Head: Mrs Maria Young
Telephone: 01747 852416
Twitter: stmshaftesbury
Head of Boarding Contact Information
Name: Mrs Susannah Hill
Telephone: 01747 852416
Number in School: 220
Number of Boarders: 110
Boarding Age: 9 to 18


An outstanding school in the heart of the Dorset countryside, St Mary’s welcomes girls from 9 -18 years. It prides itself on giving girls an excellent all-round education and encouraging them to make the most out of life. We offer a very special environment in which girls thrive academically and socially. The school boasts an excellent academic record and girls have a busy social and sporting calendar. Wide range of extra-curricular activities includes: riding, sailing, art & photography, rock climbing and dance. We embrace every kind of learning within a caring and happy community. Facilites include a 25m swimming pool, flood-lit astro-turf and Fitness suite, separate Music school and Art centre. Girls enjoy regular cultural and sporting trips. Recent expeditions have included Chile and Zambia.

Twitter: @STMShaftesbury




Boarding Age From: 9 | Boarding Age To: 18

Year Fee Extras included in fees
Years 5-8 (age 9-13) £6,695-£9,100 All boarding and tuition
Years 9-13 (age 13+) £10,490 All boarding and tuition

"Progress at A - Level is exceptional"Indpendent Scools Inspectorate