Located in the middle of Letchworth Garden City, St Francis’ College has provided unmatched education to girls for the past 75 years, combining customary values and a contemporary point of view.
This day and boarding institution for girls between the ages of 3 and 18 is a peaceful and prosperous community that offers a contemporary education with regards to Christian principles. Students get individual help in supporting their moral, spiritual, creative, intellectual and physical development. We acknowledge the exclusive qualities of all students and promote social accountability and respect for others.
Established in 1933, the institution is controlled by the San Francisco College Trust, a learning charity, as a multi-denominational, ecumenical Christian community in perspective, welcoming students of all faiths. The school offers daytime education during the week for girls between 3 and 18 years, internships, and assistance for older girls.
Small classes, individualized consideration, and a compassionate and caring atmosphere help ensure that all girls enjoy their schooling and reach their full academic and social potential and in various extracurricular activities and activities.
Deciding on the right school for your daughter is very important, and we are here to guide you through the process. St Francis College is an academically elite school. Our selection process is designed to identify students who can benefit from our balanced and comprehensive education and make a positive contribution to university life. The purpose of the process is to identify the potential.
As one of the leading independent girls’ schools in the country, we are looking for girls with a genuine interest in education in the broadest sense and with benefits that go beyond the boundaries of the academic curriculum. San Francisco has strong traditions in art, dance, theater, music, and sport, and we offer many enriching activities, essential for the development of a well-behaved and self-confident individual.
The usual entry points for the Preparatory Section are three years for kindergarten or four years for the reception and seven years for Year 3. For upper school, the usual entry points are 11 or over Year 7, 13 years of age or older at nine age 16 and older for year 12. At times we may also have seats at other ages. Contact Additions for details.
To be considered admissions, prospective students must first apply and pay a £ 100 non-refundable application fee. Prospective students must pass the relevant college entrance exam and receive a satisfactory report from the current school. A copy of the registration form can be downloaded here. Admission exams are conducted in January before the student enters the exams are done, including math, English, and word reasoning. All candidates will have an interview with a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
Defensive enrollment will be offered to candidates approved in Year 6 who wish to remain in the current school until they enter College in Year 9. The offer will depend on the student progressing well in Years 7, and 8 and the College will receive a satisfactory report from its rector/director before joining.
The College is available in the College for girls of preparation age VI and the sixth grade. The entry structure allows us to create a family atmosphere in which girls are encouraged to socialize. Our goal is to maintain a sense of community in which pensioners and employees work together for the benefit of all, a place where everyone is appreciated.