Joining our schools

We’re continuing to accept applications to join Harrogate Ladies’ College, Highfield Prep School and Highfield Pre-School and are able to welcome prospective families for carefully planned, socially distanced tours and personal visits. 

Please call +44 (0) 1423 537045 or email or visit the Admissions Section of our website to find out more.

HLC – policies

School Policies

You can find below policies for our family of leading independent schools. If you have any questions about our policies or would like any additional information, please feel free to contact us.  

Coronavirus (covid-19) policies

We have developed and appended some of our school policies to reflect the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you have any questions regarding these policies you can contact our COVID-19 Contingency Planning Team via  

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Risk Assessment

Harrogate Ladies’ College Remote Learning Policy 

Highfield Remote Learning Policy 


general policies


Admissions Policy Whole School

Anti-Bullying Policy

Attendance Policy

Behaviour Policy

Bereavement Policy 

Boarder’s Handbook

Boarding Handbook

Boarding Statement of Principles

Complaints Policy Pupils

Complaints Policy Whole School

Curriculum Policy

Disability Policy

Educational Visits Policy

English as an Additional Language Policy

Equality Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Examinations – Appeals Procedure for Non-examined Assessments

Expulsion, Removal and Review Policy

Health and Safety Policy Whole School (Without appendices) 

Health and Safety Policy Whole School (Appendices 1-20) 

Health and Safety Policy Whole School (Appendices 21-41) 

Lockdown Policy Procedure

Missing Pupils Policy

Parent Agreement

Parent Code of Conduct

Pupil Acceptable Use of ICT And E-Safety Policy

Risk Assessment Policy for Pupil Welfare

Safeguarding Policy Whole School

School Uniform and Sixth Form Dress Code Policy 

Security, Access Control, Workplace Safety and Lone Working Policy

SEND Policy

Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) Policy 

Smoking, Alcohol and the Misuse of Drugs and Substances Policy

Staff IT Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) 

Staff No-smoking Policy

Visitor Policy

Wellness Centre – Administration of Medicines Policy

Wellness Centre – Eating Disorders Policy

Wellness Centre – First Aid Policy Whole School

Wellness Centre – Healthy Eating Policy

Whole School Staff List

Formal complaints received during previous academic year: 2