St Mary's School in Ascot, Berkshire is a top boarding school for girls in England. Great location near London, with fantastic aiport connections, The school accepts about 65 pupils each year. Entry is at 11+ (our main intake), 13+ or 16+ and is by the school's own entrance examination, an interview and a report from the current school. About 40 pupils will be admitted to Year 7 (11+). 20 admitted to Year 9 (13+) and about 5 to the Sixth Form (16+).
If you wish to apply for entry to St Mary's, we suggest that you register your daughter at least two years prior to the year of entry. This will place your daughter on the candidate list to sit our entrance examination. We are a Catholic school. The Chapel is at the heart of our school both in a physical and spiritual sense. We try to encourage in our girls a sense of their spiritual relationship with God which informs their daily lives.
We meet as a whole school every morning to pray and sing hymns together, to celebrate and share in each others successes; to offer the new day to God. St Mary's provides a broad and balanced curriculum to GCSE including: Art, biology, chemistry, classical Greek, drama, English, French, geography, German, Greek, history, Italian, information and communication technology, Latin, mathematics, music, physics, physical education, religious studies and Spanish. Pupils also follow a course in Personal, Social and Health Education (Skills for Life).
Our average class size is between 18 to 20, with A Levels being taught in small groups. Physical Education is available during and after the working day. A variety of sporting activities is available, ranging from the more traditional hockey and netball, to step aerobics, self defence and yoga. Girls are encouraged to participate in at least two different sport sessions per week.
There are numerous extra curricular activities also on offer. Girls are encouraged to participate in as many as possible.
AS/A level subjects offered:
Art & Design
Classical Civilisation Pupil playing Tennis
Government & Politics
History of Art
Application deadline: 01/01/1901
Rolling or fixed admission date? Fixed
Cost of tuition
7 days boarding: GBP 34 170