Tolworth Girls' School

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

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

In 2007 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 situated 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.

Facilities

Tolworth Girls' School's excellent facilities include;

  • Music facility with recording equipment
  • Gymnasium
  • Media department
  • Languages department
  • Eight science labs
  • Sixth form block
  • Library
  • Cafeteria with TV and music
  • Hair and beauty department

Uniform

Tolworth Girls' School's school uniform policy is strict. The only jewellery allowed is plain gold or silver ear-studs and a simple wristwatch. The uniform consists of a blazer in dark,navy blue and yellow,a white school blouse, and a knee-length tartan skirt in the same colours, with long socks and flat soled shoes. Girls are also required to have:

  • Aprons (Ecru & Navy),
  • Football Socks,
  • Jazz Pants,leggings
  • PE Blouse with school emblem,
  • PE Shorts,
  • Tracksuit top with school emblem
  • Tracksuit bottoms
  • White trainers

House Teams

Girls wear a badge in their house colour. The house teams are named;

  • Amethyst
  • Emerald
  • Garnet
  • Jade
  • Opal
  • Pearl
  • Sapphire
  • Topaz

Each form has a form tutor. This tutor will stay with their class, unless they leave the school, for the whole five years in which the girls are pupils of the school.

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.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.


Notable former pupils

  • Christine Blower, General Secretary since 2009 of the National Union of Teachers
  • Rosalyn Landor, Film, television and stage actress and audio book narrator
  • Debbie McGee, TV presenter, radio host, actress and TV magician Paul Daniels wife and assistant.
  • Kelly Reilly, actress
  • Saskia Howard-Clarke, Big Brother 6 (UK) contestant and glamour model.
  • Karina Bryant, British judoka, Olympic Medal Winner 2012
  • Kim Tiddy, actress
  • India de Beaufort, actress

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