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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School Transport

We welcome day pupils to our family of leading independent schools from a wide range of locations across Yorkshire.  To help parents juggle busy family lives, we operate 5 daily bus services to and from our schools.  Our bus services are operated by our own members of staff and are available on a flexible basis (subject to availability).  Our current routes include :  

  • South of Harrogate to North Leeds (2 services daily)
  • West of Harrogate towards Otley, Ilkely and Skipton
  • North of Harrogate towards Ripon
  • South East of Harrogate towards Wetherby

Download our School Transport Routes

Our school transport routes are designed to meet the needs of our pupils and their families and we are always happy to consider new or customised routes where possible.  If you would like to find out more about our school transport services, or discuss specific routes, please contact our Admissions Team on 01423 537045 or email

For information about escorted weekly and termly travel for boarding pupils, please visit the Boarders’ Travel section of our website.