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Queen Margaret's School

Queen Margaret's is a highly successful boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, just south of York. At the heart of a QM education is a love of learning, which is supported by a healthy body and healthy mind. When a girl has completed her education at QM she will be a free thinking, courageous individual, prepared to take her learning to the next level and her place in the modern world.

Escrick Park
North Yorkshire
YO19 6EU

+44 (0)1904 727600

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ISC associations: GSA, AGBIS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: All Faiths

Day/boarding type: Day and Full boarding

Gender profile: Girls only

Size: 261

Queen Margaret's School fees:

Boarding fees per term:

Day fees per term:

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
815 / 6035

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 11 to 18 (82)

Boarding: 11 to 18 (179)

Sixth form: (90)

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At QM we encourage girls to aim high and exceed their own expectations. We support all girls in their individual gifts and talents and endeavour to help each one of them to discover her passion and unlock her potential. Our Scholarship programme is designed to identify strengths, nurture commitment and resilience, provide excitement and challenge and to celebrate success.

We offer Academic, Art, Choral, Dance, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarships, and girls can apply for Scholarships at Years I, III and Lower Sixth. Scholarship assessment usually takes place in the January preceding the September of entry to QM.

At QM our aim is to welcome students with as diverse a range of backgrounds as possible, as this enriches our community and is vital in preparing our girls for today’s world. Means tested bursaries are therefore offered to allow as many girls as possible, who meet our admission criteria, to attend QM. Further information about means tested bursaries is available in the first instance from our Admissions Team.

We offer a discount of 5% off the core fees of the eldest daughter when sisters are attending QM together, up to a maximum of 15% discount per family when three or more sisters are in School. A 20% discount on core boarding fees may be available for the daughter(s) of serving members of the Armed Forces. From time to time, we are able to offer, on a limited basis, the opportunity to deposit funds with the School to offset against future fees with a discount. For further information and availability please contact the Bursar’s office.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • Art scholarships
  • Choral scholarships
  • Drama scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • H M Forces discounts
  • Sibling discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils
  • Lump sum payment discounts

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Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies