Queen Margaret's School
At Queen Margaret’s School we create accomplished life-long learners who make positive impacts on the world. We offer an all-girls Senior School (8-12, boarding and day), co-ed Junior School (Kindergarten-Grade 7) and co-ed Early Childhood Education Program. Our campus and welcoming boarding residence for girls in Grades 6-12 is situated on 27 picturesque acres campus in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, and is home to Canada’s only optional on-campus equestrian English riding program. QMS’ Equestrian Program provides training opportunities for recreational riders and elite equestrian athletes alike, while meeting the needs of a diverse equestrian focused community through the provision of a variety of equestrian based academic courses. As a globally-minded community, QMS provides enriched educational experiences and unique programs that prepare students for university, for higher education, for life.
Living Arrangements: Boarding
Gender: All girls
Main Language: English
Average Class Size: 16
Principal's Message: Our dynamic community thrives because we are aware of the links between an engaging learning environment and strong academic performance. Diverse learning opportunities that include Fine Arts, Athletics, Community Service and Riding, are clearly connected to strong character development. Our positive learning and living culture emphasizes the relationship between our efforts and reaching our goals.
To those hoping to join us at QMS, we are looking forward to getting to know you better. Please, connect with us.
Mrs. Wilma Jamieson
Head of School
Upcoming Events: Admissions Events
Horse Day at the PNE, Vancouver, BC - August 27, 2016
Spruce Meadows in Calgary, AB - September 7-11, 2016
Testimonials: "QMS taught me to speak my mind no matter the consequences, I found this skill invaluable. QMS also taught me the importance of friendship and loyalty and these values still hold true for me today."
- Jennifer Spencer, Class of '82
"I feel a debt of gratitude to QMS for the education, teachers & the whole QMS experience that sent me out in the world with a solid foundation. Not to mention treasured friendships!"
- Catherine Dunik, Class of '84
"QMS' caring teachers challenged and encouraged me to go far beyond my own expectations. It was exactly what I needed to develop the tenacity required to succeed at anything in life."
- Erin Bell (nee Watkins), Class of '95