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St Swithun's School
St Swithun's School
St Swithun's School
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St Swithun's School
Winchester
520 pupils, ages 11-18
Girls only
Day and Boarding

St Swithun's School

Winchester's St Swithun's has the wow factor, inside and out. Academic results are stellar and luxurious is no overstatement when it comes to describing the building and grounds. It’s also home to St Swithun's Prep School and Preschool, meaning girls can soak up knowledge here from age three to 18. St Swithun’s is accredited as a High Performance Learning World Class School – achievement is high but the route is relaxed. This is certainly no hothouse, and the girls we met were all purposeful and happy.  If you were to imagine a quintessentially traditional girls’ ...
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Drama production on a pirate ship with bunting
Girl drawing with pastel crayons in art
Girls in overalls and safety glasses looking at a wooden boat in DT
Girls in blue blazers and checked skirts walking together
Girls in orange and black dresses playing netball
Teacher in a blue top in a drama class
Girl in a white top and navy skirt hitting a yellow tennis ball
Girls in navy sports kit running around in front of St Swithun's School
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School Updates

  • St Swithun’s School celebrates its 140th birthday in style

    St Swithun’s School in Winchester continued to celebrate its 140th anniversary with a series of festivities including a vibrant birthday lunch and party.
    St Swithun’s School celebrates its 140th birthday in style
  • Sixth Form Politics Students enjoy trip to the Houses of Parliament

    Students from St Swithun’s sixth form politics class had a unique opportunity to witness democracy in action during a visit to the Houses of Parliament earlier this month.
    Sixth Form Politics Students enjoy trip to the Houses of Parliament
  • St Swithun’s crowned national lacrosse champions

    St Swithun’s under 15 lacrosse side are celebrating after being crowned National Schools Champions earlier this week.
    St Swithun’s crowned national lacrosse champions
  • St Swithun’s joins BSA Boarding Orchard as part of 140th birthday celebrations

    St Swithun’s is proud to have joined the Boarding School Association’s (BSA) Boarding Orchard by planting a pear and an apple tree in the school grounds.
    St Swithun’s joins BSA Boarding Orchard as part of 140th birthday celebrations
  • St Swithun’s Sixth Form Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

    Upper sixth formers at St Swithun’s in Winchester are celebrating receiving offers to study at Oxford or Cambridge universities following their successful applications.
    St Swithun’s Sixth Form Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers
  • St Swithun’s lights up to celebrate 140 years

    St Swithun’s School in Winchester has lit up the front of the school to celebrate the start of its 140th birthday celebrations.
    St Swithun’s lights up to celebrate 140 years
  • Cricket stars inspire students at St Swithun’s

    Southern Vipers cricketing stars Nancy Harman and Alice Monaghan paid a visit to St Swithun’s School in Winchester this week to inspire the next generation of cricketers.
    Cricket stars inspire students at St Swithun’s
  • St Swithun's School Celebrates Success in National Youth Choir Auditions

    St Swithun's is proud to announce that Maia (Year 11) has successfully secured a spot in the prestigious National Youth Choir (training division) following a successful audition this year.
    St Swithun's School Celebrates Success in National Youth Choir Auditions
  • Lib Dem Winchester parliamentary candidate Danny Chambers Visits St Swithun's School

    Last Wednesday, St Swithun's welcomed Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Winchester, Danny Chambers, for an insightful visit aimed at fostering student engagement in politics
    Lib Dem Winchester parliamentary candidate Danny Chambers Visits St Swithun's School
  • Flick Drummond MP Visits St Swithun's School

    St Swithun’s thoroughly enjoyed welcoming Flick Drummond MP to the school earlier this week. The Meon Valley MP and Conservative candidate for Winchester enjoyed an insightful visit that bridged the gap between education and politics.
    Flick Drummond MP Visits St Swithun's School
  • St Swithun’s students shine on sporting stage

    St Swithun’s is thrilled to announce the remarkable sporting achievements of eight of our talented students who continue to shine in their respective sports disciplines, earning well-deserved recognition on national and regional stages.
    St Swithun’s students shine on sporting stage
  • St Swithun's School Celebrates Impressive GCSE results

    St Swithun's School is thrilled to announce the excellent achievements of its students in the 2023 GCSE examinations.
    St Swithun's School Celebrates Impressive GCSE results
  • St Swithun’s students headed to universities after impressive A Level Results

    St Swithun's is delighted to announce another year of strong A-Level results, showcasing the academic accomplishments of its students. With a dedication to nurturing bright minds and fostering a supportive learning environment, the school is proud to celebrate the achievements of its A-Level students in the 2023 examinations.
    St Swithun’s students headed to universities after impressive A Level Results
  • Abi McBriar Wins Silver Medal at England Schools Athletics Championships

    Abi, a talented young athlete from Year 9, has achieved an impressive feat by securing the silver medal in the U15 girls discus event at the prestigious England Schools Athletics Championships.
    Abi McBriar Wins Silver Medal at England Schools Athletics Championships
  • Student Selected to Participate in Senior Physics Challenge Camp at Cambridge

    Esther K, a L6 (Year 12) student from St Swithun’s, has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Senior Physics Challenge Camp organised by the University of Cambridge
    Student Selected to Participate in Senior Physics Challenge Camp at Cambridge
  • MP pays special visit to St Swithun’s to connect with students and staff and see school democracy in action

    Steve Brine, MP for Winchester and Chandlers Ford, visited St Swithun’s Senior and Prep Schools on Friday to speak to members of staff and students about what life at St Swithun’s is like.
    MP pays special visit to St Swithun’s to connect with students and staff and see school democracy in action
  • St Swithun’s recognised as a High Performance Learning World Class School

    Following a successful re-accreditation, St Swithun’s has been recognised as a High Performance Learning (HPL) World Class School for a further three years.
    St Swithun’s recognised as a High Performance Learning World Class School
  • St Swithun’s Student selected for England U15’s National Football Talent Camp

    Isabella Cowley has been selected for the England National Talent Camps for U15 players for the 2023/24 season.
    St Swithun’s Student selected for England U15’s National Football Talent Camp
  • Husband and Wife duo join St Swithun’s Sports Department

    St Swithun’s School is excited to welcome the husband-and-wife duo, Jon, and Asha Riley who are joining the school as director of sport and physical education teacher respectively.
    Husband and Wife duo join St Swithun’s Sports Department
  • Electronic Music Star visits St Swithun’s School

    DJ and electronic music artist NATHASSIA recently visited St Swithun’s to perform at the end of the spring term and to promote positive messages about mental health and equality.
    Electronic Music Star visits St Swithun’s School
  • St Swithun’s Hosts Successful Fundraising Event for School Charities

    St Swithun’s ended the spring term with an afternoon of fundraising activities to support their four school charities - HART, Planned Parenthood, Kids for Kids and the Bramston Bursary Fund.
    St Swithun’s Hosts Successful Fundraising Event for School Charities
  • St Swithun’s Students excel at Equestrian Event

    On Sunday 26th March, six students from St Swithun’s travelled to compete in the National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) Eventers Challenge.
    St Swithun’s Students excel at Equestrian Event
  • St Swithun’s Modern Foreign Languages Department celebrates outstanding results in Education Perfect Global Championships

    The Modern Foreign Languages Department at St Swithun’s is thrilled to announce an exceptional performance in the Education Perfect Global Championships. Out of 2,532 schools worldwide, St Swithun’s finished 44th, a remarkable achievement for the students and faculty alike.
    St Swithun’s Modern Foreign Languages Department celebrates outstanding results in Education Perfect Global Championships
  • St Swithun’s students walk on fire in charity fundraiser

    Sixth Form students and staff, including the headmistress Jane Gandee, took on an incredible challenge to support the schools own charity, the Bramston Bursary Foundation alongside three charitable causes close to their hearts. The daring feat, a fire walk, raised funds for the foundation, Kids for Kids, Planned Parenthood, and HART.
    St Swithun’s students walk on fire in charity fundraiser
  • WATCH: St Swithun's Sixth Form Video

    WATCH: St Swithun's Sixth Form Video
  • WATCH: St Swithun's Senior School Headteacher

    WATCH: St Swithun's Senior School Headteacher
  • WATCH: St Swithun's Senior School Boarding Video

    WATCH: St Swithun's Senior School Boarding Video
  • St Swithun's student competes in the Finals of a National Piano Competition

    St Swithun's school is proud to announce that one of its own, Louisa P, competed at the National Coach House School Piano Competition last weekend
    St Swithun's student competes in the Finals of a National Piano Competition
  • St Swithun’s pupil visits Geneva for UNICEF UK Youth Advisory Board

    Sixth form student and head girl Jamie S undertook the trip of a lifetime last month as she travelled to Geneva as one of the three representatives of the UNICEF UK Youth Advisory Board (YAB)
    St Swithun’s pupil visits Geneva for UNICEF UK Youth Advisory Board
  • Young Humanitarian Maya launches campaign to assist earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

    Maya C, a compassionate and determined Year 8 student has decided to take action and help the victims of the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
    Young Humanitarian Maya launches campaign to assist earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria
  • See St Swithun's in our All-through Schools Guide

    See St Swithun's in our All-through Schools Guide
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    See St Swithun's in our Senior Boarding Schools Guide

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Address
Alresford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1HA

Contact
office@stswithuns.com
01962 835700

Website
stswithuns.com

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