1 Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & the North
From the heart of England to Scotland's northern shores parents will find schools offering education that is seven days a week; the very best of boarding. Campuses set in rugged landscape, rolling hills or Wordsworth's Lakes where pupils achieve excellent exam results whilst being in the perfect setting for those who find the tempo of London school life either stifling or pressured.
When families want to meet journey times can be so much less than imagined. Motorways, train stations and airports connect home and school or, when combined with the hotels and B & B that abound in scenic places, can make a weekend visit a mini-holiday.
Ampleforth, York, Yorkshire, England, YO62 4ER
"I have found the school excellent in drawing out the real talents of the students as individuals whether these be academic, sporting, musical or in areas like leadership and compassion. These talents are all important and need room to grow." Parent At A ...
51 Bootham, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7BU
Bootham offers Full and Weekly Boarding and Day Education to boys and girls from 11–18, together with day education from the age of 3 at Bootham Junior School. There are now over 470 pupils in the Senior School and 130 day pupils in the Junior School. ...
Pull Court, Bushley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, GL20 6AH
Bredon is a unique school with a very special reputation for helping children of all abilities to achieve their potential. We focus as much on the development of the whole person, as the academic person and we offer a wide range of qualifications and extr ...
1+3 Trinity Court, 21-27 Newport Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 0AA
CARDIFF SIXTH FORM - TOP INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IN THE UK 2017 Cardiff Sixth Form College has again been ranked the top independent school in the UK by the Times Newspapers for 2017. 92% of students achieved A*-A grades and 99% A*-B and 19 have confirme ...
Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Central Scotland, FK14 7DU
This all-through school accepts boarders from the age of nine and, in our opinion, it is well worth considering as an option for your son or daughter. Dollar Academy is recognised as one of the world's leading schools; distinguished by its excel ...
Glenalmond, Perth, Scotland, PH1 3RY
Academic achievement is central to any school and we are justly proud of our record. Our results at both GCSE and A Level are consistently strong and the vast majority of our pupils gain entry to the university of their choice. When it comes to examinatio ...
Gordonstoun, Elgin, Moray, UK, IV30 5RF
As well as preparing students for exams, Gordonstoun prepares them for life. The school’s uniquely broad curriculum encourages every individual to fulfil their potential academically, but it does more than that. It encourages students to fulfil their pot ...
25 Broadway North, Walsall, WS1 2QG
East Road, Lancaster, LA1 3EF
Lancaster Royal Grammar SchoolLRGS is a fabulous school which offers a wealth of opportunities to all boys. Besides academic progress, skills and interests are nurtured and developed which adds to the confidence of pupils. Boys and parents are very proud ...
10 Stafford Street, Helensburgh, Scotland, G84 9JX
A superb quality of life Lomond School is a co-educational independent school, for children aged 3 to 18 years, positioned in the elegant suburbs of the coastal town of Helensburgh located only 10 minutes from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. ...
Malvern College, College Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK, WR14 3DF
A leading independent boarding school for boys and girls aged 13 to 18. Malvern College is rooted in the best of tradition but is forward-looking and ambitious for its future. Academic results are excellent and through the extensive co-curriculum ...
15 Avenue Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, WR14 3BA
At Malvern St James we ask our girls 'Who Do You Want To Be?' and help them achieve their ambitions with an education that is aspirational and rigorous, set within the framework of a happy, caring and supportive community. We provide the stimulus and chal ...
294 Colinton Road, Colinton, Edinburgh, England, EH13 0PU
‘A balanced curriculum, excellent pastoral care and a high A level pass rate make Merchiston one of the UK’s leading independent schools’ – www.ukboardingschools.com Merchiston is the only boys’ independent boarding school i ...
Almshouse Street, Monmouth, NP25 3XP
Now in its 401st year, Monmouth School, one of the UK's leading independent boarding and day schools, provides outstanding opportunities for boys. Set in beautiful countryside on the border of Wales and England, the School is nationally renowned for its s ...
Hereford Road, Monmouth, NP25 5XT
Haberdashers' Monmouth School for Girls is one of the UK's top independent boarding and day schools offering a nurturing and aspirational environment. Filled with energy and happiness, there is a sense that pupils can achieve extraordinary things with the ...
Newton, Stocksfield, Northumberland, England, NE43 7TP
Mowden Hall's aim is to provide a first class education, in which every child is given the opportunity to achieve his or her potential within a broad range of academic, cultural and sporting pursuits. Above all, we believe that our high expectations, exce ...
Oundle School, New Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire, UK, PE8 4AB
Oundle School is one of Britains leading co-educational boarding and day schools. It is situated in the quintessentially English market town from which it takes its name, about 90 kilometres north of London. Its buildings, dating from the 17th to the 21st ...
Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, SY3 7BA
Set in the heart of England Shrewsbury is a unique school in many ways. We are committed to strong academic standards and we believe in a vision of holistic education, as demonstrated through an incredible range of different activities and societies. We ...
Newton, Porthcawl, CF36 5NR
South Street, St Andrews, Scotland, KY16 9QJ
Situated in the heart of St Andrews, St Leonards is a thriving co-ed school that offers outstanding day and boarding education from 5 – 18 years. It provides a world of opportunity, combining exceptional academic and co-curricular achievement with a frien ...
Stonyhurst College, Stonyhurst, Nr.Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, BB7 9PZ
Stonyhurst is a coeducational Catholic boarding and day school guided by the principles of the Society of Jesus. This means that we attach particular importance to emotional and spiritual development as well as academic excellence. Any boy or girl who wou ...
Strathallan, Forgandenny, Perth, Scotland, PH29EG
Strathallan is unique not just because it consistently delivers outstanding academic success but it offers an outstanding all-round education. It has a truly welcoming and friendly environment with a strong sense of community. What's more, it supports and ...
21 Davenport Road, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV5 6QA
The school promotes high academic and personal goals for boys and girls aged 3 to 8 years, and children are prepared for external selective examinations at 7 and 8. Davenport Lodge has a long history of scholarship success. Effective partnerships between ...
Uppingham School, High Street West, Uppingham, Rutland, UK, LE15 9QE
The facts: Uppingham is a seven day a week boarding school for 800 girls and boys aged 13-18. There are nine boys’ 13-18 boarding houses, five for girls, and one for Sixth Form girls only. It has state-of-the-art science, music and sport facilities, ...
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