Fraud Blocker Girls Boarding School in York, England - The Mount School

All Girls Boarding School For Girls Aged 11-18 In The Historic City Of York

A leader in girls’ education, The Mount empowers confident, strong, and compassionate young women.

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We Know Girls Can

We encourage each girl to trust in her capacity to lead, make the most of every opportunity and face challenges with resilience. 

Boarding at The Mount School is an enriching experience where you’re encouraged to live adventurously by trying new things, gaining independence and growing in self-esteem.

You are welcome to board with us full-time, weekly, or flexibly. Boarders join us from all corners of the world, including; Asia, Africa, mainland Europe and the UK.

You will excel in an all-girls educational environment at The Mount School York. Our Quaker founders knew this to be true in 1785, and we still believe it today.


What Parents & Pupils Say

Boarding At The Mount

Boarders at The Mount really do live adventurously, and make the most of every available opportunity presented by living in the vibrant city of York.

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Full boarding may be the right option for some families, but for others a more flexible approach is necessary. Girls can board at The Mount School on a full, weekly, or flexible basis.

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Our Boarders come from a diverse range of backgrounds including; Hong Kong, Mexico, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, China, Spain, Germany, France and the UK.

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The Mount School is situated in the vibrant and historic city of York, where our beautiful 16 acres’ site is only a fifteen minutes walk from the railway station and city centre.

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I am a real advocate for The Mount School as I recognise how it has shaped me so much as a person. I have gained determination, personality, a wonderful education but most of all confidence. I will sincerely miss The Mount. It has not only been a school, but it has also been a home.

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If you’re interested in applying for a place at The Mount for your daughter, complete the form below. 

If it’s a more general enquiry, please call (+44) 01904 667500 or complete our contact form here

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Yes, The Mount welcomes girls from around the world and has a wealth of experience helping them through the Visa process and settling into life in the UK. Approximately 75% of boarders are international including; Germany, Spain, China, Hong Kong, Mexico and Iran.

Younger Girls will usually share a room with up to 3 girls. Older girls usually are in rooms of 2. Some rooms have beds available for flexi boarders and day girls who will occasionally board.

The Boarding House staff are always on hand and older pupils act as mentors. Our Quaker ethos is based on value and respect. It means every individual is heard and pastoral care is of great importance. Boarding and school staff will work together to ensure your daughter is happy, secure and free to enjoy their boarding experience.

At The Mount we do not have exert weekends, instead, we have relaxed weekends. Activities and trips are relaxed and pupils are able to go and visit family and friends should they wish to.

Boarders eat together in the school dining room. Breakfast, lunch and supper are prepared on-site by professional caterers – Wilson Vale. A varied menu is on offer catering to different diets and allergies.  The boarding house has a kitchen that pupils can use for preparing snacks and baking.

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We Know Girls Can
And They Do At The Mount

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