St Mary’s School, Gerrard’s Cross

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St Mary’s School, Gerrard’s Cross

Founded by Dean Butler in 1872 and formerly at Lancaster Gate, St Mary’s was established in Gerrards Cross in 1937 as an Independent Day School, now catering for more than 370 day girls.

The School is situated in the very attractive residential area of Gerrards Cross which is surrounded by beautiful countryside, 20 miles from London, close to the M25 and A40/M40, on the main bus routes and a short walk from the Railway Station. Trains from London arrive in 19 minutes.

The aim of the School is to provide an excellent academic and rounded education leading on to University for day girls between the ages of 3 and 18 and to enable each of them to develop their own talents and personalities in a happy, caring and purposeful environment, and to become successful, fulfilled adults.

Curriculum: Subjects offered include English Language and Literature, History, Geography, RE, Drama, French, German, Spanish, Business Studies, Economics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Politics, Sociology, Textiles, Dance, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Music, Art & Design, Media Studies, Food & Nutrition, Extended Project Qualification, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Tennis, Rounders, Football, Badminton, Swimming, Media, PSHCE, and a wide range of additional sporting activities.

Regular trips are made to places of educational interest, field courses are undertaken, foreign visits including a ski trip to Canada and Expeditions to Peru and Arts Trips to New York are arranged. There is highly successful participation in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme, Young Enterprise and Model United Nations. There is an excellent staff to pupil ratio.

The Buildings are a highly attractive mixture of old and new and include two Libraries, Dining Hall, a Science Block with Laboratories, a large open-plan Art Studio, a Food Technology Room, Textiles Room, two Computer Suites, a spacious and modern Sixth Form Centre, Cedar House which opened in 2016, two large Music Rooms, Drama Studio, Chapel and two Assembly Halls/Gymnasiums equipped to the highest standards.

Cherry Tree House, a new classroom block with state of the art technology, opened in 2018. The Prep Department, in the grounds of the Senior School, comprises a brand new Early Years Centre and two modern purpose-built blocks, with a Science Laboratory, Hall, Gymnasium, Textiles/Art room and ICT suite. The lovely grounds include an athletics field. There is a Sport England full-size Sports Hall.

Essentials

  • Head Mrs Patricia Adams
  • Mrs Patricia Adams
  • Age range 3 - 18
  • Day / Boarding Day
  • Religious affiliation Anglican ethos and we welcome all denominations
  • Exams
  • 14+ GCSE, IGCSE
  • 16+ A Level, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Fees (per term) September 2020 - December 2020
  • Prep/Junior School
    • £2,155- £5,070 per term
  • Senior School
    • £6,105 per term
  • Sixth Form
    • £6,105 per term
  • Find out more about fees >
  • Exams
    • Exams
    • 14+ GCSE, IGCSE
    • 16+ A Level, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Fees (per term)
    • Fees (per term) September 2020 - December 2020
    • Prep/Junior School
      • £2,155- £5,070 per term
    • Senior School
      • £6,105 per term
    • Sixth Form
      • £6,105 per term
    • Find out more about fees >

Bursaries & Scholarships

Academic scholarships are available at 7+, 11+ and at 16+ in the Sixth Form. There are also Art, Drama, Music and Sports scholarships at 11+ and Sports and Performing Arts at 16+. A means-tested Bursary scheme is in operation.

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Scholarships & Bursaries offered
  • Academic scholarships
  • Art scholarships
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Clergy discounts
  • Music scholarships
  • Sibling discounts
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • Sport scholarships

Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, the GSA is not responsible for inaccuracies.

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