Voted a Top London Independent School in The Sunday Times 'Parent Power' listings

Ours is a culture of inspiration, innovation, energy and creativity in teaching, and this character shapes the learning of our pupils.
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Our Values


We are a spirited and vibrant school
We are inquisitive, intellectually curious, and love learning
We act with integrity, kindness and a sense of moral purpose
We are a collaborative and democratic community
We are innovative and genuinely open to new ideas
We are ambitious, bold and unafraid of excellence
We are down to earth

Junior School 4+

We believe that childhood is a time to explore. Our pupils take a passionate interest in the world around them and are prepared to take risks in everything they do. The Junior School is a happy, stimulating environment where no two days are the same and girls develop a “can do” attitude, ready to embrace new challenges and eager to learn more.

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Senior School 11+

At Putney, we offer the perfect environment to grow strong, bright, well-rounded young adults. We open our students’ minds and encourage them to develop a lifelong love of learning, to gain new skills and to grasp the many opportunities available to them as they develop as spirited, intellectually curious students.

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Sixth Form 16+

Our purpose built Sixth Form Centre creates an environment closer to university level study, encouraging girls to push their learning and look to the future. Seminar style A Level teaching is matched with a super-curricular programme to stretch and extend, helping students to discover their passions and develop their skills in a subject area which excites them.

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'The pupils’ achievement and learning are exceptional'

- ISI Report

Putney High School has spirit; a spirit of intellectual agility and engagement which is at the heart of our ethos.

Future Plans

We are investing in our future, to ensure that the education we offer at Putney is not only the best it can be, but truly forward thinking.
Proposals for a new Science, Music, Drama
and Debating Centre at Putney High School.

Proposals for a new Science, Music, Drama
and Debating Centre at Putney High School.

Putney in the Community

As a London school, we actively engage with the wider community, working with other local schools to develop the sense of empathy, social responsibility and togetherness that makes Putney a truly positive place to be.
Keen rower, Darcey Boyle has encouraged other classmates to join her campaign to clean up the River Thames.

Keen rower, Darcey Boyle has encouraged other classmates to join her campaign to clean up the River Thames.

A Proud History

We have been at the forefront of educating girls since 1893.

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A GDST school

We are a GDST school - where girls can

We are a GDST school - where girls can

The GDST is a wonderful force for good in today's world - they bring out these confident young women, prepared for the world, feet on the ground and eyes on the stars

Baroness Virginia Bottomley of Nettlestone
Putney Alumna

Our Policies

We work in partnership with pupils, parents, child protection agencies and diverse communities to continuously develop and improve safeguarding within our school. Find out more about the school's core policies.

Jobs and Facilities Hire

Putney is an exciting place to teach and to learn. Find out more about opportunities to join our staff, or to hire our facilities.

Life at Putney

Our students enjoy discovering new interests and making friends for life, nurtured and encouraged within a kind and down-to-earth community. They leave us with the character, confidence and the resourcefulness to make their mark in the world, equipped with the knowledge and real-world skills to give them the edge.


Putney pupils are spirited, vibrant and learn to think for themselves, but they also know how to have fun, and most importantly, to really enjoy their time at school.

Suzie Longstaff

Suzie Longstaff
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