The Girls’ Schools Association

The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represents day and boarding schools of all sizes. It encourages high standards of education for girls and promotes the benefits of being taught in a largely girls-only environment.

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Girls' schools in the East Midlands

Are you looking for a girls' only school in the East Midlands? Search here for independent girls' schools in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

You will find all girls' schools listed in this region at the bottom of this page. Use the filters below to narrow your search: you can select day or boarding schools, prep schools, senior schools or sixth forms. You can find the nearest girls' schools to you with our postcode search.

Click on a school's name for more information. Those schools with full profiles appear at the top of the listings in highlighted panels. Some schools provide links to their social media and you can also watch school videos.

Many girls' schools are members of the Girls' Schools Association, which is a good source of initial advice and information.

Elsewhere on this site you can find advice on editorial topics such as the benefits of single-sex education, the questions to ask when choosing a school and finding independent school fees.

If you are looking for an independent special needs school, please visit our sister website:

These search results are from, the online guide to independent schools in the UK, in partnership with John Catt's Which School? guidebook, first published in 1924, and John Catt's Preparatory Schools. We hope you find the perfect school for your child!

If you have any further questions or enquiries about independent education or a particular independent school, please get in touch with us at

Loughborough High School

Burton Walks,
LE11 2DU,

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

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Northampton High School GDST

Newport Pagnell Road,
NN4 6UU,

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

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Nottingham Girls' High School GDST

9 Arboretum Street,
NG1 4JB,

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

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Jameah Girls Academy

49 Rolleston Street,
LE5 3SD,

Girls, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Jamia Al-Hudaa Residential College

Forest House, Berkeley Avenue,
Mapperley Park,
NG3 5TT,

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Leicester High School for Girls

454 London Road,
LE2 2PP,

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Stamford High School

St. Martin's Street,
PE9 2LL,

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.