Queen Margaret’s School for Girls

Established in 1901, QM is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18. You will find us in glorious parkland six miles south of York, but we are much more than our surroundings, we are more than a school. Our girls engage enthusiastically in a range of activities - no airs and graces, no frills or make-up, just girls getting stuck in, and having fun.

“Our girls have found QM to be a wonderful home from home where they are constantly supported and encouraged by the staff and engaged by the many opportunities available.” Current Forces Parents

Our girls achieve academically (outstandingly so) - our pass rate at A Level in 2021 was 100% and 78% of all grades were A*-A. Similarly, the pass rate at GCSE in 2021 was 100% and 33% of all GCSE results were grade 9. Each girl has a dedicated Personal Tutor to oversee her academic progress and her general wellbeing.
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QM is 10 minutes’ drive from York Garrison, less than an hour from Catterick Garrison and RAF Leeming, and 90 minutes from RAF Cranwell. London and Edinburgh are two hours away by train. Leeds Bradford International airport is 45 minutes away and Manchester International airport

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HeadMrs Sue Baillie
School TypeSenior school for girls
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational Yes
Boarding Fees From£.00 per term
Forces DiscountDiscounts on boarding fees to supplement the CEA for children of personnel serving in the armed forc
Total Students211
Youngest Boarder11
Senior Boarders178
Int'l Students82
Closest Airport 1Leeds Bradford (53km)
Closest Airport 2Manchester (93km)
School AddressQueen Margaret's School for Girls
Escrick Park
North Yorkshire
YO19 6EU