Everything is possible.

A 21st Century Grammar School

We nurture brilliant young people - confident, kind and fun-loving, who relish the responsibility of helping to make the world a better place and know that everything is possible. Learn more about the school

Academic Success

We know education is for life. Both inside and outside of the classroom we want our students to do exceptional things as an everyday occurrence and this enables them to achieve life changing qualifications. Our progress levels at GCSE are consistently among the very highest in Gloucestershire and make us the highest performing state girls' school in the South West. Our performance at GCSE and A Level combined has the Sunday Times Parent Power ranking us year on year as one of the top performing schools in the South West and within the top fifty state schools in the country.

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17 May 2023

Korean Partnership Paves the way for Future Gloucestershire Links

Earlier in the year we were honoured to welcome His Excellency Park Minshik, the South Korean Minister for Patriotism and…

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  • 05 May 2023

    Stroud High Sixth Form Year 13 Awards - The Movie

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  • 25 April 2023

    National Handball Finals - Here we come!

    Over 2 days, Oxstalls Sports Centre hosted the…

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  • 21 April 2023

    What's Your CyberPower?

    On Wednesday 19 April, Stroud High School hosted…

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SHS Admissions


Each year we welcome 150 students into Year 7 from over 90 different primary schools. If you are thinking about applying to the school and wish to find out more about the test, how to prepare for it and how we support students in receipt of Pupil Premium go to our admission section.

Sixth Form

Our Sixth Form is a vibrant and progressive community. Made up of students from Stroud High School and 20 other schools it is an environment where young people can grow personally and flourish academically. Our students develop the love of their subjects in our full range of A-Level subjects whilst growing from our extensive range of personal development activities. Our students go on to attend the full range of Universities in the UK and abroad, Art colleges, higher apprenticeships, and scholarships. 

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SHS Sixth Form