St Swithun’s School

St Swithun’s is a modern and flourishing school, set on an impressive and attractive campus and offers girls exceptional teaching, sporting and recreational facilities.

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    St Swithun’s School

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    Category: Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Girls

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 0 Boys / 510 Girls

    Age Range: 11-18 Years

    Founded: 1884

    Location Description

    Set within 45 acres of grounds on the outskirts of Winchester, overlooking the Hampshire Downs.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Ms J Gandee

    Contact for enquiries:Mrs Kate Cairns, registrar

    Alresford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA

    Tel: 01962 835700

    Email: admissions@stswithuns.com

    www.stswithuns.com

    Facilities

    The school buildings are modern and well equipped. There is a magnificent performing arts centre with a 600-seat auditorium, art and technology block, new library and Careers and ICT facility. The music school has a Music Technology area with computers and electronic keyboards. Pupils have the opportunity to play and sing in ensembles, the Symphony Orchestra, Senior and Lower School String Ensembles, Clarinet Choirs, Flute Choirs, Jazz Band, two Wind Bands and numerous chamber groups. The Swithun Choir sings regularly in Winchester Cathedral and undertakes foreign concert tours. The School has a small chapel which is actively used. It is in a quiet situation with extensive views of the beautiful Hampshire countryside.

    Sporting facilities are excellent. The multi-purpose, modern Sports Hall accommodates a fully-equipped gymnasium, which in turn can be converted into 4 badminton courts, a netball, volleyball or tennis court. Extensive and attractive playing fields provide lacrosse pitches, an athletics track, rounders pitches and volleyball courts and there are 12 outdoor tennis courts (4 of which are spot-lit) and also used for netball. Squash, rowing, diving, judo, karate, aerobics, yoga, trampolining and fencing are popular additional activities. The indoor, 25-metre swimming pool is built to national competition specifications, with diving boards.

    In addition to music and sporting activities there are technology and engineering clubs, drama and public speaking groups, art, cookery and self-defence sessions, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Young Enterprise.

    St Swithun’s is an active community seven-days-a-week. Boarders benefit from a wide range of activities and excursions at the weekends such as sailing, skiing, theatre, concert, cinema and restaurant trips.

    Scholarships

    Academic, Music, Sport, Sixth Form. Some bursaries are available, please contact the school for details.

    Entrance Requirements

    Senior School: Common Entrance examination, current school report. Sixth Form: 3 examinations in nominated A2 subjects. For further details please contact the school.

    Fees

    2023/2024

    Boarder: £14,217 per term.

    Day Girl: £8,452 per term.

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    OPEN DAYS

    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Senior School and Sixth Form Open Day: Saturday 22 Jun 2024 - Time: 9:00 am

    Open Days: Please BOOK your place

    For  details please tel 01962 835700 or email admissions@stswithuns.com

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