Joining our schools

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

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


Mrs Joanna Fox Joins Harrogate Ladies College As Senior Deputy

Harrogate Ladies’ College are delighted to welcome Mrs Joanna Fox as the new Senior Deputy. Joining the school from Ipswich High School where she was Assistant Head (Wellbeing) and Head of Boarding, Mrs Fox’s role will also include partnership work with parents and the wider community.

Mrs Fox first came to teaching after her career as a Nursing Officer and Ward Sister in the Armed Forces, an experience which included military service in the first Gulf War. She completed an English degree with the Open University and then a PGCE at Anglia Ruskin University.

Mrs Joanna Fox

Mrs Joanna Fox

Mrs Fox says,

I am delighted to join Harrogate Ladies’ College and am wholly committed to the provision of an all-round and balanced education, which I believe can only be provided as part of a holistic approach with academic rigour and strong pastoral care at its core.”


“I am convinced that young people will, if provided with a compassionate, supportive and consistent environment, become equipped to build happy and purposeful lives.”