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Visiting and Open Days

Find out why QM was named Small Independent School of the Year by coming to meet us.

Visiting and Open Days at Queen Margaret's

Visiting Queen Margaret's is the best way to experience everything our independent school in York has to offer. You can either book a visit to Queen Margaret’s by filling out the booking form below, or call us for more information. During the day, you can take the opportunity to meet our Head Sue Baillie for a talk about your specific requirements, whilst sharing an insight into everything a QM education has to offer.

Our next Open Day is:

Saturday 22nd June - All Years

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Taster Days

Why not book a personalised Taster Day and experience life at QM first-hand?

You'll have the chance to experience a full day at QM from 08:15-16:50. You'll meet girls and staff, spend time in the boarding house, and sample the food. If you would like to try boarding, you can even stay overnight!

Visitors will be guided by a 'Guardian Angel' - one of our current students who will look after them during their time with us.

Simply use the form below and select "Taster Day". We'll find a date that works for you.

Sixth Form Subject Experience Day

Sample a day in the life of a Sixth Former, and try out the exact subjects you're hoping to study at A Level!

Join us for the day and take part in our Sixth Form lessons. Find out why our small class sizes give you the very best learning experience with personalised support.

Simply use the form below and select "Taster Day". We'll find a date that works for you.

Book an Open Day

Why Book a Visit or an Open Day At Queen Margaret’s?

Booking a personal visit or an Open Day at Queen Margaret's means we'll put together a personalised tour for you, tailored to the key aspects of independent school life that you wish to see, whether that be the cosy boarding houses, purpose-built Theatre, excellent Sports facilities, or the QM Riding School.

To arrange a personal visit or a place on an Open Day at Queen Margaret's, simply fill out your details above for our Admissions Team and they will get in touch shortly, or alternatively, you can call 01904 727630 or send a general enquiry to

One thing is for sure, a very warm welcome awaits...

Bespoke Boarding at QM

Bespoke Boarding is a flexible boarding solution that's tailored for your family. We’ll accommodate the specific needs and preferences of your daughter and family, whether you join as a day girl or board from 1-7 nights a week. It means we’ll create the best individual solution for her, so our girls can thrive and flourish.

Above all, we’ll always put their health, emotional well-being and development first, no matter if they’re full-boarders, flexi-boarders or day girls. It also means that we’ll support parents’ busy schedules and help ease the pressures of modern life.

Take a look around...

When you book a visit to Queen Margaret’s you'll be given a full tour of our impressive facilities. In the meantime, why not take a look around with our video below...

It wasn't until we drove up the impressive driveway and I walked through the door that I started to understand what was meant by the QM Family. I felt immediately welcomed and any worries I had up until that point were put at ease.

QM Student

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