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Queen Anne’s School, Caversham

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Queen Anne’s School, Caversham


Address: Henley Road, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6DX
Website: qas.org.uk
Founded: 1894
Number of Pupils: 424
Ages: 11-18
Fees: (termly) day £8,370; flexi-boarding £12,250 – £12,920; full boarding £13,590
Head Teacher: Elaine Purves BA PGCE
Religious Affiliation: Church of England, accepting girls of no or all faith/s.
Entrance Procedure: Assessment day and Common Entrance
Contact: Registrar, Rachel Wright; 01189 187 300
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Visit website to book termly open events. Sixth form open evening in Sept 2022. Contact admissions for individual visits.

The Curriculum

Academic teaching is structured to allow each and every girl’s needs to be met so they can continue to thrive and achieve highly. The broad curriculum encourages subject engagement which leads to a long-lasting passion for learning.

Games & The Arts

A rich programme of co-curricular activities provides students with many opportunities in the arts, drama, music and sport. Young musicians thrive in the state-of-the-art Scott Music Centre and it’s not uncommon for girls at Queen Anne’s to represent their county and country at a range of sporting events.

Pastoral Care

The excellent reputation of the school’s pastoral care is widespread. Queen Anne’s recognises that girls perform best when they are happy and secure. To ensure this security there are effective pastoral systems in place. The girls enjoy success whilst having fun and building strong relationships within a caring environment and community which encourages girls to find their own path and flourish as individuals.

University Places

Many students continue their education at top UK and overseas universities, studying a range of subjects.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

Elaine joined Queen Anne’s in January 2022; she brought a wealth of experience along with a passion for student wellbeing.

Outstanding Characteristics

The school’s 35-acre site combines traditional and contemporary architecture, which hosts cutting-edge facilities. Queen Anne’s boasts a TES award-winning Sixth Form Centre alongside state-of-the-art facilities within the music centre, including a recording studio and recital hall. It provides an excellent transport network to the surrounding area and into London. An ISI Inspection in 2017 rated the school as ‘EXCELLENT’.



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