Welcome from the Principal

Welcome to The Royal School, where generations of young people have achieved outstanding success since 1840. The spirit of innovation which inspired the foundation of our school in post-Napoleonic times lives on today as we prepare our students to take their place as citizens of the 21st century.


The Royal School offers a holistic education – first class academic teaching, outstanding pastoral care, a remarkable spectrum of co-curricular activities and an important spiritual dimension based upon Christian values. We aim to nurture and encourage our young people, while at the same time challenging each one to be the best they can be. We focus very much on the individual, seeking to develop every child’s talents and instilling in each one intellectual curiosity and a love of learning.

The Royal School can take your child through every stage of their primary and secondary education. We have a Daycare and Nursery and Junior School in Hindhead and just a few minutes away, a Senior School and Sixth Form in Haslemere. We also think globally, seeking to integrate our International students into The Royal School community. We recognise that girls and boys learn differently and offer a Diamond Education, teaching girls and boys together up to Year 3 and in the Sixth Form, while educating them in separate single-sex classes from Years 3 -11. Meanwhile, boys and girls share numerous co-curricular activities and thus have the opportunity to grow up naturally together.

We are proud of our Royal Patronage and are privileged to have as our Patron Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II. We are also very fortunate to have as our President HRH The Princess Royal, who visits our school regularly, taking a keen interest in our students and their progress. We are also very proud of our naval heritage and our many links with The Royal Navy.

Our school is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with sweeping views over the Surrey countryside. Do come and visit us and discover for yourself what it is that makes a Royal School education so distinctive.

I look forward to meeting you soon.

Mrs Anne J P Lynch