Skip to main content

Year V


You can’t help but feel calmed by the tranquil, natural setting of Winifred Holtby House, affectionately known as Winnie’s. Here girls share a spacious dorm with three others and have a dedicated study room directly opposite.

Named after an Old Margaretian who was a famous journalist and author, Winnie’s is a modern purpose-built three storey boarding house for Year V girls. With a comfortable common room equipped with a TV and kitchen, this is a versatile space ideal for getting together on an evening and relaxing whilst catching up with one another.

Offering students a level of independence, each floor has its own kitchenette, enabling girls to make themselves simple snacks and the all-important cup of tea and toast before bed. Outside Winnie’s there is a delightful picnic area, two tennis courts and a wonderful view of the School gardens.

Boarding makes a particularly strong contribution to pupils' social development: they build strong supportive relationships with fellow boarders that sustain them during their time at School.

ISI Inspection Report (2019)

You might also be interested in...

Come and see

Ready for your own QM experience?

Meet our dedicated team, take a tour, and discover all that QM has to offer by joining us for a personal visit or at one of our Open Mornings.
Visit Us