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Godolphin unveils its intention to move to co-education and announces decision to join schools Group, United Learning.

Godolphin intends to embark on a significant journey towards co-education. Starting in September 2024, Godolphin Prep will welcome both boys and girls across all year groups. Godolphin Senior will offer a co-education from September 2025.


Godolphin’s Chair of Governors Sir Nick Pope says, "Our move towards co-education is a response to strong demand from local families, reaffirming our unwavering commitment to educational excellence. In recognition of a world that values gender equality and collaboration, we are proud to that we will be the only day and boarding independent school in Salisbury offering co-education, for 3 to 19 years.” 

Jenny Price, Head of Godolphin says, "This decision marks a pivotal moment in Godolphin's history. Our founder, Elizabeth Godolphin looked to the future in her commitment to the education of girls. By extending our welcome to boys, we aim to enrich our school community with a broader range of perspectives, talents, and experiences. We look forward to an exciting future for Godolphin as it looks to write the next chapter in its proud history.” 

In another development, The Board of Governors at Godolphin is pleased to announce it will be joining the esteemed educational group, United Learning, effective from 1 February 2024. This partnership will create new opportunities for the school and the community. Chief Executive of United Learning, Sir Jon Coles expressed his enthusiasm, stating. "As a group with a strong track record of running successful schools across the country, we are particularly pleased to be welcoming a school with such high expectations, strong ambitions and long-standing traditions as Godolphin into our family.” 

December 2023