realms of expectation.

Girls are encouraged to try new subjects, taking a broad-minded view of learning, and as our girls advance, they enjoy progressively more independence throughout their secondary education at our Senior School. We support them in feeling confident in their own choices and teach them the skills they need for a constantly changing world.

Throughout their education, SCHS girls benefit from subject-specialist teachers and the experts who teach them fundamental study skills whilst capturing their imaginations.

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We build a curriculum that fits the needs of each girl, rather than trying to fit girls to the curriculum.

How to apply for Senior School

Pupils may be admitted to our Senior School school at any age, but the principal points of entry for secondary education are at 11+ and 16+ years of age (Sixth Form). Before the school can consider any candidate for entry, an application form must be completed and returned to us. Find out more about the admissions process below. For chance vacancy places in other years, please contact our Head of Admissions at

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