Godalming College

Godalming College
Type Sixth form college
Location Tuesley Lane
51°10′36″N 0°36′59″W / 51.17678°N 0.61629°W / 51.17678; -0.61629Coordinates: 51°10′36″N 0°36′59″W / 51.17678°N 0.61629°W / 51.17678; -0.61629
Local authority Surrey
DfE URN 130828
Gender Coeducational
Ages 16+
Website www.godalming.ac.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.[1] 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.

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*.[2] 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.[3] 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, a creative writing society and an LGBT society.

Notable alumni


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