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 admissions@hlc.org.uk or visit the Admissions Section of our website to find out more.

Former pupil gets first novel published

Former Harrogate Ladies’ College pupil and budding writer has seen her dream come true with the publication of her first novel. Roxanne Davies, 20, from Embsay near Skipton, has just released ‘The Past Never Dies’, … Read Full Story

Alumna who made rowing history

Henrietta Butler, daughter of former West Yorkshire MP Sir Giles Shaw, and Harrogate Ladies’ College alumna, was the first female cox for Cambridge University to compete in the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race. She was … Read Full Story

Alumna was the first woman to run a sub 5-minute mile

Diane Leather attracted headlines around the world when she made history at the women’s athletics championships in Birmingham on May 29 1954. Now her former school, Harrogate Ladies’ College, plans to establish an award for … Read Full Story

Family Reunion

HLC hosted a rather special coffee morning to welcome back some of our old girls, all of whom are now either parents or grandparents of children currently in our schools.

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