QM Past and Present
“My years at QM were a life-changing experience. Not only did I build lifelong friendships, I also found my passion – Music – under the wings of dedicated teachers.”
Jenny Lee, OMA Area Secretary
QM Family News
Annual Fund 2019
We are delighted to launch The Annual Fund 2019, designed to further enhance the girls’ life and experiences at School. Three carefully selected projects have been chosen which will benefit the whole School, providing both intellectual stimulation and inspiration whilst also enriching the very impor ...
QM Hosts First Independent Schools Nursing Conference
On Wednesday 30 January, Queen Margaret’s played host to the inaugural Independent Schools Nursing Conference. The brainchild of QM’s resident Senior Nurse, Helen Williams, the conference was created to respond to an emerging need to recognise health and well-being’s role in schools. ...
A Quiet Garden for QM
QM was absolutely delighted by the news that at its Annual General Meeting in October there was overwhelming support from the Old Margaretian Association (OMA) to fund the creation of a Quiet Garden in the very heart of the School grounds.The Quiet Garden will nurture spiritual and mental wellbein ...
Independent Girls’ School of the Year
Queen Margaret’s has been awarded Highly Commended Independent Girls’ School of the Year in the inaugural Independent School Parent Magazine Awards. The accolade was decided upon by a judging panel comprising leading figures from the sector in recognition of the depth, breadth and strength of the ov ...
Sue Baillie Appointed Head of Queen Margaret’s
The Board of Governors is delighted to announce that Sue Baillie has been appointed Head of Queen Margaret’s, York.Sue began her twenty-seven year teaching career in the North at Barnard Castle School and has had an affinity with the region ever since. ...
QM 'Inspiring Lives' Careers Event
This year's 'Inspiring Lives' careers event built on last year's success, with nine speakers from the QM Family visiting QM to share their experience and advice with girls from Years IV - UVI.The afternoon began with an inspiring talk from our Keynote Speaker Charlotte Spence, one of the world's lea ...
Holding Back The Years - Class of 1980
On a hot Sunday in July, we gathered back at QM to mark our ‘nearly 40 year’ reunion. For those who had left in 1978 after O Levels it was, of course, 40 years but for a few of us who stayed on for Lower or Upper Sixth Form it was not quite that, but we weren't going to be bothered by technicalities ...
Back To School - Class of 1998
I hope that I can speak for all of us in saying that the friendships we made at Queen Margaret’s have been some of the closest and most enduring that we have made throughout our lives. Earlier this year, with the 20 year mark fast approaching, we thought that it was an opportunity to go ‘back to Sch ...
Everlasting Friendships - Class of 1978
Twenty eight OMs celebrated 40 years (how did that happen – two score years!) since leaving QM at a special reunion tea held on 21 April 2018. The weather was perfect sunshine, and after the butterflies we all felt as we approached the front door, it was all excitement and squeals of delight at the ...
How Times Have Changed - Class of 1974
Thirty one OMs met at The Parsonage Hotel, Escrick (Lodge) for a lovely reunion on 30 September 2017. We enjoyed Prosecco with canapés, a delicious buffet lunch and lots of chatter and laughter which lasted well into the evening. ...
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