Looking for the top boarding schools for girls in England? Why not think about Cheltenham Ladies' College located in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, part of the beautiful and peaceful Cotswolds. The Academic Departments at Cheltenham Ladies' College take a great deal of pride in not only their excellent results, but also the range of enriching lessons and activities they offer. Girls are given a broad education as they progress from LC1 (year 7) to SFC2 (year 13) and over 15 departments guide them through public exams a choice of in 28 subjects. The girls will study for GCSEs or IGCSEs in UC4 & 5 (years 10 and 11) and in SFC 1 & 2, they opt for either A Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma. The Cambridge Pre-U is offered in Chinese.
Most girls will take 10 GCSE subjects, including compulsory Mathematics, English Language and Literature. A minimum of two separate sciences is recommended. In the Sixth Form they will study four or five AS levels and three or four A2 levels, or the IB diploma.
Aside from the formal timetable, departments host academic conferences, organise trips at home and abroad, and host a wide range of weekly co-curricular clubs.
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