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Teaching her everything so she can be anything

Nina Gunson, Head. 

Welcome from the Head

Sheffield Girls’ is one of the most highly-respected and reputable private schools in Yorkshire. Voted the Top Independent Secondary School in the North by the Sunday Times, and UK Prep School of the Year, in 2023, our ethos at Sheffield Girls’ is one of mutual respect and care: every girl is valued for her own talents and interests and encouraged as an individual so she can thrive.

We are located in Sheffield and welcome girls from all backgrounds and a wide geographical area which covers all of South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire.

Our independent school thrives on the rich cultural and social mix of our girls who flourish in the friendly and nurturing environment we provide.

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2021 ISI Regulatory Compliance and Education Quality Inspection Report

We are thrilled that Sheffield Girls' achieved the top standard in our most recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) inspection.

Our pupils’ academic and other achievements were rated ‘Excellent’ and the quality of pupils’ personal development was also rated ‘Excellent’ - the highest standard possible.

Named Top Independent Prep School of the Year 

We were delighted in October 2023 to be named Top Independent Prep School of the Year by the Independent Schools of the Year awards. Click below to find out more. 

The Sunday Times Independent Secondary School of the
Year in the North

We were delighted in December 2022 to receive this prestigious accolade, click below to find out more.

Independent Secondary School of the Year in the North logo


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Sheffield Girls' hosts fantastic An Evening of the Arts exhibition

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Sheffield Girls' celebrates Menstruation Awareness Week

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Sheffield Girls' hosts fantastic Steely 7 event

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Google badge of honour for Sheffield Girls' as a regional leader in technology in Education


Sheffield Girls' - a day in the life

Sheffield Girls’ is the leading private school in Yorkshire and a member of the GDST. After being named The Sunday Times Independent School in the North 2023 and Independent Prep School of the Year 2023, we are proud to offer an engaging education for girls from Infant to Sixth Form.

At Sheffield Girls' we aim to bring out the best in all our pupils and encourage them within a happy, structured, and caring community to develop their personal and intellectual talents to the fullest, leaving school as strong, open-minded, confident young women.


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