Waldegrave Girls’ School Fifth Cross Road, TW2 5LH 020 8894 3244
Sunday Times state school of the year.
Orleans Park Richmond Road, TW1 3BB 020 8891 0187
Particularly strong in maths, computing and languages. Good sport, esp rugby.
St Catherine’s School Cross Deep, TW1 4QJ 020 8891 2898
Ages 3–18, girls. The school motto ‘Not words, but deeds’ holds good at this popular Catholic school.
Radnor House Pope’s Villa, Cross Deep, TW1 4QG 020 8891 6264
Ages 11–18, co-ed. (Y5 entry from 2018). Relative newcomer in historic buildings on the banks of the river.
Hampton Hanworth Road, TW12 3HD 020 8979 5526
Ages 11–19, boys. Academic, sporty, hugely popular.
Lady Eleanor Holles Hanworth Road, TW12 3HF 020 8979 1601
Ages 11–18, girls. Achieving, go-getting girls. A little further afield
St James Senior School for Boys is easily get-able to on the 290 bus route. Ages 10–18.