Marymount International School London

Founded in 1955, Marymount International London is part of a network of schools directed by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary.

Marymount International School London is an independent school for girls ages 11-18. It was founded in 1955 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) and is part of an international network of schools. It nurtures the potential of curious, creative young women of diverse faiths and backgrounds. We proudly stand as the first all-girls school in the United Kingdom to adopt the International Baccalaureate curriculum (MYP and IB Diploma), bringing together day and boarding students in a personal, dynamic, intellectually challenging, and supportive environment. Students are empowered to build their confidence, leadership skills, and sense to use their individual gifts and talents to serve the wider community and the world.
“Our Marymount campus, a lush seven-acre garden, is strategically located just twelve miles from Central London.”Marymount-International-School-London-students-outsideOur Marymount campus, a lush seven-acre garden, is strategically located just twelve miles from Central London. It boasts exceptional facilities including:
  • STEAM Hub,
  • Art and design studios equipped with a 3D printer, pottery wheel, screen printing and design software
  • Sports hall
  • Dance studio
  • Soundproofed music practice rooms
  • Tennis courts, and an All-Weather court
  • State-of-the-art Gym
  • Fully airconditioned library with university style study spaces,
  • Diploma lounge for Grade 12 students with relaxation, study and hot drink facilities
  • Chapel and multi faith prayer space
Ensuring our students have access to comprehensive resources for their academic and extracurricular pursuits.
The School’s challenging academic program is based on the International Baccalaureate curricula:
  • The Middle Years Programme (MYP) in Grades 6 to 10 encourages students to draw meaningful connections between eight broad and varied subject groups. With a central focus on developing conceptual understanding and effective approaches to learning (ATL) skills, the MYP is a student-centred, inquiry-based programme rooted in interdisciplinary learning.
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) for Grades 11 and 12 builds on the strong foundation of the MYP, leading to independent research opportunities as well as exceptional university placement within the UK and around the world.
Our commitment to academic excellence is reflected in the 'Excellent' rating awarded to us by the Independent School Inspectorate in their November 2022 inspection. We provide a bespoke, student-centred college counselling programme that has consistently led to successful placements in top universities in the UK and worldwide, instilling confidence in our students and their families about their prospects.
Marymount’s holistic approach to learning delivers a well-rounded education that encourages critical thinking, intercultural understanding, and participation in a wide array of interesting extracurricular offerings.It has robust transport service from London/surrounding areas, and boarding options (full, weekly, and flexi) are available.
Boarders are nutured in a home away from home setting where independence is encouraged. Activities like, baking, theatre trips, London sightseeing, trampolining and leadership coaching are regularly organised, and students can also take part in the Boarding Council to arrange extra events for each other and ensure their voices are heard.Marymount offers year-round rolling admission as space allows. The admissions section of the website, featuring an online application portal, provides all the information necessary to get started. Applicant families are encouraged to learn more about the School’s strong tradition of excellence by exploring the website, making contact by phone/email, and scheduling a campus/virtual tour.Marymount-International-School-London-arts

All-girls international school gains outstanding IB results for largest graduating class to date

Marymount-London-graduation-2024Marymount International School London is delighted to announce and celebrate another set of outstanding IB Diploma results for its graduating class. With a 100% pass rate and an average score of 36 points (global average 30 points), the Class of 2024 has performed brilliantly, and we could not be prouder of their achievements.Academic ExcellenceThis year's cohort of 58 students, the largest in Marymount’s 70-year history, achieved remarkable success, with a number of students achieving 43 points out of a possible 45. The School's commitment to bilingual education is evident in the 33% of students who earned Bilingual Diplomas, a testament to the diversity of the community and its long-standing commitment to multilingualism.Headmistress, Mrs Margaret Giblin, expressed immense pride in the students' achievements, stating, "These results are a reflection of our students' dedication and agency, the exceptional teaching staff, and the supportive learning environment we foster at Marymount. The potent synthesis of IB pedagogy and the educational vision of the RSHM has once again proved integral to our students achieving their potential. We are thrilled to see our graduates embark on the next chapter of their academic journey with such strong foundations."University DestinationsAs Marymount graduates move on to pursue their passions at top universities worldwide, they carry with them the values and skills instilled during their time at the school. Marymount is confident that these young individuals will make significant positive contributions to society and become future leaders in their chosen fields. Marymount graduates are set to attend some of the world's most prestigious universities, including:
  • Imperial College London UCL (University College London)
  • Cambridge University University of Bath
  • LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • University of Warwick
  • University of Exeter
  • Durham University
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Edinburgh
This diverse range of destinations highlights the breadth of interests and talents nurtured at Marymount, and the school's ability to prepare students for success in a variety of fields.  The school’s holistic approach to education, which emphasizes not only academic rigour but also personal development, creativity, and community engagement, has undoubtedly contributed to these exceptional results.Marymount students are actively involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities, from sports and the arts to service learning and leadership initiatives.
Tel: +44 (0)20 8949 0571Email: admissions@marymountlondon.comWebsite: www.marymountlondon.comHeadmistress: Mrs Margaret Giblin School type: Girls’ Day & Boarding Senior & Sixth FormAge range of girls: 11–18 yearsFees as at 25/03/2024:Day: £31,320 per annumWeekly Boarding: £50,760 per annumFull Boarding: £53,010 per annumAverage class size: 12Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:5

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