School remains open for vulnerable children and those of critical workers only during the Easter holiday period

Government Advice and Details

The government advice remains that children who can safely be cared for at home, should remain at home. Holiday provision for these children only is as follows:

At Forest Hill School from Monday 6th April to Friday 10th April (Good Friday) from 10am to 2pm daily.

At Sydenham School, Dartmouth Road, SE26 4RD from Monday 13th April (Easter Monday) to Friday 17th April from 10am to 2pm daily.

Members of the Senior Leadership Team from both schools will be on duty daily at each site.

Home Learning During School Closure

We continue to receive reports that there are some issues with Show My Homework at certain times, due to high demand.  If students are not able to submit their work via SMHW, then they should email it directly to their teacher.

Please click on the link below for guidance on our current Learning Platforms.

Aspiring To Excellence Together

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Headteacher’s Welcome

Welcome to Forest Hill School, a community which is aspiring to excellence together.

This is our school motto and it drives us to relentlessly pursue excellence in all aspects of school life… [Read More]


Take a look at our thriving and aspirational school which has been providing high-quality education to boys since 1956.

Passionate teachers, a broad and stimulating curriculum, and a strong sense of community help us to build the foundations for a lifetime of success.

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Well, it's the last day of term! It's safe to say that this will be a school holiday like none before but we wish our staff, parents and students a relaxing Easter break. And if you're still looking for ways to keep the children occupied, visit

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Hear from three of our Sixth Form students about life at SFH6 and what they like most about studying here.

Ofsted Parent View

Parent View is an online questionnaire that parents and carers can use to give your views about this school to Ofsted at any time of the school year.

To complete the short questionnaire you simply need an email address and a password to register.

Ofsted Feedback

“The great majority of pupils have positive attitudes to school and are keen to learn.”

“The school provides well-thought-out opportunities for pupils to develop their understanding of themselves and the world in which they live.”

“The school promotes equality effectively.”

“… the school’s leaders identify those pupils who are falling behind with learning effectively and provide support to help them catch up.”

“Pupils feel safe in school.”

“Good provision in the sixth form is the result of strong leadership and effective teaching.”

Ofsted Dec 2017

Year Founded


Key Stage 3/4 Boys

Key Stage 5 Mixed

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