Queen Margaret’s, York

Girls only Senior School

“Queen Margaret’s benefits from being led and run as if it were a large school but has all the familiarities you would expect of a small school.”


Queen Margaret’s is the top girls boarding school in the North of England and is a school where students aim high and exceed their expectations.

The recent 2017 GCSE results revealed that an impressive 64% of all entries received grade A/7 and above, more than three times the national average. The 2017 A Level results showed that 50% of all girls taking examinations achieved three or more A*- B grades. 40% of entries gained the highly sought after A*- A grades and almost 70% of entries gained A*- B grades. These results demonstrate that life at QM gives girls a fantastic grounding, with many going on to top universities around the world.

A QM education is an exciting and enriching experience. Girls thrive in an environment where they are treated as individuals,encouraged to think for themselves and they participate in a wealth of clubs and societies outside academic lessons. 75% of girls are boarders, creating an active and thriving schedule of weekend activities. QM is a lively and modern school for girls who aspire to be leaders in every walk of life.

Leeds Bradford International airport: 45 minutes, Manchester International airport: 1 hour 20 minutes, London Kings Cross: 2 hours by train from York.



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Queen Margaret’s, York
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HeadMrs Sue Baillie
School TypeSenior school for girls
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Snr Boarding Fees£10,300.00 per term
Sixth Form£10,300.00 per term
Forces DiscountAvailable on request
Total Students270
Youngest Boarder11
Senior Boarders186
Int'l Students74
Closest Airport 1Leeds Bradford (53km)
Closest Airport 2Manchester (93km)
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