A first-class education
for girls, since 1887

4 - 18 years

Fear Nothing

The Senior School at Sydenham High

Flourish & Fly

The Prep School at Sydenham High

Confident Futures

The Sixth Form at Sydenham High

Welcome

Sydenham High School, GDST, is an independent day school for girls aged 4-18 years. The school was founded in 1887, becoming one of the last schools to be opened by the Girls’ Public Day School Trust. Set in the leafy suburbs of South East London, we pride ourselves on enriching young minds in a way that will endure a lifetime.

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Sydenham Stories

Ruby

Year 3

Ruby joined Junior School in Reception and has made the most of all the opportunities on offer both in and outside the classroom. Ruby has a passion for reading and has developed a discerning taste in the books she likes to read. You can often find Ruby spending time amongst the non-fiction books in our Discovery Zone.

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Sydenham Stories

Olympia

Year 9 Senior School

I have an incredibly big family and my six sisters have all gone to this school. Every single sister has enjoyed seven years of amazing memories here which have all been shared with me. It is great having so much history with the school. I have learned so much about the teachers and so much about my sisters as young pupils, as now they are all 21+. I feel so proud seeing their names on the honours boards, celebrating their successes.

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Sydenham Stories

Annabelle

Year 12

From the moment I joined Sydenham High in year 8 from another school, I was welcomed into a family that I knew would push me to thrive academically, but also allow me to be a well-rounded student.

On the first day, I signed up to various clubs that I had never experienced before, such as Lindy-Hop Dancing, Rugby Club and Science Club.

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Sydenham Stories

Ruby

Year 3

Ruby joined Junior School in Reception and has made the most of all the opportunities on offer both in and outside the classroom. Ruby has a passion for reading and has developed a discerning taste in the books she likes to read. You can often find Ruby spending time amongst the non-fiction books in our Discovery Zone.

Read more

Sydenham Stories

Olympia

Year 9 Senior School

I have an incredibly big family and my six sisters have all gone to this school. Every single sister has enjoyed seven years of amazing memories here which have all been shared with me. It is great having so much history with the school. I have learned so much about the teachers and so much about my sisters as young pupils, as now they are all 21+. I feel so proud seeing their names on the honours boards, celebrating their successes.

Read more

Sydenham Stories

Annabelle

Year 12

From the moment I joined Sydenham High in year 8 from another school, I was welcomed into a family that I knew would push me to thrive academically, but also allow me to be a well-rounded student.

On the first day, I signed up to various clubs that I had never experienced before, such as Lindy-Hop Dancing, Rugby Club and Science Club.

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Lovely to see Khadijah in @thetimes #alevelresults2019 🙌🏽😎 A true...

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Record breaking results for our newest alumnae! 24% A* 55% A*-A 91%...

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RT @HeadSydHigh: Results are out, the sun is out and...

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One month until our Whole School #openday: 14 Sep, 9am-1pm....

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Photos courtesy of @goodwood_races We are so in awe of Khadijah. Prepping for this alongside A Levels and only going and winning it! We would say we can’t believe it...

‪Another proud moment for us this holiday as we hear that Juliette earned the gold medal for #diving in her age group (9-10) at @swimengland National Skills Diving Finals. What...

What a superb first international competition for Olivia, who earned a silver medal for 3m synchro and bronze on the platform. With over 40 girls in each competition and many...

Senior School Open Morning. Entry points at 11+ (year 7) and 16+ (Sixth Form)...

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Open Events

Whole School Open Morning

Whole School Open Morning

Saturday 14 September 2019 9.00am - 1pm

Prep School Open Morning

Prep School Open Morning

Thursday 17 October 2019, 9.30am – 11am

News

Record breaking 2019 A Level results

| Sixth Form

Record breaking 2019 A Level results

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Sydenham High pupil wins Magnolia Cup at Goodwood Races after completing A Levels

| Senior

Sydenham High pupil wins Magnolia Cup at Goodwood Races after completing A Levels

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Showcasing talent and achievement across Sydenham High

| Senior

Showcasing talent and achievement across Sydenham High

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