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  • Francis Holland School, Regent's Park
    Clarence Gate
    Ivor Place
    NW1 6XR
  • Head: Mr Charles Fillingham
  • T 020 7723 0176
  • F 020 7706 1522
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  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Westminster
  • Pupils: 492
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: £18,390 pa
  • Open days: Please contact school office for details
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What says..

Minutes from Baker Street and Regent’s Park, the main building is a classic 1900s red-brick school – smallish classrooms, corridors, lots of floors and a wonderful hexagonal hall with three galleries and lots of polished wood. But the Tardis cliché really applies here. From the unassuming outside, you can’t imagine how the school could accommodate more than a few dozen girls, but inside it...

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What the school says...

Francis Holland, Regent's Park, is a happy, academic day school where girls achieve excellent examination results in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. All pupils transfer to universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. The ethos of the school emphasises courtesy and altruistic behaviour at all times.

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Italian at an English Independent School (GCSE)

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since January 2016, Charles Fillingham MA, previously deputy head at City of London School, and this school's first male head. Married with a son and a daughter. French degree from the University of Wales, PGCE in French and German from Bristol University and an MA with distinction in education management from King’s College, London. His teaching career covers independent and state sectors, single sex and co-ed schools and he is also an independent schools’ inspector as well a member of ACSL (secondary heads’ association) governing council.

Academic matters

Small classes – especially at A level – are an almost USP here. No class is bigger than 25 and, in the sixth, 14 max – many are far smaller. For a relatively small sixth form offers a creditable range of subjects including economics, history of art and...

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