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Top Girls’ Schools in London


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Girls Schools in London offer an excellent academic education.   Living in London, or relocating here?  

Many education experts believe that girls’ only education is best for girls.  This will, of course, depend on your daughter and the best environment for her.   To help with your choice,  see five of our top picks below:

Central London

City of London School for Girls city of london school for girls

A rising star, City of London School for Girls gets an of average 30% of its pupils into Oxbridge.  Plus its location in the heart of the City, and opposite the Barbican centre, enables girls to access the lifeblood of the capital’s cultural and academic life.

For high-achieving girls, from all backgrounds and walks of life (23% receive some form of assistance with fees), this school also excels in Sport, Music and Drama.  If your daughter is super academic, put this school on your list.

 Queens College  

Queen’s College is on the up. 110

One of the school’s key attractions has been the focus on each individual girls and the encouragement of every pupil to tread her own path.  But now, the academic results are rising with a record number of girls gaining Oxbridge places.  The warm, friendly atmosphere, small classes  and excellent pastoral care make this one of our top picks for London families.

North London

 South Hampstead High School

Part of the excellent Girls Days School Trust (GDST), which manages 24 all girls’ schools in London and the wider UK, including Kensington Prep.   Fantastic academically, pupils thrive both intellectually and emotionally and excel in Music, Art and Drama.   Teaching is first-class and results are outstanding with top 10 university destinations including Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Bristol and UCL.

North London Collegiate

Regularly topping the league tables, North London feels  less like a traditional British public school  and more like an outstanding, but unpretentious state girls’ grammar school. north london collegiate

 

It is able to select from the cream of North London’s clever girls and to attract the very best teachers.   In 2017, 45 girls were offered places at either Oxford or Cambridge, with 100% of students who applied receiving offers from Russell Group institutions. In addition, 17  pupils received offers to study at Ivy League US universities.

West London

 St Pauls’ Girls School

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Parents hope for a place at Bute House Prep School, as a high percentage of Bute House girls gain places at St Pauls’. Renowned for its outstanding academic results and highly liberal ethos (there are few rules and no uniform, for example), 41 girls were offered places at Oxbridge in 2017.  Moreoever, Music, Art and Sport are very strong with over 100 extra- curricular clubs and societies enabling girls to explore their individual interests.  A top choice for very academic girls.

Do you need specialist advice on finding the best school for your daughter?  Our experts can help.

Please contact us to book a consultation. 

 

For more on girls’ schools, read our blog post Here on the merits of an all girls’ education 

 

 

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