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.

Chapel Choir Collaboration

Chapel Choir collaborated with Ripon City Band for an eclectic mix of brass band favourites at the Wesley Centre including a solo from our former Head Girl!

Highfield Prep School Celebrates 20 Years

Highfield Prep School welcomed the Right Reverend Nick Baines, Bishop of Leeds recently for a 20th Anniversary Service of Blessing in the school’s Chapel. Pupils, parents and invited guests gathered for the first major event … Read Full Story

Cycle Down Memory Lane

Alumna Elaine Nightingale (née Westall, at school 1959-67) embarked on a huge challenge in memory of fellow alumna Miranda Baker (née Horgan, at school 1959-66): “Miranda and I met at Oakdale in 1959 and we … Read Full Story

HCU Annual Golf Match

College alumnae took on Old Ethelburgians in their annual golf match on 27th September 2019. Fiona Wood (1978-84) tells us about it: “I have to say, I was a little concerned in the week running … Read Full Story

A Challenging Swim

Amber Nolson (née Button, 1991-94) took on a relay swim across the English Channel in June. She had enjoyed the sport of Wild Swimming for some time, and had recently discovered that her Great Great … Read Full Story

Alumna’s Charity Race

In July, alumna Imogen Beckett (2006-13) took part in Race to the Stones, a 100km walk along The Ridgeway, Britain’s oldest path, in order to raise money for Vodafone Foundation’s ‘Shine A Light For Girls’ … Read Full Story