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Queen Margaret's School for Girls, York

Small Independent School of the Year 2023


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Winner - Small Independent
School of the Year 2023

We are beyond proud. There were hundreds of nominations across the country and our win recognises the collective effort of the entire QM Family; our girls, our staff, our parents, and all those who create the unique QM experience.

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Open Day - Saturday 20th April

Visit QM

Visiting Queen Margaret's, York is the best way to experience everything our school has to offer. We'll put together a personalised tour for you, tailored to the key aspects of independent school life that you wish to see.

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Our girls are different. They get stuck into things, step up to challenges, and stand out from the crowd.

Queen Margaret's, York is an all-girls boarding and day school where every girl can thrive. As a leading private school in Yorkshire, we have been awarded Small Independent School of the Year 2023, and Independent School of the Year for Student Wellbeing 2021. In an idyllic countryside setting, our girls are nurtured with all the support, tuition and inspiration they need to become happy and successful women of tomorrow.

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Ready for the
QM experience?

We can’t wait to show you what life at Queen Margaret's School is all about. Whether you join us for an Open Day, a Personal Tour, or simply have a chat on the phone - our Admissions Team is on hand to help you every step of the way.

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Sixth Form

Our girls forge
their own futures

Whatever their calling, we nurture our girls to fulfill their ambitions, realise their potential, and become the best women they can be.

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Bespoke Boarding

Bespoke Boarding
that works for you

Boarding from 1-7 nights a week, wraparound care from 07:30 - 19:30 and the flexibility to set your own boarding schedule.
Create a Bespoke Boarding solution that works for you and your family.

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Queen Margaret's School for Girls

Sue Baillie

"As soon as I arrived
I felt an affinity with
Queen Margaret's"

Meet our head

A family of learning and belonging in a truly
inspirational setting

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* Winner of the School of the Year for Student Wellbeing category in the Independent Schools of the Years Awards 2021. ** Top-10 placing in the list of Top Performing Independent Secondary Schools in the North by the Sunday Times Parent Power Schools Guide 2023.