Why choose Portsmouth High School?

Why choose Portsmouth High School?

Choosing a school for your daughter is an enormous decision and one of the most important you will ever make. You want the very best for your daughter and need to be confident her school will realise her true potential and provide the support she needs to become the best version of herself.

Here at Portsmouth High School we have almost 140 years’ experience in delivering outstanding education for girls. The school has an enviable reputation for success helping pupils achieve their best examination results alongside an impressive co-curricular programme. Well-being is at the heart of all we do as children learn best when they feel fully supported and happy.

How do you recognise a Portsmouth High School girl? You will note it in her success. You will see it in her spirit. Girls leave us as confident, well-informed young women, ready to embark on the next stage of their lives.




An outstanding education for girls from 3 to 18 years

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Prep and Pre-School

The Prep and Pre-School are located in spacious grounds for a city school and enjoy an on-site all-weather sports pitch, tennis courts, play equipment and an outdoor classroom for forest school lessons. The school has developed its own innovative and challenging explorer curriculum which incorporates core skills alongside specialist subjects at all levels.

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Senior School

At the Senior School unrivalled opportunities, and a continued focus on well-being, enable girls to achieve a firm foundation for academic excellence and personal success. Skilled tutors develop each girl’s understanding of her own strengths and pupils are encouraged to take on responsibilities and leadership opportunities.

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Sixth Form

Our highly successful Sixth Form is a leading independent Sixth Form in Hampshire achieving outstanding A Level results year after year. It is a thriving and vibrant community with a strong sense of its own identity within the school. Our Sixth Formers leave us for highly respected university courses and go on to excel in a range of careers.

School minibuses at Portsmouth High School

Travelling to School

Portsmouth High School offers transport provision for pupils using the school’s own minibus fleet and all drivers are school staff. This offers a more personal service with more direct routes and shorter journey times benefitting both pupils and busy parents. Find out more about our minibus and transport links.

Wraparound Care

Free Wraparound Care

The school provides free wraparound care to assist parents who require longer hours of care for their daughters during the school day. Care is available for all pupils from Pre-School through to Year 6 during term time from 7.30am to 6.00pm. There is no extra charge as part of our fully inclusive educational programme. Find out more about Wraparound Care

A Level Results at Portsmouth High School

School Fees

An independent education for your daughter could be more affordable than you think. As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the school is able to provide a high quality education at a competitive cost which includes many items other schools charge as extras. Find out more about school fees on our website.