Tolworth Girls' School

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Tolworth Girls School & Sixth Form
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The school in June 2021
Tolworth Girls' School
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Greater London (former Surrey)

Coordinates 51°22′32″N0°17′47″W / 51.3755°N 0.2963°W / 51.3755; -0.2963 Coordinates: 51°22′32″N0°17′47″W / 51.3755°N 0.2963°W / 51.3755; -0.2963
Type Academy
MottoSic Luceat Lux
(Let your light so shine)
Department for Education URN 137060 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Head teacherSiobhan Lowe
Age11to 18
HousesAmethyst, Emerald, Garnet, Jade, Opal, Pearl, Sapphire, Topaz
Colour(s)Navy Blue and Yellow

Tolworth Girls' School is a secondary school and sixth form for girls aged 11–18 in Surbiton, London, England, in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames.


The school currently has 1035 girls on roll and just under 290 students in the mixed sixth form. The school has received awards including a specialism in Technology, Leading Edge School, Training School and the Artsmark Gold award.

In 2007 and in 2017, it was rated 1-outstanding, by Ofsted. Its link school is Southborough High School, another local school. In August 2011 the school converted to academy status.

It is directly next to the north side of the A3 Kingston Bypass, near the Red Lion Business Park, not far from the A243 junction (Hook underpass), between Tolworth and Hook.

The Prime Minister's Global Fellowship

Students have attained places on the Prime Minister's Global Fellowship programme every year for the last three years.[ citation needed ] The Prime Minister's Global Fellowship programme aims to offer 18- and 19-year-old students from England experience in one of three major emerging economies. [1]

Notable former pupils

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  1. British Council website "Fellows" Archived 2011-09-12 at the Wayback Machine accessed 10 November 2009. [ dead link ]
  2. Christine Blower

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