Queen Anne's School
is located in
Caversham on a beautiful vast
campus, which guarantees safety and enables the students to make
full use of their potential: in the classroom, on the sports grounds
or on the stage.
Queen Anne's School accepts
girls of 11, 12 and 13. The school cultivates values that
serve as a basis for building a mature and honest character. The
students often engage in social work. Every year, thousands of
pounds raised by the students are donated to charity organizations
chosen by the girls.
school offers friendly atmosphere, education at the highest
standards and preparation to living a fulfilling life in the XXI
The school's history begins in 1698 when eight
citizens of Westminster funded the Grey
Coat Hospital for children there. In 1706, after Queen Anne took it
in her care, the hospital was renamed The Royal Foundation of Queen
When in 1894 the Governors decided to
commit some of the money to fund a boarding school for girls, it was
named in honour of the Queen. The school's symbol is a
red rose, said to be the Queen's
admission requirement to Queen Anne's School is usually a
good score at the Common Entrance Examinations,
taken at the age of
11, 12 or 13. Future students may, however, choose to take
the school's entrance exam.
Queen Anne's School's motto is learning
Qualified teachers make use of various sources, from textbooks to
the Internet, during classes. The students also have opportunities
to visit interesting sights. The school makes efforts to ensure that
learning is interesting and gives pleasure. The school's programme
is based on the National Curriculum, however it is being improved
and extended. The teachers and guardians whose role is to share
their knowledge and care for the students are always ready to give
advice and support to the students.
the first three years in Queen Anne's School the classes are
conducted according to a comprehensive programme, so that each
student has a chance to discover her interests and strong sides. The
girls are also encouraged to develop their interests and talents
outside the classroom.
During the two years when the students prepare
for the GCSE examinations,
everybody has enough time and opportunities to make decisions
concerning further education and career.
end of classes does not mean an end of an active day for students of Queen Anne's
School. The school offers the girls a
varied extracurricular activities programme, thanks
to which each girl may develop her skills and talents, be it
musical, artistic, sports or yet other.
For years, the school's students been very
successful as orators and have won many national and international
competitions. Programmes such as Young Enterprise are also very
popular with the girls as they are an excellent opportunity to gain
experience and knowledge important for their future career.
Living at Queen Anne's School
Regardless of whether the students live next
door, in another city or on another continent, the parents, and the
girls themselves, for various reasons choose accommodation
in the boarding house.
Queen Anne's School is primarily a boarding school, however girls living with
their families in the vicinity of
Caversham are also welcome. They are treated as full members of the
Accommodation in the boarding house
student who opts for staying in the boarding house can count on a
friendly environment and wonderful surroundings. The school
possesses four boarding houses, each run by a competent person who
is experienced at working with teenagers. None of the boarding
house's residents is ever left alone when she needs help, support or
A strong sense of belonging and mutual respect
foster loyalty among the girls and a sense of pride, especially
during numerous competitions between the houses.
Regardless of how full the curriculum is, the
students of Queen Anne's School always find some time for
having fun with their friends.
Trips to London's West End, amusement parks, cinemas, discos,
karaoke nights - are only a few of the leisure activities offered by
Queen Anne's School.
Fun at Queen Anne's School is also raising
money throughout the year. Thanks to the girls' ideas and
initiatives thousands of pounds have been raised for local and
national charity organizations.
school semester (price
includes full board, accommodation and textbooks costs)
GBP (you can buy a second-hand uniform and then resell after