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Manor House School, Bookham

Manor House School, Bookham

Manor House Lane, Little Bookham, Leatherhead, KT23 4EN, Surrey

01372 457077



Manor House School, Bookham
School type Girls' Day School with Co-educational Nursery
Founded 1920
Headteacher Ms Tracey Fantham
Girls Age Range 2-16
Boys Age Range 2-4
Number of pupils 300
Day fees per annum £9,555 - £17,955
Average Class Size 15-20
Associations GSA, AGBIS

Founded in 1920 and soon to be celebrating its Centenary Year, Manor House School can be found nestled amidst seventeen acres of gardens, woodland and sports fields in Bookham, Surrey. The School provides an excellent all-rounded approach to education in a happy, friendly and caring school environment. An individual approach to teaching and learning enables each pupil at the School to achieve their personal best, both academically and personally. The aim is to develop happy young women who love coming to school and believe in their abilities to learn and succeed.

There is an extensive co-curricular enrichment programme with up to 50 extra-curricular clubs and activities operating across the school each term. Girls are encouraged to seek out new experiences and try something new.

Manor House achieves excellent Key Stage 2 and GCSE results. For more information on their recent results, visit www.manorhouseschool.org/academic-results/gcse-results.

Seven school values form the foundations of school life and the school motto 'To Love is to Live' was chosen in 1921 by the Bishop of Plymouth. Dr. Masterman, who was a close friend of one of the school's original founders.

The School has recently appointed a new Head of PE and Manor House girls are increasingly enjoying high levels of success in all areas of Sport boasting some future world class soccer players, cyclists, triathletes and tennis stars in its midst.

There is a new and popular Senior Scholarships Programme from Year 7 (application in Year 6) offering Major and Minor Academic Scholarships at 50% and 40% of the basic annual tuition fee and up to 30% for an Art, Drama or Music award. Additionally, a new Year 3 scholarship, for Academic and Music entries, effective in September 2020, will be launched in September 2019 for Year 2 applicants.

The school has been voted in the top ten most beautiful schools in the country in recent years. Facilities include an award-winning Nursery, new Well-Being Centre, Forest School, indoor sports hall which transforms into a seated theatre space for professional productions, outdoor swimming pool, a Tennis Academy, tennis and netball courts and purpose-built science blocks. Girls enjoy many opportunities in the creative and expressive arts, with additional music, singing and drama lessons a popular choice.

The School was shortlisted for an Independent Schools Award in the Creative and Expressive Arts in 2018 and again, in 2019, for Marketing.

The day operates from 7.45am to 6.00pm to accommodate working and/or busy parents. Fees include a daily hot lunch and afternoon tea is available as an optional extra each day at 4pm.

The School operates a minibus service in the mornings and afternoons and a late bus to the local train station which is serviced by good rail connections. The School bus routes service Ashtead, Dorking, Claygate, Cobham, Epsom, Esher, Fetcham, Hinchley Wood, Guildford, Kingswood, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Wimbledon/Kingston, West Byfleet and surrounding areas.

For more information visit www.manorhouseschool.org.

There are three main Open Morning events per year in October, February and May. For more information, contact: admissions@manorhouseschool.org.