Applications for Year 7 Entrance Exams and Scholarships Now Open

We are now welcoming applications for pupils to join us in Year 7 (Upper 3) in September 2024. You can find out more via the Admissions Section of our website, or please feel free to contact the Admissions Team on 01423 537045 or by emailing

You can also register for Year 7 Entrance Exams and apply for a scholarship here. (Applications close on Monday 4th December).

Alumni Profile : Lottie McGuinness

Alumni Profile: Lottie McGuinness was at Highfield and HLC from 2009 – 2018 and was in Nightingale.  Lottie was a Member of the Charity Committee.  She is a GB Para Powerlifter, and also works part-time … Read Full Story

Alumni Profile : Laura Winwood

Alumni Profile: Laura Winwood was at HLC from 2000 to 2006 in Lincoln West.  Laura was also Head of Choir whilst at School.  She was President of the Oxford Union Society in 2010 and at … Read Full Story

Alumni Profile : Tessa Clarke

Alumni Profile: Tessa Clarke (nee Cook) was at HLC from 1987 to 1994 and was in Balliol.  Tessa is the Co-Founder and CEO of Olio – Share More, Waste Less.  She recently delivered ‘The Surprising … Read Full Story

Alumni Profile : Suzi Ellis

Alumni Profile:  Suzi Ellis (nee Radcliffe) was at HLC from 1983 to 1989 and was in York Boarding House.  Suzi founded The English Cabinet Company in 2016 which forms part of the JT Ellis & … Read Full Story

College Officially Opens Performing Arts Theatre

Harrogate Ladies’ College has officially opened its performing arts centre after a major refurbishment project. Staff, pupils, parents and alumni at the school were joined by the Earl and Countess of Swinton for the official … Read Full Story

Alumni Profile : Sarah Johnson

Alumni Profile:  Old Girl, Sarah Johnson, Human Rights and Global Development Reporter at The Guardian, started life in Oman before coming to the UK aged 11 to join Harrogate Ladies’ College.  She attended from 1996 … Read Full Story