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 tours and personal visits. 

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

Alumna awarded War Service Medal

Pamela June Norton (at College 1938-1943) was, at last, awarded her War Service Medal in recognition of her time in the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS). The medal was finally presented to Pam – 74 … Read Full Story

Virtual HCU Reunion

The HCU Reunion on Saturday 6th June 2020 took a rather different format to usual – via Zoom! Whilst the reunion usually takes place at College, this year we had to think outside the box … Read Full Story

Alumna Singing for Charity

Former pupil and Head of Choir, Elle Kay-Coles (2011-15) is raising money to support local voluntary groups who are providing PPE to local hospitals, including Harrogate Nightingale. Elle is a singer/songwriter, and has written a song about the … Read Full Story

A New Book from Alumna Author

‘Her Darkest Hour’, the new book from alumna Sharon Maas (1961-65, 1968-69), is out on 22nd May 2020. It is a beautiful and heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction, with a coming of age story. Sharon … Read Full Story

Then and Now – Harrogate Ladies’ College Performs Antigone 60 Years On

Pupils at Harrogate Ladies’ College recently performed the Greek tragedy, Antigone, 60 years on from its last performance at the school in 1960. The 2020 production of Antigone had a decidedly modern take on the … Read Full Story

Marathon Achievement

In May, College alumna Ann Bruce-Low née Winestone (1954-58) ran the Southampton Half Marathon for the second time, with her son Stewart. She achieved a Personal Best of 4 hours 3 minutes, and received 1st … Read Full Story