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The School site will be closed to the majority of pupils from close of the day 20 March 2020. If you are visiting us in an official capacity, or by invitation, we kindly request that you read the below information regarding the Coronavirus and take careful note of procedures we have in place.

Please follow the advice from Public Health England (PHE) as outlined here to ascertain if it is advisable for you to visit us at this time.

If the PHE advice indicates that your visit will not present a risk, on arrival and whilst on site, please:

  • uphold the highest standards of hygiene and wash your hands thoroughly before coming on to school site or at the very first opportunity you have after arriving.
  • follow the ‘Catch it, bin it, kill it’ recommendations from the NHS.
  • note that as an extra precaution, we have advised staff not to shake hands with visitors.
Whitgift School
Haling Park
South Croydon

Registered Charity number: 312612

Telephone: +44 (0)20 8688 9222
Enquiries Email: office@whitgift.co.uk
Admissions Email: admissions@whitgift.co.uk
HR Enquiries Email: SchoolHR@whitgift.co.uk
Pupil Absence Email: pupilabsence@whitgift.co.uk
School Shop Email: shop@whitgift.co.uk
School Shop Telephone: +44 (0)208 6339901

Click here for printable ‘How to Find Us’ document

Click here for interactive map

By Car
Whitgift is in Nottingham Road, just off the A235 Brighton Road in South Croydon

Directions from M25
Leave at Junction 7 (M23) northbound. At end of motorway continue along A23 for 4½ miles. At Purley join the A235 and proceed towards South Croydon for 1½ miles. Turn left into Nottingham Road at the traffic lights on Brighton Road. The main entrance to Whitgift is on the left just before Whitgift Avenue.

Alternatively leave M25 at Junction 6 for A22 northbound. Continue for 6 miles. Join A235 at Purley as previously stated.

By Rail
East Croydon Station (then bus/taxi)
South Croydon Station (short walking distance)

By Bus
Many routes along the Brighton Road in South Croydon, alighting at the Swan and Sugar Loaf

By Tram
East Croydon station (then bus/taxi)

School Buses
We are currently running nine daily buses serving the areas of Reigate, Keston, Worcester Park, Epsom, Wimbledon, Dulwich, Sundridge, Wandsworth and East Grinstead. Details of the routes (including prices) are shown below.

Please read on for details of the routes and prices, click here for a downloadable PDF version. You can also click here to view the bus routes located on a map.

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