1 Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & the North

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 College

Ampleforth, York, , 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 ...

Bredon School

Pull Court, Bushley, Tewkesbury, , 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 ...

Cardiff Sixth Form College

1+3 Trinity Court, 21-27 Newport Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 0AA

With a reputation for outstanding educational achievement, excellent facilities and enriching extra-curricular activities,Cardiff Sixth Form College (CSFC) focuses on individual care, and inspires students to make the most of their unique talent ...

Dollar

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 excellence in p ...

Glenalmond College

Glenalmond, , 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

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 the ...

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Clarence Drive, Harrogate, , England, HG1 2QG

Founded in 1893, Harrogate Ladies' College is a boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, situated in the heart of a beautiful spa town on the edge of glorious countryside in North Yorkshire. We are immensely proud of the cultural diversity that makes ...

Kilgraston School

Kilgraston School, Bridge of Earn, , Scotland, PH2 9BQ

Kilgraston is a dynamic school. It is distinctive and remarkable and offers a world-class education that is both academic and personal. In 2015, Kilgraston School was named as the Sunday Times top performing independent school for the Scottish Highers Cur ...

Lancaster Royal Grammar School

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 ...

Lomond School

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. ...

Loretto School

1-7 Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, , Scotland, EH21 7RE

Scotland's oldest boarding school, Loretto is set in 85 acres of leafy campus just outside Edinburgh. It is the home to boarding and day pupils. This leading Scottish private boarding school provides an all-round education for just over 600 boys and girls ...

Malvern College

Malvern College, College Road, Malvern, , UK, WR14 3DF

"...where an education lasts a lifetime" Malvern College is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 13 – 18 where focus is on academic excellence and all round achievement, but also upon providing outstanding pa ...

Malvern St James Girls’ School

15 Avenue Road, Great Malvern, , 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 ...

Merchiston Castle School

294 Colinton Road, Colinton, , 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 ...

Monmouth School for Boys

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 ...

Monmouth School for Girls

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 ...

Mowden Hall

Newton, Stocksfield, , 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

Oundle School, New Street, Oundle, , 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 ...

Rossall School

Broadway, Fleetwood, , FY7 8JW

Rossall School is a co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 2-18 set on a stunning 160-acre Fylde coastal campus in the North West of England. Providing a traditional British education within a friendly supportive environment, we offer a ...

Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury, , 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 ...

St Leonards School

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 College, Stonyhurst, Nr.Clitheroe, , 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

Strathallan, Forgandenny, , 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 ...

The Davenport Lodge School

21 Davenport Road, Coventry, , 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 ...

The Downs, Malvern

The Downs, Brockhill Road, Colwall, Malvern, , UK, WR13 6ER

The Downs Malvern is a busy, vibrant and successful co-educational preparatory school for day and boarding children aged between 3 and 13 years. The school is situated on the Herefordshire side of the Malvern Hills on a striking rural 50 acre campus in Co ...

Uppingham School

Uppingham School, High Street West, Uppingham, , 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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