Woldingham School

Girls, boarding and day, Surrey

Woldingham is one of the UK’s leading boarding and day schools for girls aged 11-18.


Set within 700 acres of beautiful countryside, Woldingham is a safe and inspiring school for students to become confident, compassionate and courageous young women. A Catholic school, Woldingham welcomes students of all faiths or none. Woldingham is remarkably accessible. London is just 30 minutes away and the school is only 20 minutes from Gatwick and 45 minutes from Heathrow airports.

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“A happy and successful school developing confident, compassionate and courageous young women.”

Woldingham is remarkably accessible. London is just 30 minutes away by train and Woldingham is only 30 minutes from Gatwick Airport and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport. Fantastic facilities include purpose-built science labs, humanities and language hubs, studios for art, drama and music, and a professional standard 600-seat auditorium. Students achieve outstanding GCSE and A Level results to secure places at leading universities opening doors to exciting careers.

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Sitting alongside this is an exceptional co-curricular programme of sport, clubs and performing arts enabling students to develop a wonderful range of skills and interests. The beauty and peace of Woldingham makes it the perfect place to board. Boarders live with their own year group in comfortable and well-equipped boarding houses, and there is a great sense of community. The experienced team of housemistresses really understand how to help new girls settle in quickly and make the most of school life.

Woldingham is a Sacred Heart Catholic school. We warmly welcome students of all faiths and none.

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Head Julia Harrington
School Type Senior school for girls
Senior Age Range 11 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Total Students 611
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 150