- Head Mrs Clare Strickland
The school in the ‘castle’ on Richmond Hill. A special place with a unique blend of traditional education and a modern, outward-looking approach to nurturing creative, confident and ambitious girls who are well-prepared for life beyond in the wider world.
Combining the best specialist teaching for girls aged 3-11 in classes of 15 or less, with a diverse range of sports and outdoor activities to enjoy. A welcoming and supportive community, where girls can learn, play and grow together, creating the best possible start in life for your daughter.
We teach the girls that there are no limits in what they can achieve. As they journey through the school, they continue to be challenged in all areas; being ambitious and aiming high is embedded into the ethos of the school.
Latest research helps inform best teaching practices, creating an exciting learning environment where the girls learn through collaboration and problem solving, promoting skills of critical thinking, communication and teamwork. Essential soft skills vital for living in the 21st century.
Sports including netball, football and cricket with local and national competition. Weekly swimming lessons for all. New Performing Arts Wing. Art and DT with textiles, ceramics and design using 3D printers. A host of extra-curricular clubs from Music Technology to Debating to Yoga and Mindfulness.
A welcoming and supportive community, where girls can learn, play and grow together, creating the best possible start in life. Teachers are trained in the ‘Girls on Board’ approach to supporting girls in understanding the complexities and dynamics of girl friendships. The School Council, buddying system and Year 6 prefects are at the heart of the school.
Old Vicarage School Class of 2023 comprised of 30 girls going onto 14 different schools gaining an impressive 11 scholarships.
- Age range 3 - 11
- Day / Boarding Day
- Religious affiliation Non-denominational
- Other exams 11+
- Fees (per term) September 2023 - July 2024
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Bursaries & Scholarships
- Bursaries for new entrants
- Hardship awards for existing pupils
- Sibling discounts
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