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Expert guidance on education for girls

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Welcome to MyDaughter – experts on raising girls

The site aims to provide up-to-date information, expert opinion and useful advice on all aspects of educating and raising girls.

It is brought to you by the Girls’ Schools Association whose members represent the leading girls’ schools in the UK. The Heads and staff of these schools have dedicated much of their professional lives to the education and care of girls. With hundreds of thousands of girls passing through their care each year they can offer a wealth of practical information and advice to parents based on real experience.

This is an exciting time for girls to be growing up. Our daughters have expectations and choices that we never had. They will expect to participate fully in shaping tomorrow’s world. As parents we need to ensure that they are well prepared for their global responsibilities as well as their personal challenges and opportunities. We hope that the MyDaughter website will help you and your daughter make ambitious and informed choices.

Sheila Cooper
Executive Director
Girls’ Schools Association

All of the MyDaughter schools are part of the family of 1,280 accredited schools in the UK represented by the Independent Schools Council (ISC). The ISC provides information and advice for parents on choosing a school, fee assistance, bursaries and scholarships, how to apply and other general information about the independent sector.

MyDaughter schools are accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) which is the body approved by the Secretary of State for Education and Skills for the purpose of inspecting independent schools in ISC under Section 162A of the Education Act 2002.

The Girls’ Schools Association is the professional association of the heads of independent girls’ schools in the UK. It is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Company Registered Number 2403333. The Registered Office is 130 Regent Road, Leicester LE1 7PG.