Head's Welcome

Welcome to St. Francis’ College. We are delighted that you have taken time to find out a little bit more about us. 

St. Francis’ College is a vibrant, warm and friendly community where relationships really matter. We are extremely proud of the meaningful relationships that exist between students, their teachers and our parent body. It is the power and strength of these relationships which produce students who achieve extraordinary academic outcomes, but also who are well-rounded, gifted in several areas and who enter the world as confident, kind and determined individuals. 

We are a diverse and inclusive community where students are taught the importance of kindness, tolerance and respect for themselves, for others and for their learning. We welcome students of all faiths and of no faith.

As the Head of an all-through day and boarding school, the most powerful emotion that I feel is pride. Watching students as they enter the College in their earliest years grow, mature and develop into amazing young adults as they finish the Sixth Form is moving. Upon departure in Year 13, so many students tell me the stories and memories of their many years at the College. 

So, whether you are looking at our website as a prospective parent or a current parent, we encourage you to come into the College and meet our superb staff and outstanding pupils. This really is the best way to see what we are all about and how we transform children into amazing young adults. You are welcome to attend our Open Days, Meet the Head mornings or drop us a line to arrange a personalised tour.  

Mr James Nichols 
Head (BA Hons, MA Ed, PGCE, QTS) 

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About St. Francis' College

As one of the top all-girls independent schools in the country, we are renowned for building intellectually creative minds. The school is ideal for girls who thrive in an all-female environment where they can relax and fulfil their potential. 

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