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Glenthorne High School is a non-selective mixed secondary school and sixth form located in the Sutton Common area of Sutton in the London Borough of Sutton, England.[1]

Glenthorne High School
Sutton Common Road

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Coordinates51°22′51″N 0°12′02″W / 51.38077°N 0.20052°W / 51.38077; -0.20052Coordinates: 51°22′51″N 0°12′02″W / 51.38077°N 0.20052°W / 51.38077; -0.20052
MottoAchievement for all
Department for Education URN136914 Tables
HeadteacherMr Stephen Hume
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1,532 as of January 2016

The school was first established in 1933 on Glastonbury Road in Sutton. It moved to the Sutton Common Road site in 1958, and at this time was called Sutton Common County Secondary Girls' School. The school changed its name to Glenthorne in 1982, and in 1993 it became coeducational.[2] The school was converted to academy status in July 2011, and was previously a foundation school administered by Sutton London Borough Council. The schools continues to coordinate with Sutton London Borough Council for admissions.

Glenthorne High School offers GCSEs, BTECs, OCR Nationals and vocational courses as programmes of study for pupils,[3] while students in the sixth form have the option to study a range of A Levels and further BTECs.[4] The school specialises in the arts and has dedicated resources and facilities to support the specialism.[5]


  1. ^ "Glenthorne High School". 2013-07-12. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  2. ^ "Letter from the Headteacher". Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  3. ^ "Departments and Courses". Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  4. ^ "Post 16". 2013-08-30. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  5. ^ "Arts College status". Retrieved 2013-09-06.

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