Achieve all-round success.
Within Queen Mary’s private Senior School, Yorkshire, for girls aged 11 – 16, you will receive the very best tuition within an environment which inspires excellence and a desire to achieve. You will also be given the time and space to grow as an individual and the support to become a well-rounded, honest, independent thinker, ready to move on to your preferred sixth form choice and beyond.
Why Choose Queen Mary’s
We Put You at the Centre of Your Learning
We adopt a bespoke approach to curriculum planning with scholarships and support available. Your personal tutor will be there to guide and encourage you to take risks within a safe environment.
These include light and airy classrooms within the beautiful palladian school building, modern Science labs and specialist facilities for Music, Art, Technology, IT, Sport including the new full sized floodlit synthetic pitch, the River Swale and the safe 40 acre grounds where there are many adventures to be had.
This is evident with outstanding value-added results. In 2019 one in four GCSE entries received grades 8-9s (the equivalent of A* and A**s) and a full scholars’ programme is available.
Our Highly Qualified, Experienced Staff
Small class sizes allow teachers to focus on each individual and develop a working partnership with you and your parents through feedback and reporting. Alongside our experienced teachers the whole Queen Mary’s staff create a community where respect and understanding is built and tolerance and trust is paramount.
Events, Opportunities and Educational Trips
These happen constantly throughout the year and many girls achieve national and regional success. From the University of Oxford Classics Day, the UK Youth Parliament and the staging of the Opera ‘Dido & Aeneas’ to Rock Bands, Riding, Gymnastics, Climbing and international study tours. All these experiences develop self-belief ensuring you succeed in your future life.
Early Leadership Opportunities in an All-Girls’ Environment
As a school for girls up to the age of 16 you will develop inner confidence. Opportunities for leadership comes at an earlier age and our Captains in Year 11 take on positions of responsibility throughout the school.
Our Friendly, Home-from-Home Boarding Community
Full, weekly and flexi boarding allows you to flourish in the rich culture of learning, friendship with many extra-curricular activities. What is special about Queen Mary’s private Senior School, Yorkshire, is the full integration between boarders and day girls due to the flexibility of boarding. Day girls are welcome to flexi board or stay into the evening to make the most of all the opportunities on offer with no additional charge.