Queen Anne's School A GSG School
- Queen Anne's School
6 Henley Road
- Head: Mrs J Harrington
- T 01189 187300
- F 01189 187310
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.qas.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Reading
- Pupils: 450
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £22,125; Boarding £32,610 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Built on 34 acres of primest Caversham (or ‘Caversham actually’ as it’s known by residents. It may be just over the bridge from Reading but mix the two up at your peril). Handsome Victorian brick pile set in immaculate lawns with, at the time of our visit, groups of girls dotted decoratively about, reading in the sunshine.
What the school says...
High aspirations combined with a positive approach to learning creates an environment where girls at Queen Annes can grow into motivated, decisive and self-assured individuals. We are renowned for academic success alongside a rich programme of extra-curricular opportunities and excellence in the arts, drama, music and sport.
As a Church of England School we are part of The Grey Coat Hospital Foundation, Westminster, London. Located in Caversham, Berkshire, the school is situated to the north of Reading near Henley-on-Thames and is just over 40 minutes from London. School transport is available from destinations throughout Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, London and the South.
The best way to find out about Queen Annes is to talk to those at the heart of our community our pupils! Visit our website which contains images, videos and narratives drawn from their experiences. We look forward to welcoming you to Queen Annes! ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2006, Julia Harrington BA, NPQH (50s), previously deputy head at Prior’s Field School. Mrs H comes from a family of teachers, was educated at a grammar school in Lydney and studied history and politics at Exeter. Worked in the media and then decided to train as a teacher and psychodynamic counsellor. As a child she ‘wanted to be a vet’ but was told that ‘girls didn’t do jobs like that’. You don’t need a qualification in counselling to see that this experience might have shaped her as an adult.
Mrs Harrington is a head who doesn’t just sit back and let the same old tried and trusted methods do their best. She keeps up with the latest neuroscience research into how people learn, working with university psychology departments at...