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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

  • Headteacher Blog // Tracey O'Brien

    Tracey O'Brien will be joining the Trust as the new Headteacher at Wallington High School for Girls in September 2023.

  • COO Blog // The Importance of Empathy in Business Support Services

    Categories: COO Blog

    In the complex ecosystem of UK schools, business support services such as finance, IT, HR and estates, are critical to help ensure the smooth operation, efficient resource management, and overall organisational success of what we’re all here to do – providing the best education possible...

  • Headteacher Blog // Amy Cavilla

    Categories: Exec Blog

    At this time of year, where lots of schools like ours are recruiting new staff, I often get asked about the benefits of working in an all-girls environment. So, I thought I’d put a few thoughts down on paper, backed up by some research we’ve accessed through our membership of the Interna...

  • We're Recruiting: Trustee Vacancies

    We're looking for three new individuals to join our Trust Board and help us deliver our vision to be champions of excellence in girls’ education.

  • Staff Blog // Organised Chaos: How Does Creativity Link to Essay Structure?

    Categories: Staff Blog

    This blog is based on a recent session delivered at the Girls’ Learning Trust Staff Conference 2023 by Emily Jones (Nonsuch High School for Girls). Creativity and essay structure aren’t two ideas that you would naturally link together. However, my recent session for the GLT confe...

  • 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. 

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.

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'Ad hoc' Cover Supervisor

We are seeking to increase our cover supervisors who can be called upon to provide classroom and teaching cover where short term teaching staff absences occur. All suitable candidates will receive training prior to commencing duties.

Wallington High School for Girls

Teacher of English

As a teacher of English at Nonsuch, you will be part of a successful, conscientious and well-humoured team. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for teaching your classes to be astute students of literature. You will deliver lessons planned as part of an ambitious and challenging curriculum, and contribute to the development and sharing of new resources...

Nonsuch High School for Girls

Pastoral Support Officer

We are seeking to appoint a confident, organised and friendly person to join our pastoral team, working to support students and promoting excellent student behaviour.

Carshalton High School for Girls

Sixth Form Mentor (Gap Year Opportunity)

The Sixth Form Mentor will be the welcoming face of the Sixth Form. All students go on to Higher Education or higher-level apprenticeships. You will support young people in their transition to sixth form and then in their transition to their post-18 pathways.

Nonsuch High School for Girls

Female PE Support Assistant (Gap Year Opportunity)

The PE Support Assistant is a vital role within the PE department and is key to ensuring outstanding PE teaching and an enriching extracurricular programme. 

Nonsuch High School for Girls

Teacher of PE

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring and ambitious Teacher of PE to join our school. This post would suit an ECT as well as a more experienced candidate.

Carshalton High School for Girls