Malvern Girls' College
15 Avenue Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3BA, UK
Tel: (+44) 1684 892288
Fax: (+44) 1684 566204
GCE, GCSE exams.
360 students, 11-18 yrs.
Malvern Girls College is a British independent girls school
with an international outlook. Founded in 1893, the College provides
an enriched boarding school education for girls from the age of eleven.
Situated in Malvern, one of the most attractive areas of Britain
at the foot of the Malvern Hills, the Malvern Girls' College is
less than one hour from Birmingham and two hours from London airports.
The Malvern Girls' College school year runs from September to the
beginning of July. The College follows a programme of studies based
on an enhanced English National Curriculum. Girls are prepared for
a wide range of GCSE and 'A' level examinations, with a strong emphasis
placed on educating the whole person and realising each individuals
potential. This is achieved through excellent instruction by well-qualified
and enthusiastic staff in small classes. A wide variety of extracurricular
activities are available after school and at the weekends.
The current total enrolment of approximately 360 students includes
girls from 25 different countries. All members of the College belong
to one of the six boarding houses, which include one Junior House,
three Middle School houses and two Sixth Form Houses.
The Malvern Girls' College facilities are attractively located
in some thirty acres of land. They include extensive classrooms,
laboratories and specialist areas for art, drama, music, technology
and computing. A new Science Education Centre provides excellent
facilities for the teaching of the sciences and mathematics.
The College has been awarded the Sports Council's Sportsmark Gold
Award for its physical education provision in teaching more than
twenty-one sports. Facilities include an indoor sports centre, swimming
pool, squash courts, tennis courts, astro-turf games pitch and extensive
With a strong musical tradition, and a special centre for music,
more than three-quarters of pupils play at least one instrument.
Further opportunities are available in the College orchestras, ensembles,
jazz bands and choirs.
The Malvern Girls' College is accredited by the Independent Schools
Council as well as being a member of the Boarding Schools
Association (BSA) and the Girls' Schools Association (GSA). Admission
is by the Colleges own examinations, or through Common Entrance.
Limited entrance scholarships are available for outstanding academic
excellence, art, music and physical education. Some Bursarial assistance
is available on request. Financial incentive is offered to girls
joining the college at 11+ and 12+ as boarders.