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The Old Palace,
Mayfield,
Sussex,
United Kingdom,
TN20 6PH

Tel: +44 1435 874600
Fax: +44 1435 872627

Web: www.mayfieldgirls.org

Founded:1846

Headmistress:
Miss Antonia Beary, MA MPhil (Cantab) PGCE

Admissions Registrar:
Mrs Jennifer Gandy

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
GSA, AGBIS, ISCO, ISC, ISBA, AGIS
Religious affiliation:
Roman Catholic
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£18,750
to
£18,750
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£30,000
to
£30,000
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£30,000
to
£30,000
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
0
Day
203
0
Full board
145
0
Weekly
32
NA
Total
380
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
47
27
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Assessment, Scholarship exam, Report from previous school, References, Scholarship or bursary exam, Please apply to school, Educational psychologist's report, Registration, Bursary exam, Visit school, Interview, GCSE results, Common Entrance, Taster days, Entry test or exam
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Art, Drama, Means tested bursaries, Means tested scholarships, Academic, Ballet or dance, Sport, 6th Form, Siblings, Choral, All-rounder, Roman Catholics, Teaching, Other scholarships, Music, Financial need, Senior school entry, Boarding, Armed forces discounts or bursaries

What we offer


  • Government/Politics
  • ICT
  • Theology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Psychology
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Economics
  • Classics
  • Business studies
  • Photography
  • Greek
  • Polish
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • Ancient Greek
  • Latin
  • Chinese
  • Table tennis
  • Martial arts
  • Rounders
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Athletics
  • Water sports
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Fencing
  • Badminton
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Fitness training
  • Chess
  • Scuba diving
  • Skiing
  • Language club
  • Ballet
  • Orienteering
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Rowing
  • Yoga
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • First aid/life savers
  • Young Enterprise
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Adventure training
  • Canoeing
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Rock climbing
  • Horticulture
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
 
 
 

School Video




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Head PhotoMayfield is the sort of school where girls should expect the unexpected: taking on the boys in the modern pentathlon one week; heading off with the choir to meet the Red Hot Chilli Peppers the next; being taught prop design by one of Ridley Scott’s collaborators after school; and spending the weekend winning a National Schools Equestrian Championship title. The opportunities available for pupils to pursue their individual interests are seemingly endless.

Underlying these opportunities is an academic rigour which provides the girls with outstanding preparation for the future. Mayfield girls learn how to combine rigorous academic study with a diverse range of activities beyond the classroom. When they come to leave at the end of the Sixth Form, they will have matured into educated and independent young women, confident in their beliefs and prepared to make a positive difference in the world in which they find themselves, a force for good in responding to the challenges of the 21st century.

‘One of the best schools in the land’. – Country Life, 2010

‘Some schools are particularly brilliant at unusual things, and ceramics is Mayfield's forte. Riding too is exceptional. And on the academic front? Well, the stats speak for themselves.’ Tatler, 2011

‘The school is an exemplary model of the dynamic effects which can be achieved by an education based on faith and love’ – ISI Inspection Report, 2006
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