Boarding Schools

Sherborne Girls

Overview Sherborne Girls is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 11 to 18 years old, located in Sherborne, North Dorset, England. There are currently 485 pupils. One of the UK’s few full boarding schools. over 90 per cent of Sherborne Girls’ pupils board in the seven boarding houses. The school has a …

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Uppingham School

Uppingham School

Nestled deep in the beautiful Rutland countryside, and an intrinsic part of the mellow stone market town of Uppingham, Uppingham school provide a real alternative for any London parent looking for a quality education for their child away from the hustle and bustle of city life.  Far from dull, however, Uppingham boasts its own theatre, …

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Abbotsholme School

Abbotsholme School

Abbotsholme, in Staffordshire, has a tangible warmth. Pupils and staff are relaxed and focused.  The school has its own farm and children can stable their own horses at the school.  Abbotsholme caters both for very academic children and those who are less so. Like Gordonstoun, it is part of the round square group, so children …

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Ampleforth College


Founded in 1802 by Benedictine monks, Ampleforth has grown exponentially both in terms of student numbers and the buildings that they occupy. Ampleforth is a catholic school but take pride in the varied intake over recent years. Few schools can compete with Ampleforth in terms of having such beautiful grounds. The school buildings are arranged …

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progressive schools

Bedales School

Founded in 1893 Bedales is renowned for its liberal ethos, relaxed attitude, fashionable parents and famous alumni. The point of Bedales is emphatically not in academic results; however, everyone wants to pass some exams. They believe in education being about education, learning and inspiring the desire to learn. Particularly strong subjects are English and history. …

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Beneden School


Founded in 1923, Benenden was established to be a ‘happy school with personal integrity and service to others always in mind, where everybody would be given the chance to follow her own interests’. Nestled in the Kent countryside, surrounded by 240 acres of beautiful parkland, manicured gardens, sports fields and a 400 year old forest …

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Bryanston School


Bryanston is an exceptionally beautiful red brick country house that stands in 400 acres of magnificent north Dorset countryside at the end of a long leafy drive. Where some schools might rejoice in a reputation for academia, sports or the arts, today Bryanston excels at all three with an understated pride and a focus on individual …

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Canford School


A gem of a school in a setting of beauty in rural Dorset, Canford is totally unpretentious despite its many advantages. The main school building is a grade I-listed manor house that was re-designed by Sir Charles Barry, architect of the houses of parliament, in the 19th century. It is a properly mixed school, with girls …

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Charter House School


Charterhouse is one of the original seven English public schools and is situated near to Godalming in Surrey. It was founded by Thomas Sutton in London in 1611 on the site of the old Carthusian monastery at Charterhouse Square, London, and moved to its present site in 1872. The great emphasis at Charterhouse is on contributing: less academic students …

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