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 of England

Are you looking for a girls' only school in the East of England? Search here for independent girls' schools in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

You will find all girls' schools listed at the bottom of this page. Use the filters in the box 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. 

We also have a number of articles on independent education for girls, and you may find this one particularly useful:

'Should you send your daughter to a girls' school? How single-sex schools are tackling gender imbalance', by Charlotte Avery, 2017 president of the Girls' Schools Association.

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



Abbot's Hill School

Bunkers Lane,
Hemel Hempstead,
HP3 8RP,
Hertfordshire

www.abbotshill.herts.sch.uk

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

Read more about Abbot's Hill School

Bedford Girls' School

Cardington Road,
Bedford,
MK42 0BX,
Bedfordshire

www.bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Read more about Bedford Girls' School

Charlotte House Preparatory School

88 The Drive,
Rickmansworth,
WD3 4DU,
Hertfordshire

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls

Aldenham Road,
Elstree,
Borehamwood,
WD6 3BT,
Hertfordshire

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

Norwich High School for Girls GDST

95 Newmarket Road,
Norwich,
NR2 2HU,
Norfolk

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

Princess Helena College

Preston,
Hitchin,
SG4 7RT,
Hertfordshire

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Queenswood

Shepherd's Way,
Brookmans Park,
Hatfield,
AL9 6NS,
Hertfordshire

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Albans High School for Girls

Townsend Avenue,
St Albans,
AL1 3SJ,
Hertfordshire

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

St Andrew's School

78 Kimbolton Road,
Bedford,
MK40 2PA,
Bedfordshire

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

St Francis' College

Broadway,
Letchworth Garden City,
SG6 3PJ,
Hertfordshire

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

St Hilda's

High Street,
Bushey,
WD23 3DA,
Hertfordshire

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

St Hilda's School

28 Douglas Road,
Harpenden,
AL5 2ES,
Hertfordshire

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

St Margaret's School, Bushey

Merry Hill Road,
Bushey,
WD23 1DT,
Hertfordshire

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

St Mary's School

Bateman Street,
Cambridge,
CB2 1LY,
Cambridgeshire

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

St Mary's School

Lexden Road,
Colchester,
CO3 3RB,
Essex

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

Stormont

The Causeway,
Potters Bar,
EN6 5HA,
Hertfordshire

Girls, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.