Sporty secondary School London

(10 Posts)
StressedandFrazzled Mon 16-Jun-14 11:31:06

My DD is exceptionally good at sports, year 5, and now thinking about Independent secondaries in London. Which schools have an excellent reputation for sports for girls? (Not St Pauls or Latymer) am thinking more like Harrodian, Emanuel, Radnor House, G and L, Nottinghill and Ealing, etc.

MillyMollyMama Mon 16-Jun-14 11:33:50

Have you considered Queenswood at Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire. Fiercely sporty! Lots of London girls go there. (Although you seem to be West London so maybe the wrong area - but they do have boarders).

Needmoresleep Mon 16-Jun-14 15:53:20

Kingston Grammar. Without a doubt. LEH will also be worth a look and shares facilities with Hampton. Former is one of the best hockey schools in the country, the latter is lacrosse. Both are rowing. Other sports obviously as well. LEH, for example, regularly gets swim teams to the National schools.

StressedandFrazzled Mon 16-Jun-14 18:09:49

Thanks both

pamplemoussed Tue 17-Jun-14 00:39:11

I was about to say LEH. Surbiton High is another.

StressedandFrazzled Tue 17-Jun-14 15:42:38

Trouble is we are in West london, and all the schools mentioned are quite far from us, though worth a look.

pamplemoussed Wed 18-Jun-14 00:23:30

If your dc can get to Radnor, she can get to LEH or Kingston, very near indeed?

Needmoresleep Wed 18-Jun-14 07:01:16

LEH have quite an extensive school bus network, which is worth checking. Inevitably schools further out have more space. St Benedicts also have lovely facilities but I don't know how good their girls sport is. Unlike the other two they are not a fixture to be feared!

Kingston Grammar have school buses from Chiswick and North Barnes if that helps

Soggysandpit Tue 24-Jun-14 12:59:55

Habs and NLCS? Both quite far but have extensive bus networks.

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