The Upper School at Dulwich consists of The Remove (Year 12) and the Upper Sixth (Year 13). There are around 240 pupils in each of the year groups. As they start their advanced level study, pupils are given a wider responsibility as well as greater independence and more privileges.
The Upper School Centre, housed in the superbly equipped Lord George Building, contains Study areas, a Common Room and a café, Ned’s Place; the Careers Suite is also sited here, as are the offices of the Heads of Year and Head and Deputy Head of Upper School. This gives our most senior pupils their own space in which to work and relax and provides an essential stepping stone towards the next stage of their education.
All boys in the Remove are made prefects, and are expected to play a role in the day to day aspects of College life; their contribution to the wellbeing of the younger boys is much appreciated and the value all boys derive from this interaction between the year groups is part of the unique benefit of a Dulwich education.
In the Upper School, pupils are able to take full advantage of the wealth of co-curricular opportunities available from the myriad clubs and societies, many of them led by pupils, from sport, music and drama to specialist trips and outings designed to complement their individual studies. We expect Upper School pupils to play a role in the day to day aspects of College life; their contribution to the wellbeing of the younger pupils is much appreciated and the value all boys derive from this interaction between the year groups is part of the unique benefit of a Dulwich education.
Our commitment to ensuring that our Upper School pupils look beyond their examined syllabuses is exemplified in the introduction of the Dulwich Diploma which aims to encourage intellectual engagement beyond the classroom and to lead boys to begin thinking about life after school earlier than they otherwise might. Further information about the Dulwich Diploma and the Upper School Curriculum.
Please contact the Upper School Registrar's office if you would like more information, or to arrange a visit.
Mr Andrew Threadgould
Head of Upper School