St Francis’ College

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  • Full Boarding Fees


  • Qualifications

    GCSE's & A Levels

  • Language

    English as an additional Language

  • Boarding

    Full Boarding

  • Dietary Requirements

    Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Kosher

  • Key information

    St. Francis’ College is an all-girls boarding school for pupils aged between 3 – 18 years old. There are approximately 400 girls in the school, of which 60 are full boarders from the UK and around the world. International Boarders are welcomed from the age of 10 years old. There is a dedicated English as an Additional Language Department to support students who do not speak English as a first language.


    St Francis’ is based half way between Cambridge and London in Letchworth Garden City, a rural Hertfordshire Town. The nearest airport is Luton which is approximately 13 miles away, with London Heathrow being 46 miles away (approx. 1 hour by car).

    Day in the life of….

    A normal school day starts at 7.30am, when boarders are woken, dress and have breakfast in the dining room. Lessons are from 8.40pm until 4pm, with a break for lunch and activities.
    After lessons, boarders return to the Boarding House for a snack and to relax, before Prep starts at 4.30pm. Academic tutors are always on hand to help if anyone is having any difficulties.
    Then at 6pm, its supper and onto the range of evening activities offered from; Yoga and Zumba to Photography and Cookery Club. After the activities, it is about 8.30pm and time to relax and get ready for bed. Common Rooms and corridors are all quiet by 10pm.
    Weekends have a different routine, Saturday’s there is usually a trip, to somewhere like; London, Cambridge, Harry Potter Studios and Sunday is a day to relax and partake in activities closer to the school.

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