Moira House Girls School

Moira House Girls School

Address – Upper Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 7TE, United Kingdom

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School Type – Girls-only (with optional boarding)


Moira House was established in 1875 as a girls-only school. Students who are not able to travel to school and back daily have the option to stay at the schools dorms. Moira House accepts application from students between 2 to 18 years old for admission into preschool all the way to Year 13. The school is located in the south of London in Eastbourne and is about 2 hours away from London itself.

The school is well known for the performing arts and receives invitation to perform abroad every year in various countries including Australia, Canada, USA, Thailand, Dubai and Hong Kong.

Curriculum and Qualifications

GCSE courses are taken in Years 10 and 11. English, English Literature, Maths, Science (Single Science or separate Biology, Chemistry and Physics), French and Religious Studies (short course) are core subjects and girls select their remaining optional subjects from those on offer, giving a total of 9 or 10 subjects.

Optional subjects at GCSE include: German, Spanish, History, Geography, Economics, Drama, and Art and Design, etc.

In Sixth Form, students normally study 4 subjects to AS level and continue with 3 of these to A level.

A-Levels are offered in Business Studies, Drama and Theatre Studies, Economics, Further Mathematics, ICT, French, German, Spanish, Music, Photography, etc.


Moira House Girls School is situated in Eastbourne, an attractive holiday resort town on the South Coast. There are excellent direct road and rail links to London, and good accessibility to Heathrow and Gatwick, the UK’s leading international airports.