พบปะและพูดคุยกับตัวแทนจากโรงเรียนประจำหญิงล้วนชั้นนำ 14 แห่งของประเทศอังกฤษ และร่วมฟังสัมมนาในหัวข้อ
"Academic Enrichment: Learning and Growth"
โดย Mrs. Samantha Price
Chairman of Girls' Schools Association (GSA)
Headmistress of Benenden School
Badminton School is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 3 – 18 located on a secure campus on the outskirts of the university city of Bristol in the South West of England. The School takes an holistic approach to education and has inspirational teaching, a friendly, vibrant atmosphere and a strong emphasis on pastoral care.
Badminton consistently achieves impressive academic results and is one of the top girls’ schools in the UK. Consistently high grades at A Level enables our girls to attend a wealth of top class Universities and Music Conservatoires across the world. Girls are encouraged to develop as individuals, to pursue their own interests and achieve their goals both in academic and extra-curricular activities, and not to be afraid of a challenge.
We aim to create a community which is supportive and encouraging for all, in an environment in which each girl is valued and well known by all staff. The small community and small class sizes mean that we are able to focus on the girls as individuals. Girls are taught that other people matter; their respect and support for each other goes right to the heart of the School’s ethos.
Age: 3 – 18 years (Boarding 9-18)
Tuition fee: 8,315 – 12,525 GBP
Headmistress: Mrs Rebecca Tear
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Bruton School for Girls
Founded in 1900, Bruton School for Girls is a day and boarding school set in 40 acres of beautiful countryside in Bruton, Somerset. The school is two hours south west of London and close to the cities of Bath and Bristol.
We enjoy an excellent academic reputation – the top school in Somerset and Dorset at GCSE (based on the attainment 8 DfE measure) - and in the Top 4 schools in the UK at A level (in The Telegraph ranking of small independent schools).
Our smaller size means we know each and every girl and our focus on every pupil as an individual sets us apart. Girls join a stimulating and exciting environment where we provide the space and support to enable every one of our girls to reach their potential.
We are a warm, friendly and welcoming school where girls quickly feel at home. Boarding houses are located on site and staff ensure girls find the right balance between work and relaxation. A full programme of activities is arranged every weekend for boarders to enjoy. There are three exeat weekends per year and one boarding house is kept open for international boarders in Year 9 and above to stay in school at exeat if they wish.
Age: 7 – 18 years
Tuition fee: 10,960 GBP / Semester (included EAL)
Headmistress: Mrs Nicola Botterill
Location: Bruton, Somerset
Cheltenham Ladies' College
Cheltenham Ladies’ College has been at the forefront of girls’ education for over 160 years. Situated in the heart of Cheltenham, College is part of the local community as well as a guardian of world-class heritage and performance.
Our breadth of academic choice (A-levels or the IBDP are available at Sixth Form) and co-curricular activities is unrivalled. Alumnae study at top universities in both the UK, the US as well as across Asia and Europe. We recognize talent in the form of scholarships on entry in Academic, Music, Art and Sports. The inspiring Princess Hall is home to music concerts ranging from solo performances, small ensembles, larger orchestras and choral works.
Drama productions, often pupil-directed, may be performed in our Parabola Arts Centre or the College gardens. Our Engineering, Enterprise and Technology Suite provides space to explore a design idea and then to build it. With a state-of-the-art Health and Fitness Centre, physical activity is a key part of our Wellbeing programme.
College attracts girls who are able and ambitious. We look for those who will thrive as part of a global community where the love of learning is celebrated and where a spirit of endeavour permeates all that occurs.
Age: 11 – 18 years
Tuition fee: Year 7 – 11 : 36,945 GBP/Year
Year 12/13 : 41,610 GBP/Year
Headmistress: Ms Eve Jardine-Young
Location: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Cobham Hall is the only independent Round Square Boarding and Day School for girls in the United Kingdom. We have approximately 180 students, representing some 25 nationalities.
The School is based in an impressive 16th Century Manor House nestled in 150 acres of historic parkland; an idyllic rural setting, yet with excellent transport links to London Airports, International Railway Stations and Channel Coastal Ports.
Offering a wide range of subject options at GCSE and A Level (introduced September 2018), allowing us to have the flexibility to tailor programmes of study to cater for individual needs and interests. We also offer a one-year GCSE/IGCSE course, a Short Stay/Pre-A Level Course and an Intensive English Language Support Programme.
By offering a caring environment and an inclusive spirit, encouraging girls to challenge themselves, and by their taking part in everything Cobham Hall has to offer, students discover more about themselves and leave us fully prepared for the path they have chosen.
We believe it is the combination of five key reasons – focus on the individual, challenge and opportunities, pastoral care and wellbeing, diversity, and our inspirational setting – that result in each girl excelling academically and achieving more than they themselves believed possible.
Tuition fee: 2018/19: 27,546 – 34,551 GBP/Year
Headmistress: Ms Maggie Roberts
Location: Cobham, Kent
Heathfield School, Ascot
Heathfield School has been awarded ‘Excellent’ in all categories by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in February 2018. The inspectors stated that ‘pupils grow into young people who make a difference to the world and live their lives boldly’ and that ‘pupils consistently demonstrate positive attitudes to learning and achieving their best’. They concluded that ‘pupils are articulate, happy and confident’.
Founded in 1899, Heathfield was in the vanguard of educational establishments advocating the theory that happiness equated with academic success and has always placed high importance on pastoral care accordingly.
In 2017, the school achieved its best ever GCSE results with 60% of students gaining top A*-A and the new 8-9 grades. At A Level, 88% achieved all A*-C grades with more than half gaining all A*-B grades. Students achieved well in both academic and vocational subjects, gaining places at a diverse range of prestigious destinations – from leading Russell Group universities such as Edinburgh, Exeter, Newcastle and Warwick to acclaimed arts and drama colleges RADA and Central St Martins.
A fulfilling and enriching programme of co-curricular activities and sport, music, drama and the arts ensures Heathfield girls have an holistic and inspiring education.
Age: 11 – 18 years
Tuition Fee: 11,920 – 12,210 GBP/Year
Headmistress: Mrs Marina Gardiner Legge Location: Ascot, Berkshire
Kilgraston is a leading Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 5 – 18.
Offering day and boarding education, Kilgraston has something to inspire every young woman. We are a school with traditional values but with a modern and forward-looking perspective on education. Education is not just about exam success; developing interest and talents, nurturing an understanding of different cultures, and emphasising our personal responsibility as global citizens are vital. As such, a Kilgraston girl benefits from a wealth of opportunities to extend and enrich her educational experience. We offer over 50 extra-curricular activities and enjoy modern, state of the art facilities including a Science Centre, Sixth Form Study Centre, excellent boarding accommodation, 25m swimming pool, all-weather astro-turf pitches and Scotland’s only school equestrian centre.
Having been named ‘top performing independent school for Advanced Highers’ by best-schools.co.uk in 2015, Kilgraston girls routinely achieve outstanding sets of results. In 2018, 64% of girls are applying to study a STEM undergraduate course and in 2017 100% of girls were accepted into their choice of university. Kilgraston has an exceptional reputation for girls gaining entry into top UK universities.
Age: 8 – 18 years
Tuition Fee: 10,855 GBP/Semester Headmistress: Mrs Dorothy MacGinty Location: Perth, Scotland
Prior's Field School
Prior’s Field has been offering girls a distinctive route to high achievement since 1902. The school has an extraordinary educational, literary and scientific heritage, bequeathed by its founder Julia Huxley (née Arnold). It’s a school where girls are encouraged to grasp the opportunities created for them – from designing and racing electric cars, debating at the Cambridge Union and exhibiting their art in national galleries, to setting up businesses in the Sixth Form. ISI inspectors, reporting in 2016, awarded the school a top rating of excellent across all areas.
Students are encouraged to involve themselves in the more than 40 extracurricular activities available, including climbing, silver-smithing, trampolining, tennis, riding and music and drama. 24 subjects are offered at A-Level and excellent, value-added results enable girls to go on to a wide range of universities, including Oxbridge, to study courses as diverse as medicine, philosophy, fashion design, law and music. Excellent school facilities include an all-weather sports pitch, tennis academy, superb Creative Arts centre and gym. A new combined Music, Science and Technology centre opened last year.
Prior’s Field conveniently placed between Heathrow and Gatwick airports but situated in 42 acres of Surrey parkland, offering a safe and rural environment.
Tuition Fee: Years 7 – 8 : 9,775 ปอนด์/เทอม
Years 9 – 13 : 9,975 ปอนด์/เทอม Headmistress: Mrs Tracy Kirnig Location: Surrey, South of England
Queen Anne's School Renowned for academic success and our 'No Limits' approach to the girls' learning and development that produces the excellent results and outstanding achievements in every field. Alongside this, we have a rich programme of extra-curricular opportunities and excellence in the arts, drama, music and sport.
At the heart of our success is the 'human' aspect of boarding and our excellent pastoral care. We pride ourselves that Queen Anne's girls find their boarding experience fun and their happiness is our top priority.
Queen Anne’s campus is a beautiful and inspiring setting, occupying 35 acres just north of the River Thames. The grounds combine traditional Victorian architecture with new and contemporary buildings to provide cutting-edge facilities. Our boarding facilities include two junior boarding houses and two sixth form boarding houses but we also have three junior day houses.
Amongst our other facilities is our award-winning, state-of-the-art Sixth Form Centre ‘The Space’, our newly refurbished fitness suite, a large sports field, a 25 metre swimming pool, 14 tennis courts, seven netball courts, the Performing Arts Centre, a dedicated seven laboratory science building and the Art and Design Centre to name just a few.
Age: 11 – 18 yearsTuition Fee: 11,405 GBP/SemesterHeadmistress: Ms Julia HarringtonLocation: Caversham, Berkshire
Roedean is an all-girls’ school with 630 students, situated between the English Channel and a national park. It has girls from over 45 countries, and is easily accessible from London and major airports. The school is highly successful academically, but prides itself on the importance of holistic, rounded education. Girls at Roedean have time and opportunities to develop their talents and discover new ones. The boarding facilities are exceptional.
Whether finding their feet away from home for the first time or reuniting with friends after summer break, every academic year, Roedean becomes a warm and lively home to over 500 girls. Set within the safety of its own extensive grounds, girls can catch up at Horizons Café or explore and grow their interests with on-site facilities; including a breath-taking chapel, libraries, a 25m indoor swimming pool, a 320 seat professional theatre, a multi-purpose sports hall, fifteen tennis and netball courts, and a 400m athletics track.
The four Houses at Roedean have a well-structured programme of House Matches and events, enabling every girl to feel part of a team and take part at a level at which she feels comfortable. These events encourage a healthy air of competition and friendly rivalry as well as providing that sense of camaraderie and community which inspires the girls to learn, grown and achieve together.
Age: 11 – 18 years
Tuition Fee: 10,620 – 12,855 GBP/Semester
Headmistress: Mr Oliver Blond Location: Brighton, Sussex
St Catherine’s Bramley
Situated in the Surrey Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, St Catherine’s Bramley is one of the most successful girls’ independent schools in the UK. Set within miles of countryside in the village of Bramley, 3 miles outside the county town of Guildford with Heathrow/Gatwick Airports and the attractions of London under an hour away.
A Level and GCSE results are consistently outstanding. St Catherine’s is in the top 3 UK girls’ independent boarding schools by A Level outcomes. Sixth Formers gain places at the most prestigious UK universities, including Oxbridge, and also at US Ivy League and other world-class institutions.
Every girl feels part of this friendly and welcoming community, largely due to the well-established House system. At weekends there is a busy and exciting programme, taking advantage of our perfect location. Accommodation is bright and comfortable, and girls are cared for by dedicated boarding staff who are also fully-qualified teachers too. Sixth Form boarders are looking forward to moving into their exciting, new accommodation next year.
Girls benefit from a stunning performance hall and sports complex, located within extensive grounds. They enjoy performing in concerts and theatrical productions, and equally, many girls enjoy being involved backstage or operating lighting and sound from the technical box.
Please note that St Catherine’s popularity means that early applications are advisable.
Age: 11 – 18 years
Tuition Fee: 29,490 GBP/Year
Headmistress: Ms Alice Phillips Location: Guildford, England
St George’s Ascot
St George’s, only 25 minutes from London and eight miles from Heathrow, is one of the leading girls’ boarding and day schools in the UK. Deliberately small, every girl at St George’s is known individually and supported by a close network of teaching and pastoral staff who focus on enabling every student to excel not only academically, but also to develop their creative, physical, spiritual and imaginative interests.
With outstanding value-added, results are excellent with St George’s aiming to help the girls achieve 1.5 grades higher at A Level. Boarding is homely and comfortable and an experienced team of House Staff organise an array of weekend trips and excursions. Socially and in activities and societies, the girls regularly mix with boys at Eton College, Winchester and Harrow. The Arts are fabulous with facilities including a 350 seat theatre, separate drama studio and dance studio and the choir perform regularly at many prestigious venues including St Paul’s Cathedral in London. Many budding artists gain places at prestigious universities. Lacrosse, netball, tennis, swimming, lacrosse, athletics, rounders, squash and polo are all played competitively and facilities are extensive.
Tuition Fee: 11,820 GBP/Semester
Headmistress: Mrs Liz Hewer Location: Ascot, Berkshire
St Mary’s School, Cambridge
St Mary’s School, Cambridge is an all-girls’ Catholic school for students age 4-18. We are situated in the heart of Cambridge, one of the most culturally exciting of all the UK’s cities.
We are renowned for our warm, welcoming environment and outstanding pastoral care, as well as excellent academic results. Our latest Independent Schools Inspectorate report states the school achieves ‘excellence in every possible area of educational provision’.
Each week the Music department runs 15 extra-curricular clubs for students, some of whom join us never having learned an instrument or sung in a choir to those who have achieved Grade 8 in one or more instruments.
There are frequent opportunities for students to perform publicly, whether in a chamber concert, at one of our Masses or at the University of Cambridge concert hall.
Every year we welcome notable musicians, such as Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Sarah MacDonald, to judge our Young Musician and Young Pianist of the Year competitions.
We believe in sport for all and ensure that every student has the opportunity to take part in physical activity and are proud to have elite sportswomen as well as willing amateurs within our school community.
Our students delight in and cherish the memories and friendships from their time with us, many choosing to return and visit us or act as advocates for the school.
Age: 4 – 18 years (Boarding 9-18 years)
Tuition Fee: 10,854 GBP/Semester
Headmistress: Ms Charlotte Avery Location: Cambridge, England
St Swithun's School
St Swithun's School is a renowned girls’ day, weekly and full-boarding school in 45 acres overlooking the Hampshire Downs on the outskirts of Winchester, yet only 50 minutes by train from central London. It offers excellent teaching, sporting and recreational facilities.
The school has a long-standing reputation for academic rigour. Girls are prepared for public examinations in a stimulating and scholarly environment and develop intellectual curiosity, independence of mind and responsibility for their own learning. They achieve almost one grade higher at GCSE than their baseline ability and half a grade at A level with a quarter of results a full grade higher. St Swithun’s offers a comprehensive careers and higher education service, Oxbridge preparation and an academic enrichment programme providing additional stimulation.
There is an extensive co-curricular programme enabling girls to try new things and develop commitment, perseverance, teamwork and organisational skills.
Teaching facilities are modern and well-equipped with specialist art, design, music, performing arts and sports facilities including a full-size indoor swimming pool and spacious grounds.
With kindness and tolerance at the heart of its community, St Swithun’s provides a civilised and caring environment where girls learn courage, compassion, commitment and self-confidence with a love of learning, a moral compass and a sense of humour.
Age: 11 – 18 years
Tuition Fee: 33,600 GBP/Year
Headmistress: Ms Jane Gandee Location: Winchester, Hampshire
The Mount School York
The Mount School York is an exceptional day and boarding school for girls aged 2-18 and boys aged 2-11. Girls can board at the School from the age of 10. Through a bespoke education, The Mount School instils in every pupil compassion, confidence and the creativity to achieve their best. An outstanding ethos and pastoral care led by our Quaker values; simplicity, truth, equality, peace and social justice means pupils at The Mount have the freedom to flourish in a calm and caring community.
The Mount School are experts in understanding the needs of girls and young women. Pupils in the all-girl senior school are free to pursue academic excellence away from gender stereotypes. We know that our girls can achieve anything, we empower them by teaching them in a way that they naturally learn. An exciting tailored curriculum and a vast range of activities and opportunities open to all of our girls encourages them to think and live adventurously. With outstanding academic results, the School consistently performs well in all league tables and the majority of girls go on to study at leading universities across the world.
Boarding life at The Mount is an enriching experience. All girls are cared for in a small caring environment, giving them every opportunity to flourish, developing their independence and confidence.
Age: 2 – 18 Years (Boarding 10-18 years)
Tuition Fee: 8,200 – 9,897 GBP/Semester Headmistress: Ms Adrienne Richmond Location: York, United Kingdom