London Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1SJ
10 reasons to choose Guildford High Junior School
Guildford High Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 90. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Guildford and one of the 4 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Guildford High Junior School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Guildford High School, an all-through school to age 18. Guildford High Junior School fees range from £4,622 (Rec) to £5,913 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Guildford High Junior School has two classes per year and an average class size of 20 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most girls move up to Guildford High School.
The Guildford High Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Spanish, Mandarin. It is an Apple Distinguished School to reflect the high degree of integration of digital learning in the curriculum. Each pupil may participate in over 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in chess.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 2. School has Eco Schools Green Flag accreditation.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, art, DT and computing throughout, for science from Year 3, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Guildford High Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in athletics, fencing, gymnastics, netball, swimming.
The Arts at Guildford High Junior School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and almost all take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Four choirs, orchestra and 14 instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Guildford High Junior School
Guildford High School (0 miles); Royal Grammar School, Guildford (0.5 miles); Tormead School (0.6 miles).
Guildford County School (1.2 miles); George Abbot School (1.4 miles); St Peter’s Catholic School (2.1 miles).