Francis Holland School- Regent’s Park
Overview of Francis Holland School and 11 Plus information
|Address||Francis Holland School, Clarence Gate, London, NOW1 6XR|
|School Type||All girls|
|Entrance Exam||The London 11+ Consortium Test|
|Exam Information||The London 11+ Consortium Test Information|
Francis Holland School – Overview
Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park, a day school for girls aged 11 to 18 was founded in 1878 by the Reverend Canon Francis Holland. It has been located in its present accommodation in Ivor Place, London since 1915. The school is governed by the Francis Holland Schools Trust, which is also responsible for the sister school which was founded in 1881 And is located close to Sloane Square, London.
The school has an Anglican tradition and foundation, but welcomes pupils from all cultures and traditions. Assemblies, church services and school concerts are held in St Cyprian’s Church. Refurbishment and expansion has provided for modernisation of the physics laboratories, an additional art studio, four new classrooms and anew performance area.
The school aims to provide a broad and balanced academic education, enabling pupils to develop self-confidence and extend their skills and talents across a range of different areas. It sees its religious foundation as providing a moral basis for its work, assisting pupils to develop their personal values within a friendly and supportive environment. The school expects pupils to play a part in the life of the school community, according to their individual strengths and interests at the same time fulfilling their individual potential.
Entry to the school is by examination and interview, together with a reference from the pupil’s current school. The ability profile is above the national average
Pupils come from central London and the surrounding boroughs. A few pupils are from minority ethnic groups.