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Queen Anne’s School

6 Henley Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4 6DX

An independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, Queen Anne’s School is set across 35 acres of land in Caversham. The Church of England school was founded in 1894 as part of the Grey Coat Hospital Foundation. Queen...

Phone: 01189187300

Website: www.qas.org.uk

Head: Ms Elaine Purves

Registrar Details:

Ms Susan Fontenelle

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An independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, Queen Anne’s School is set across 35 acres of land in Caversham. The Church of England school was founded in 1894 as part of the Grey Coat Hospital Foundation. Queen Anne’s motto is ‘Kind hearts, Fierce Minds and Strong Spirits’, and the School aims to create “happy, successful, independent young women, who thrive on new experiences and are able to pursue their goals with confidence”.

The boarding provisions at Queen Anne’s School comprise Mitchell House for the Juniors (Years 7, 8, and 9) and Holmes, Wilkins and Maddock Houses for the Senior girls (Year 10 and above). Each boarding house is run by Houseparents, supported by a dedicated team comprising a Deputy Housemistress, Matrons and Graduate Assistants.

There is an incredibly wide range of co-curriculars provided by Queen Anne’s School, accommodating for all sorts of students and their interests. From MedSoc, LawSoc and Board Games, to Beekeeping Club and ‘Digigirls’ (for Cyber, coding and computing), Queen Anne’s School has all sorts of fun and engaging activities.

Queen Anne’s School offers a vast array of sports, from Lacrosse to Horse-Riding, Rowing to Football. The school’s grounds encompass many of their own sports facilities, such as lacrosse pitches, an athletics track, seven netball courts, 14 tennis courts, and an indoor swimming pool – among others.

Sector: Independent

Day/Boarding: Boarding Only

Setting: City

Ages Covered: 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

Gender: Girls

Sibling Policy: Yes

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