Latymer Upper School
, founded by Edward Latymer
in 1624, is a selective independent school
, West London, England
, lying between King Street and the Thames
. It is a day school for 1,130 pupils – boys and girls aged 11–18; there is also the Latymer Preparatory School for boys and girls between 7–11. The Sixth Form of 340 is one of the largest in London and offers 40 academic courses as well as extra curricular activities. According to the Good Schools Guide
, the school "aims to set new standards for co-education in west London."
Pupils come from a wide area of London. The Sixth Form has been co-educational since 1996, and the main school became fully co-educational, with the introduction of girls into Year 7 for the first time in 2004. With that year's entry moving into in Year 11 it became fully co-educational in 2008. The Good Schools Guide
said "This is an urban inner-city school that still has a grammar school feel and parents value the social mix that comes from taking in plenty of state school children at 11."
The PE department offer extracurricular programmes. Optional sports include rugby, cricket, rowing, athletics, football, tennis, cross-country, fencing, karate, scuba diving, table tennis, squash,... Read More