North London Collegiate School

Harrow, United Kingdom

Location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age range: 4 - 18 years

About North London Collegiate School

North London Collegiate School is an independent all-through day school for girls, based in Edgware. Its motto translates from Latin as "in the hope of labour". There are 1,065 aged 4-18 on the school roll. 

The school was founded by Frances Mary Buss at the family home in Camden in 1850. The current site was acquired in 1929, and the school was fully relocated in 1940. The main site is a country house built in the eighteenth century. Since 2011, North London Collegiate School has had a franchise school in South Korea. 


Dr Hazel Bagworth-Mann (interim)

Values and vision 

The school is proud of its tradition of producing independent and pioneering young women with the drive and confidence to make the most of opportunities and a difference in the world. North London Collegiate School combines academic excellence with a vibrant extracurricular life, an international outlook, excellent facilities and a warm community.  

Pupils are shaped not just by the academic excellence of the teaching but by the spectacular environment in which they learn. As well as the beauty of the Old House, pupils and staff also experience and learn in the school’s expansive grounds and modern Performing Arts Centre. 

ISI report 

“The school successfully fulfils its aims to provide an ambitious academic education and to enable all pupils to recognise academic excellence. Pupils benefit from a broad and challenging curriculum and an outstanding range of extra-curricular activities, among which many are related to academic study.” 

View North London Collegiate School’s latest ISI report

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Address: Canons Drive, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8952 0912