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Godalming College

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Type  Sixth form college
Ages  16+
Phone  +44 1483 423526
Local authority  Surrey
DfE URN  130828
Website  www.godalming.ac.uk
Total enrollment  1,750 (2010)
Gender  Mixed-sex education
Godalming College

Location  Tuesley LaneGodalmingSurreyGU7 1RS England
Address  Tuesley Ln, Godalming GU7 1RS, UK

Godalming College is a sixth form college, situated in Godalming, 31 miles (50 km) south-west of London and five miles from Guildford, Surrey. The college has been consistently oversubscribed in recent years. It is the successor to Godalming Grammar School, a state grammar school. The 2008 Ofsted report said that: 'Leadership and management is outstanding.' The Principal is Emma Young.


A day at godalming college

Academic standings

In 2016, Godalming College had a 99.5% pass rate, 61.3% of exam entrants attained grades within the A* to B boundary and 33.5% achieved an A or A*. In the same year, 100 percent pass rates were achieved in all BTEC courses.

Design Awards

Above, a panoramic, showing the new Piazza in early Spring 2014. In 2000, the newly completed building achieved the Best New Building Award in the Godalming Trust Civic Design Awards. Since then, three new blocks have been built, including a library block, sports hall and a performing arts building.


There is a Christian Union at Godalming, there is also a secular society, a debating society and an LGBT society.

Notable alumni

  • Annabelle Apsion, actress (Shameless)
  • Rikki Clarke, England cricketer
  • Ben Elton, comedian and writer.
  • Alexandra Evans, winner of Britains Next Top Model Cycle 4
  • Isabel Hardman, journalist at The Spectator
  • Rufus Hound, comedian and television presenter
  • Rachel Hurd-Wood, actress
  • Ingrid Lacey, actress (Drop the Dead Donkey)
  • Stephanie Merritt, novellist and critic
  • Andy Salmon, Commandant General Royal Marines
  • Simon Shaw, rugby player
  • Isaac Stanmore, actor
  • Lucy Watson, socialite on Made In Chelsea
  • Tom Ackerley, director and partner of Margot Robbie
  • Phoebe Thompson, former cast member on Made In Chelsea
  • References

    Godalming College Wikipedia