Malvern St James Girls' School

Malvern St James Girls' School

Day Weekly Boarding Full Boarding Flexi Boarding Worcestershire

Malvern St James - an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 4 to 18, in Malvern, Worcestershire.

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Malvern St James Girls' School has a total of 400 pupils, with 104 pupils in the Sixth Form.

Day pupil fees are from £2735 to £6335, per term.

Boarding pupil fees are from £6855 to £6335, per term.

234 Day Girls
(4- 18)
166 Boarding Girls
(9- 18)

About Malvern St James Girls' School

Malvern St James is a leading independent boarding and day school for girls aged 4-18. Our values today reflect those of our founders; pioneering proponents of women’s education. MSJ continues a fine heritage of academic rigour, outstanding enrichment and leadership opportunities, and preparing girls for rewarding careers and lives beyond school.

MSJ is an exceptional place for learning and living. Every girl matters to us, and our size means that we can offer an individually tailored education. Our focus is on inspiring teaching to deliver excellent academic results; and equally on encouraging intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, considered risk-taking and collaboration that universities and employers will value. Our enrichment programme has something to fire the imagination of every individual, including clubs for budding engineers and scientists, extra-curricular languages, drama, music, Leiths, journalism, photography, sport of every kind, Young Enterprise, Debating and Model United Nations.

Life at MSJ is underpinned by first class pastoral support which makes us a happy and friendly community, relaxed yet purposeful, with a real sense of family. When girls reach the end of their time here, they are thoroughly prepared to embrace life’s challenges. The diverse list of graduate courses at the most prestigious institutions and the competitive career paths that girls go on to is testament to MSJ’s culture of ambition and achievement. Our alumnae network helps our community to forge valuable links for life.

As a school we have a roughly equal number of day girls and boarders, allowing us to offer the best of both worlds and a very flexible boarding programme. We have full, weekly and flexi boarding options, designed to meet the needs of modern family lives. Our position in the town of Great Malvern, situated in the heart of England, means we benefit from excellent transport links and cultural opportunities all around the UK, including a direct train service from London.

Scholarships & Bursaries

The School offers Academic Scholarships together with Art, Music and Sports. Drama, Riding and Technology Awards are also offered for Year 9 and Sixth Form. All awards are granted on the basis of evidence of excellence and outstanding potential in a given area.

Scholarship Awards are honorary and are highly valued by universities and future employers. From September 2017, scholarships may carry a fee remission subject to means-testing. The final award will be considered alongside any other bursaries and remissions, the combined total of which will not exceed 40% of fees.

Our bursary programme is generous and is designed to make it possible for as many as possible of those who meet Malvern St James entry criteria to take up a place here. Alongside sibling and military discounts we also offer means-tested bursaries. These are worth up to a maximum of 40% discount from the fees. All Bursaries are granted on the recommendation of the Finance and Operations Department, at the discretion of the Headmistress.

Admissions Process

Following a visit, Registration is the first stage in the Admissions process and this reserves a place for your daughter at MSJ (subject to the successful completion of the Entrance Examinations). 

Prior to your daughter sitting Entrance Examinations you will need to complete the Registration documents and a fee is payable at this stage to cover publication and postage costs as well as examination fees if an application is submitted. 

You can fill in and submit a registration form on our website to start the enrolment process.



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