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Welcome To TheGirls' Learning Trust

Our vision is to be champions of excellence in girls’ education, empowering young women to realise their full potential and shape the world.


From the Trustees

Welcome to the Girls’ Learning Trust. We were formed in September 2015 and currently consist of three high-performing girls’ schools: Nonsuch High School for Girls, Wallington High School for Girls and Carshalton High School for Girls. All three schools are located in the London Borough of Sutton.

Sandy Gillett


Chair of the Trust Board

DiscoverOur Schools

Carshalton High School for Girls is an inclusive learning community that places excellence and the success and happiness of students at the heart of everything that it does. The school is a place of inspirational learning at the heart of a community where everyone is valued, respected and challenged; providing opportunities for all to learn, grow and thrive together; succeeding today and in the future.

Nonsuch High School for Girls is a community where students enjoy the opportunity to delve into their learning alongside peers who feel the same - unashamedly curious and engaged. The hallmark of the school is that it puts the girl front and centre stage in leadership and learning

Wallington High School for Girls is a happy, purposeful, and vibrant school community with a reputation for high academic standards, first class pastoral care and an outstanding extracurricular and enrichment programme. Its students are at the centre of everything that is does. The school helps them to thrive, enjoy their learning and achieve first class qualifications alongside developing as confident, caring, and articulate individuals.

Discover Trust News

  • COO Blog: Bridging the Support Staff Gap in Education

    Categories: COO Blog

    When we think about education, we often focus on teachers and professors as the primary drivers of learning. However, there is a vast support network that plays a critical role in enabling the education system to function effectively. This includes support staff such as business service leaders, adm...

  • New Senior Staff Appointments

    Categories: Staff Announcement

    We're delighted to announce that after a series of comprehensive recruitment processes, we've made appointments to the roles of Director of Estates & Facilities, and Director of People in the Trust.

  • Wallington Headteacher Appointed

    We are very pleased to announce that, following a recruitment process in which governors, staff and students were involved, the Trust has appointed Tracey O’Brien as the new Headteacher at Wallington High School for Girls.

  • Deputy Headteacher Recruitment

    We are looking for a visionary leader whose main responsibility will be the strategic leadership of Teaching, Learning, Assessment and CPD within the school. You will line manage science and a number of other subject areas. 

  • Carshalton retains GOOD rating by OFSTED

    Categories: Carshalton

    We're delighted that after an OFSTED inspection on 24-25 January, Carshalton has retained its GOOD rating.

  • Chief Executive Officer Blog: IWD 2023

    It’s about lifelong learning – not self-improvement. A special blog to help celebrate this year's International Women's Day. 

  • Staff Blog: Using YouTube to Boost Student Attainment

    Categories: Staff Blog

    This blog is based on a recent session delivered at the Girls’ Learning Trust Staff Conference 2023 by Stuart Godman (Carshalton High School for Girls). At the Girls’ Learning Trust Conference, I shared the expertise which the History Department at Carshalton High School for Girls has...

  • Chief Operating Officer Blog

    Categories: COO Blog

    Over the past few months, we’ve been publishing a range of blogs here on the Girls’ Learning Trust website written by teachers and school leaders on key educational challenges – and steps we’ve taken to overcome them.

  • GLT Staff Conference 2023

    On Monday 20 February we hosted our Trust staff conference bringing close to 500 members of staff across all our schools, and our shared support services, together in person for the first time in two years.

Discover Our Vision & Values

Our vision is to be champions of excellence in girls’ education, empowering young women to realise their full potential and shape the world. We are committed to offering an outstanding education that promotes wellbeing and personal development for everyone in our schools, enriched by the opportunities that arise from being part of a girls’ education trust.