The Maynard School

The Maynard School

Day School

Exeter, UK

Type of School: Private Girls Day School

Available Courses: A Level

Admission Age: 16-17

Number of Students: 440

Accommodation: Homestay

Year Established: 1658


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The Maynard school for girls is the 3rd oldest girl’s school in the UK. An academically selective school, our students achieve outstanding examination results year-on-year and we are currently the leading independent day school for girls in the South West.

Our outstanding pastoral care and our team of dedicated, talented teachers mean that we can help each student to develop in her own way. Enjoyment of school is paramount, as happy students achieve great things both in and out of the classroom

Key Facts:

  • Ranked 60th in the top independent schools in the UK by The Telegraph
  • Up to 100% of students can enter their first-choice university, and 80% of students enter the Russell Group.
  • Top independent school in the South West
  • The Maynard Girls’ School Orchestra was the only school band in the southwest of UK to perform at the beginning of the 2015 World Cup
  • Notable Alumni: Clare Morall – novelist and winner of the Booker Prize, Jane Gibson – biochemist and professor at Cornell University