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Queen Anne's School

Address: 6 Henley Rd, Reading RG4 6DX, United Kingdom
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Description Queen Anne's School

Independent private school-board Queen Anne's School presupposes a separate type of education (only girls) and is designed for schoolgirls from 11 to 18 years. Today, about 320 people receive a high-quality secondary education: about half are studying at a boarding house, half choose a day form.

The school was founded back in 1698: this year in Westminster, a Christian charity fund, Gray Coat Hospital, was created by local entrepreneurs. Already in 1706 the institution attracted the attention of Queen Anne, who approved the Charter of the foundation, and in 1874 the foundation created a women's school by decree of the Parliament itself. The current name and official status of the school is from 1894: today it is one of the best women's boarding schools in London and England, which has proved itself well among students from all over the world, and among colleagues in the educational sphere.

The school is still involved in the active activities of the Gray Coat Hospital, constantly takes part in charity, social projects and actions, engages in socially useful and volunteer work.

There are all possibilities for teaching girls with dyslexia: they are offered additional language and academic support activities.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Queen Anne's School

Program name
from 12 690 £ / term


A two-year course is designed for students aged 14-16, completing a part-time secondary education program and entitling them to receive a valuable GCSE certificate (General Certificate of Secondary Education).

The program includes both compulsory subjects (such as mathematics and English), and electives that the student can choose to his liking. Such an academic variety of the course makes it possible simultaneously to form a firm foundation of basic knowledge, and to prepare for the subsequent studying at the Sixth Form and at the university, to give maximum attention to the most priority disciplines and directions.

from 12 690 £ / term


The golden standard of British education, the A-level program is designed for 2 academic years and is offered to students 16-18 years old: according to statistics, this is the most popular in the UK studying option in the graduating classes of Sixth Form.

The program is academically complex and intensive: subjects are studied thoroughly, in-depth, almost at the university level. The students choose  all subjects for personal curriculum on their own: for the first year (AS-level) is 4-5 disciplines, the second of which remains only 3-4. This option helps to focus on studying the most necessary, priority subjects: as a rule, at the stage of the Sixth Form, schoolchildren are already well aware of what faculty and specialty they plan to do. The A-level certificate is highly valued: it allows students to enter even the best, most elite and privileged universities without additional entrance examinations.

Subjects for the curriculum can be selected from the following extensive list:

  • German
  • Critical thinking
  • Information Technology
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Music
  • Economy
  • Mathematics
  • Classical civilization
  • Higher mathematics
  • Art
  • Spanish
  • History of art
  • English literature
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • French
  • Classical Latin
  • Physical education and sport
  • Chemistry
  • History
  • Theater and drama.

Each student at the A-level receives his mentor - one curator for 10 students. He is constantly in contact with his group, monitors the progress of students and helps with the solution of various situations, controls the process of preparing documents and submitting them to the university.

Accommodation, housing and food

Schoolgirls who choose tuition-based accommodation are living in school residences directly on the territory:

  • Ffyler
  • Holmes
  • Maddock
  • Wisdome
  • Wilkins
  • Michell
  • Webbe.

The houses are named after those who made a significant plan for the organization and history of the Gray Coat Hospital. All the houses are divided according to the ages of the pupils - the place is determined according to the chosen course of study. We provide cozy rooms for several people, as well as full board (meals - three times a day): it is a regularly updated, varied, tasty and balanced menu with a large number of fresh vegetables, fruits, salads, hot dishes and healthy desserts. There are options for vegetarians.

Each House is controlled by the main tutor (Housemistress). The houses constantly participate in various competitions, quizzes, sports and creative competitions. Organized joint activities - charity events, regional sports matches, music concerts and dramatic performances.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : art, biology, chemistry, Classical civilization, critical thinking, drama, economics, English, English as a Foreign Language, geography, healthy lifestyle, history, Information Technology, maths, modern languages, music, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, Policy and government, psychology, Religious studies

Events Queen Anne's School

The extra-curricular activities of the students are no less important than the academic education. There is a huge number of clubs, sections and studios on the territory of the school - each student can find a lesson for herself:

  • Modern jazz
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Horse riding
  • Dance club
  • Volleyball
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Ceramics
  • Rowing
  • Chamber music
  • Aerobics
  • Squash
  • Canoes
  • Cooking
  • Fitness
  • Oller skates
  • Badminton
  • Mountaineering club
  • Football club
  • Table tennis
  • Ballet
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Theater and drama.

And this is far away not all!

The variety of extracurricular activity gives each girl her individuality, unique talents and abilities, to develop leadership skills and teamwork skills - and perhaps in the future and qualify for sports or creative scholarships of the chosen university.

Equipment Queen Anne's School

The school is not far from London (it is easy to get to the center of the capital and Heathrow International Airport by car and train): the campus is located north of Reading and the Thames. The total area of ​​the territory reaches 35 acres. The main school buildings are built in the traditional Victorian style (but there are also new, modern design buildings).

Over 10 million pounds have been invested in upgrading the infrastructure and modernizing the school in recent years! Today, schoolgirls can use all the necessary facilities for effective study, creative and sports activities, comfortable active and relaxing holidays:

  • Large sports center with gym and fitness rooms
  • Modern Science Center
  • Design Center (for practicing art, computer graphics, photo art, ceramics, 3D Modeling and drawing, digital video, history of arts, etc.)
  • The newest art center
  • The extensive rich library
  • The Language center
  • The Modern Scientific Laboratories for Practical Studies
  • The Own Theater
  • The Great Language Center
  • Music Classes
  • Drama Studio
  • Dance Studios
  • Squash Courts
  • Climbing Courts
  • Swimming Pool, the length of the tracks is 25 meters)
  • Numerous sports fields (for both team sports and individual studying)
  • Tennis courts
  • Netball courts.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The course price already includes:

  • Tuition on the selected course (1 academic year - 3 terms)
  • Accommodation and meals (when choosing a boarding house, residence)
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Leisure and entertainment activities, excursions
  • Laundry services
  • Medical services for schools (if necessary).

The following components are paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Examination fees
  • Additional excursions, trips and activities (optional)
  • Individual academic / language lessons (optional)
  • Some electives (optional): for example, tennis, squash, drama, singing and music
  • Round trip airfare
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Consular fee (to be paid at the Embassy)
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Compulsory medical insurance.

Extra fees:

  • Deposit for a course/programme 10000 GBP

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

All foreign applicants must pass the English language test before enrolling for the course - based on the results of the curriculum is selected, its composition and intensity are determined.

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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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