Type Independent School
Age Range 13-19
Religion Unknown
Address 23 Collingham Gardens
Phone 02072447414
Reference Number 100539



Collingham College, situated at 23 Collingham Gardens, London, SW5 0HL, is a co-educational day school offering secondary and post-16 education to students aged 14-20. The college boasts a non-selective intake yet achieves selective-school-level results, with a particularly strong focus on academic performance and lambda (value added) exceeding the expected standard. The curriculum includes two-hour-long lessons, ensuring a more focused atmosphere, and all classes are mixed ability. Collingham College is noted for its strong art program, with several students having won the top prize in the Royal College of Art Young Artist competition. The college also offers tuition for students applying to Oxford and Cambridge universities, as well as assistance in applying to American universities, including preparation for SATs.

The college prides itself on its bespoke education in a beautiful location, while also emphasizing academic standards, personal integrity, and the development of responsibility. Collingham College maintains a No Boarding philosophy and supports students with mild learning difficulties, such as dyslexia. The school does not have open days; instead, it invites students and their families in for personalized meetings to understand their needs and ensure suitability for the student. The school's reputation has seen families choose Collingham for a variety of reasons including support for those struggling, those facing bullying, or with special needs, as well as for highly gifted students involved in sport or the arts at a high level. The current head is James Allder, and the school is managed by Kensington & Chelsea local authority.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 160
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 43.75%
Girls: 56.25%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
9 Unknown
10 Unknown
11 Unknown
12 Unknown
13 Unknown

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2011-10-19
Date Description Report
2011-09-27 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2008-05-14 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2005-01-31 Standard inspection Standard inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
19.4 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 37% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 11% Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results



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Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)