St Mary's Calne

Girls boarding and day in Calne, Wiltshire

St Mary’s Calne is an independent day and boarding school in Calne, Wiltshire, for girls aged 11 to 18, with a happy, purposeful and flourishing community of around 360 pupils (80% boarding, 20% day) and a fine tradition of academic excellence. Located in the heart of Wiltshire, the school prides itself on instilling in its pupils a love of learning and a desire to care for each other, their community and the wider world. St Mary’s is dedicated to developing each pupil’s full potential by providing a nurturing environment in which girls can develop, grow and express themselves.


The school is committed to providing girls with an innovative, dynamic, personalised curriculum that will challenge each girl as they grow and develop. Our GCSE and A Level
results are consistently outstanding and the girls make a smooth transition to the university of their choice. In 2023, we celebrated excellent exam results, with 70% A*/A at A Level. We are extremely proud to have been named as the 2nd independent school in the South West for academic performance in The Sunday Times Schools’ Guide, Parent Power 2024, and ranked 25th in the country for A Level results.


We are proud to support girls to achieve their personal best, academically, socially and in the field of extra-curricular activities. Equally important is that St Mary’s girls become life-long learners, acquiring the knowledge, skills and courage to be empowered for the future and ready to make a significant contribution to the world.

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“St Mary’s is the perfect place to try new things, to improve the subjects you love and create long-lasting friendships. (Taggie, Year 8)”
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Head Dr. Felicia Kirk
School Type Senior school for girls
Senior Age Range 11 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational
Total Students 360