Queen's Gate School

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Queen's Gate
Established 1891
Type Independent day school
Principal Mrs Rosalynd Kamaryc
Chairman of Governors Mr Michael Cumming
Location 133 Queen's Gate
London
SW7 5LE
England Coordinates: 51°29′41″N 0°10′43″W / 51.4948°N 0.1786°W / 51.4948; -0.1786
Local authority Kensington and Chelsea
DfE number 207/6026
Students 460~
Gender Girls
Ages 4–18
Website queensgate.org.uk

Queen's Gate School is an independent day school for girls in Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London, England.

The Good Schools Guide described it as a "Charming popular school, with a mixed intake, which does jolly well by its girls."[1] It is one of a handful of independent girls' schools in the country that does not have a prescribed uniform but girls are expected to abide by a strict dress code.[2]

History[edit]

Queen's Gate School was founded in 1891 by Miss Eleanor Beatrice Wyatt (who later founded Heathfield School, Ascot) in her parents' home in nearby Stanhope Gardens. The following year, the School moved to 132 Queen's Gate, later expanding into the adjacent houses at 131 and 133. In May 2005, the school acquired 125/126 Queen's Gate and refurbished it as accommodation for Junior School pupils.[3]

It celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2011. A special service was held at the local parish church St Augustine's Church in Queen's Gate.[4]

Academics[edit]

It has a strong academic track record in examinations. In 2011, it placed in the top 100 independent schools nationally for the GCSEs.[5]

Notable former pupils[edit]

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