St Mary's Shaftesbury

St Mary's Shaftesbury

Day Weekly Boarding Dorset

St Mary's Shaftesbury is an Independent Catholic School for girls aged 9 to 18. Set on a beautiful 55 acre estate, the school offers a setting where girls flourish.  High academic standards are complemented by our outstanding pastoral care. Every girl is given the opportunity to develop and explore beyond the curriculum, discovering her unique talents and ambitions.

Year Founded N/A
Religion Catholic
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St Mary's Shaftesbury has a total of 250 pupils, with 50 pupils in the Sixth Form.

100 Day Girls
(9- 18)
150 Boarding Girls
(9- 18)

About St Mary's Shaftesbury

Set in 55 acres of beautiful countryside on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, St Mary's Shaftesbury is a leading independent school for girls aged 9-18. Its Catholic ethos sets it apart, creating a happy and vibrant boarding and day community. Outstanding teachers and excellent pastoral care enable girls to achieve their ambitions in a relaxed but stimulating environment, where Oxbridge and Russell Group university success is realised. At St Mary's, girls have the confidence to be themselves, to be creative whilst exploring the educational opportunities around them and participate in the wide range of extra-curricular activities on offer. Girls feel able to take risks, become resilient and independent, whilst enjoying the benefits of an all girls' education.


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