Eltham Hill School
|Eltham Hill School|
|Department for Education URN||100182 Tables|
|Age||11 to 19|
Eltham Hill School is a secondary school for girls and a mixed sixth form located in the Eltham area of the Royal Borough of Greenwich in London, England. It is a community school controlled by Greenwich London Borough Council.
The school was founded as Eltham Hill Grammar School for Girls.
A comprehensive education system was adopted in Greenwich Borough, with the school becoming comprehensive in 1974. The school became a specialist Technology College for a time and was renamed Eltham Hill Technology College, before the Eltham Hill School name was readopted.
Eltham Hill School offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils. Students in the sixth form have the option of studying from a range of A Levels, the International Baccalaureate and the IBCP.
Notable former pupils
Eltham Hill Grammar School for Girls
- Sara Coward, actress who played Caroline Sterling/Pemberton/Bone in The Archers
- Anne Dudley, composer of film scores, music producer and arranger, played with the Art of Noise
- Bernardine Evaristo MBE, FRSL, FRSA, FEA, FRBC, Ph.DD, writer and Professor of Creative Writing, Brunel University London
- Trudie Goodwin, actress in The Bill
- Sheila Noakes, Baroness Noakes, Conservative politician and former corporate executive
- Edith Summerskill, physician, feminist, Labour MP from 1938-55 for Fulham West, and from 1955-61 for Warrington, Minister of National Insurance from February 1950 to October 1951
- Ruth Williams Khama, was the wife of Botswana's first president Sir Seretse Khama; he served as the inaugural First Lady of Botswana from 1966 to 1980.