Projects and collaborations

music

Community Carols

As part of our Christmas celebrations (at a number of which we are delighted to welcome the public as well as parents and friends), Charterhouse pupils sing carols at a number of local care and reside …

volunteering

Armistice Day

700 Carthusians died in World War I, and Armistice Day is a major event in the School calendar. Each year, a number of Charterhouse trumpet pupils visit local churches to play the Last Post and Reveil …

music

Arty Mornings at Charterhouse

Arty Mornings at Charterhouse are a significant feature of our music and drama outreach with local primary schools. In 2018, we worked with five primary schools partners - Godalming Junior, Green Oak, …

governance

Governorship: St Mary's Shackleford

Charterhouse staff (academic and support) serve as governors at a range of local schools. Currently, there are seven staff on the governing bodies of local state schools, as well as one at a special s …

sporting

Co-curricular programme at Green Oak Primary

Charterhouse pupils lead the bulk of the co-curricular programme at Green Oak Primary School, with a current focus on four clubs (three delivered solely by Charterhouse, the fourth in partnership with …

academic

Broadwater-Charterhouse Educational Partnership

The Broadwater-Charterhouse Educational Partnership is a major and innovative partnership project between two Godalming schools, one maintained and one independent. Between them, the two schools educa …

academic

Latin Club

Charterhouse pupils run a Latin Club for Year 6 pupils at nearby Busbridge Junior School. …

music

Godalming Youth Orchestra

Godalming Youth Orchestra and Charterhouse have long enjoyed a close relationship. The orchestra is currently conducted by a Charterhouse teacher, and a number of pupils perform with the orchestra for …

sporting

Triangle Partnership - sports

As part of Charterhouse's 'triangle partnership' with the Aldridge Foundation and Godolphin & Latymer School, sports fixtures and training take place between Charterhouse and schools within the Al …

academic

Science Teacher Training Residential

Teachers from state and independent schools in Surrey and elsewhere stay at Charterhouse for a week's residential training course. Delivered by Charterhouse teachers and colleagues from other schools, …

academic

GCSE Science & Mathematics Revision

Charterhouse welcomes GCSE pupils from local secondary schools for an intensive two-day revision course during the Easter holidays, covering Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The course is …

academic

Saturday Science Boosters

Between November and March each academic year, the Charterhouse Science Department runs 'booster courses' for teachers, especially focussed on NQTs, those seeking to refresh their professional skills, …

sporting

MCC Foundation Hub at Charterhouse

Winter 2017 saw the established MCC Foundation Hub initiative come to Charterhouse. Director of Cricket, Martin Bicknell, coaches thirty-six talented young cricketers from the Waverley …

sporting

Chance to Shine

Charterhouse hosts matches and training sessions for the Chance to Shine charity, which seeks to spread cricket more broadly across communities. …

drama

Joint theatrical projects

Our theatre is a major community resource for the local area. We have undertaken joint theatrical productions with other local pupils; lend equipment and provide advice to other schools; host performa …

academic

Archives Away!

Our School Archive, which contains a huge variety of material covering a range of historical periods, of local and wider interest, is shared with the community in several ways. The School Archivi …

academic

Joint CPD for staff

Staff from the 'triangle partnership' - Kensington Aldridge Academy, Godolphin & Latymer, and Charterhouse - join together for joint professional development sessions. …

music

Music Assemblies

Charterhouse pupils give 'music assemblies' at local primary schools, including performance and Q&A sessions. At present, this involves five primaries and has included around a dozen Charterhouse …

academic

Seminar with the Booth Business School

Pupils from Charterhouse and Kensington Aldridge joined forces for a two-day economics seminar in London, with the Booth Business School. …

music

Arty Afternoon

Local primary pupils attend Charterhouse for an 'arty afternoon' including musical performance, African drumming workshop, and storytelling. …

volunteering

North Kensington Summer Camp

In the aftermath of the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, Charterhouse hosted young people from the North Kensington area for a series of four residential camps. Participants took place in a range of act …

volunteering

Shaftesbury Park Summer Camp

Pupils from Shaftesbury Park Primary School in central London spend a week on a residential summer camp at Charterhouse. The camp is run by two Charterhouse teachers and twelve sixth-form pupils, and …

governance

Governorship: Busbridge Infants

Charterhouse staff (academic and support) serve as governors at a range of local schools. Currently, there are seven staff on the governing bodies of local state schools, as well as one at a special s …

governance

Governorship: Moss Lane Infant School

Charterhouse staff (academic and support) serve as governors at a range of local schools. Currently, there are seven staff on the governing bodies of local state schools, as well as one at a special s …

governance

Governorship: Broadwater

Charterhouse staff (academic and support) serve as governors at a range of local schools. Currently, there are seven staff on the governing bodies of local state schools, as well as one at a special s …

governance

Governorships: Godalming Junior School

Charterhouse staff (academic and support) serve as governors at a range of local schools. Currently, there are seven staff on the governing bodies of local state schools, as well as one at a special s …

academic

Sixth Form Conference

Each year, our 'partnership triangle' (a co-ed boarding school, co-ed academy, and girls' day school) organises a day-long sixth-form conference, attended by students from all three schools, hosted on …


School details

Charterhouse
Hurtmore Road
Godalming
GU7 2DX
England

T: +44 (0)1483 291500
E: reception@charterhouse.org.uk
W: www.charterhouse.org.uk

Head's name
Dr Alex Peterken
Religious affiliation
Church of England
Day/Boarding type
Full boarding
Gender profile
Boys only (co-ed sixth form)
Size
802 pupils
Boarding
139
Day
4
Sixth form
143

Girls

18 %
Boarding
639
Day
20
Sixth form
273

Boys

82 %