Harrogate Ladies' College
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Primary & Secondary
Post 16
2 - 18
Girls (some boys)
Other independent school

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5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths

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Top grades at GCSE (7-9) and top grades at A level (A*/A)

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher
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01423 504543

School Description

Harrogate Ladies� College is the senior school for girls aged 11�18, on a campus of 603 students; boys and girls aged 2�11 attend our Pre-Prep and Prep Schools. In 2007 the ISI Inspection Report concluded that at Harrogate Ladies� College "the personal development of pupils of all ages and their pastoral care are outstanding." This is what we believe is the essence of a good education.

News, Photos and Open Days from Harrogate Ladies' College
Last update: 04 October 2022
Whole School Open Morning - Thursday 24 September, 10-12pm

Bankfield Nursery, Highfield Prep School and Harrogate Ladies’ College are opening their doors on Thursday 24 September – why not come along and find out what makes us such a special place to learn! Our whole school Open Morning is the perfect introduction to our family of schools – particularly if you haven’t visited before.

You’re welcome to visit all of our schools, or just select the most relevant one to you at this time. The Open Morning takes place on a normal teaching day so you’ll get to see our schools in action. Here’s an idea of what to expect from our Open Morning:

  • Meet our Heads, staff and pupils
  • Tour our schools including our academic, extra-curricular and social facilities
  • Observe lessons and activities taking place
  • Ask questions and find out practical information about joining our family of schools
  • Hear specialist curriculum talks relevant to the different parts of our school –
    • Early Years Development (Bankfield)
    • A Day in the Life of a Reception Child (Highfield)
    • GCSE Curriculum (College)
    • A Levels – A Stepping Stone to University (6th Form)



Here’s an outline of the timings for our Open Morning:

9.30-10am  Coffee & refreshments

10.00am  Welcome from the Principal, Mrs Sylvia Brett

10.30am  Specialist Curriculum Talks

11.00am  Tours of individual schools

12.00pm  Depart


How to Book

We would be delighted to see you at our Open Morning so that we can introduce you to our excellent family of schools. To reserve a place simply submit the form below or contact our Events Team direct on 01423 537045 or email [email protected].

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Harrogate Ladies' College Catchment Area Map

This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.