Our School

Discover our Central London School

Carmel O’Dolan

Carmel O’Dolan

“Change makers envision a better world and act upon their dreams. They are pioneers who engage with others to make tangible improvements to all our lives, and the world.”

Head Teacher

Entrepreneurial Spirit

By empowering students to become self-assured and confident to seize opportunities, Guildhouse School students always stand out from their peers. 

Achieving the Best Academic Outcomes

With over 10 years of experience, Guildhouse School has developed an enhanced programme of support for students who are serious about making an application to a top UK university. 

School Values

Senior Leadership Team

As Deputy Headteacher, Ben is responsible for the day-to-day running of the school. He oversees student progression, which includes Higher Education advice, guidance and support. Ben is responsible for academic matters including teaching, learning, assessment, reporting and quality standards. He works closely with the Assistant Headteachers to provide an excellent, well rounded student experience. Ben is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead and manages the Welfare and Safeguarding Team. His subject specialism is Economics - he has previously been a Head of Department and a senior examiner for one of the leading UK examination boards.

Ben Dolbear

Deputy Headteacher 

Christopher is responsible for various projects around the school, liaising with external and internal partners to ensure student’s aspirations are reached and outcomes are achieved.​ Before becoming Assistant Principal, Christopher had been Curriculum Director of Science and a Teacher of Science at the school.​ Christopher read Molecular Biology at University College London, before working in the insurance sector and now, for the last 13 years, he has been working in high achieving education establishments in the UK.

Christopher Cernuschi

Assistant Head (Projects and Outcomes)

Head of Boarding and a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Gareth is responsible for all things concerned with life in Central London for our boarders of Premier House, when they aren’t otherwise occupied by their daily schedules. A graduate of French and German; Gareth has spent over 18 years working in boarding schools with various responsibilities, including teaching as well as sports coaching and he now heads up our boarding team at Guildhouse School.

Gareth Taylor

Assistant Head (Boarding & Independent Accommodation)  

Jamie is responsible for Pastoral Care and Personal Development at Guildhouse School, ensuring that high standards of care, support and effective guidance are in place for students. Jamie and his team of Pastoral Directors and their Personal Tutors strive on facilitating the personal development of students so that they develop the confidence, skills, and qualities to achieve academic success and go on to become successful individuals in the future. Jamie’s subject specialism is English and he has previously held teaching and academic management positions in the UK and other countries around Europe.

Jamie Forbes

Assistant Head (Pastoral and Personal Development)

The only Bloomberg Lab in a High School in Europe

All Guildhouse School students have access to our exclusive Bloomberg Lab and can gain the much soughtafter Bloomberg Markets Concepts qualification whilst studying with us. 


Experience The World’s Greatest City

Studying in the UK capital is the ideal preparation for students keen to pursue an international career. There is little that can be said about London that has not been said before and its high concentration of cultural sites, rich history and 21st century trendsetting is bound to inspire!

Gemma Gouyette ​

Guildhouse School offers students a bridge between domestic education and an overseas university experience. We enhance a student’s perspectives of education and provide them with extensive opportunities for higher education with our partner universities.” 

Curriculum Director

A Pioneering School

Built in the late 17th century, our campus comprises a row of impressive regency townhouses with all the style and flourish one would expect from central London. Our classrooms overlook the famous Bloomsbury Square and with a short walk to Holborn Tube Station, the school is perfectly placed to explore the city.

The only Bloomberg Lab in a high school in Europe

Only a 10 min walk from the school to world famous Oxford Street

Only a 1 minute walk from the school to Holborn Tube Station

40+ conditional progression agreements with UK universities



We offer two fully supervised boarding houses, giving students the opportunity to experience living in London however they want to. We have an accommodation block within three minutes walking distance of the school and another that is just 15 minutes away by tube ride.  

Both our accommodation options are modern, secure ensuites and are supervised by our house parents and security 24 hours a day. 

Single and shared rooms with private en-suite bathroom

Shared Social Spaces

House Parents, together with 24-hour security

Full catering offered to all boarders

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