Having looked at many schools, it was the catholic ethos and approach to girls’ education that was a marked difference. Others spoke similar words, but Mayfield lived and demonstrated the words.

Parent Survey 2023

Exceptional qualities
of compassion and caring.

About Mayfield


73% A*-B Grades at
A Level


Rated 'excellent' in our latest ISI Report


Digital Literacy

Innovate sessions enable girls to get ‘hands on’ with emerging technologies

Creative Arts

Our Ceramics Studio is among the best in Europe

Pastoral and Spiritual

Built on the principles of trust, respect and support for each member of the community


Winning more national titles than any other school

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My Story So Far...

At Mayfield, we are very proud of our alumnae and their achievements. We hope you will enjoy reading a small selection of their stories so far. 

Chelsea Henshaw

Class of 2018
"From Year 7, we were actively encouraged to take part in a wide variety of activities and to try new things so that we could get a feel for what we liked. I really benefited from broadening my experiences at Mayfield. I was introduced to new things and have enjoyed the opportunity to develop my interests and talents."

Read XX's Story about Chelsea Henshaw
Harriet Minter

Class of 2000 is a journalist and broadcaster, specialising in female leadership. Harriet founded and edited the Guardian's Women in Leadership section, which focuses on women in the workplace, and now writes for them on Women in Tech. She is also a columnist for Psychologies magazine and hosts The Badass Women's Hour on TalkRadio. She has also written for publications including The Times, Huffington Post, and The Pool.

Read XX's Story about Harriet Minter
Catherine Whitlock

Class of 1983
"Making life-long friendships would be top of the list, closely followed by music. I sang in Schola with Mr Pont and have sung ever since. The power of a good and influential teacher is often stated but not overrated."

Read XX's Story about Catherine Whitlock
Giovanna Forte

Class of 1981 is a Medtech entrepreneur who co-founded Forte Medical with her brother Dr Vincent Forte, retired NHS GP. Their ambition was to bring Vincent’s innovation Peezy Midstream to clinical settings the world over, transforming an overlooked but common routine diagnostic process whilst improving infection control, patient safety and introducing cost-savings. All of this whilst helping to fight the growing crisis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Read XX's Story about Giovanna Forte
Camilla Le May

Class of 1992 
Camilla is an award-winning Sculptor, specialising in wildlife. Her work has been exhibited by established galleries since 2000 and bought by private collectors worldwide. She has won awards from the British Sporting Art Trust, the Society of Wildlife Artists and was recently shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year.

Read XX's Story about Camilla Le May

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