Joining our schools

We’re continuing to accept applications to join Harrogate Ladies’ College, Highfield Prep School and Highfield Pre-School and are able to welcome prospective families for carefully planned, socially distanced and personal visits.

Please call +44 (0) 1423 537045 or email or visit the Admissions Section of our website to find out more.

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The alumni of both Highfield and College are part of our rich heritage. Current pupils draw inspiration from those who have gone before them, knowing that they in turn will one day be the role models of future pupils.

Alumni Association

Our Alumni Association is called The Harrogate College Union (HCU).  The HCU was set up in 1895, although back then it was simply known as the ‘Old Girls’ organisation. Today, the HCU is a thriving community of former pupils and retired staff joined by a desire to stay in touch with each other and with their former school.

The HCU is a great way to connect with fellow pupils and stay in touch with all things happening within our family of schools. As well as regular newsletters, updates and reunion events, there are also opportunities for HCU members to get involved in supporting the school through mentoring, careers advice and donations.

This section of our website is a hub for our alumni activity. It includes details of forthcoming events, as well as information about how to join the alumni association, update your contact details and share your latest news.


If you use the business networking site, LinkedIn, you can also follow us via our University Page. Check your personal profile includes Harrogate Ladies’ College in the education section and you’ll automatically be linked to the page.