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6 boarding schools found

Bedford School // England +

The school aims to teach boys to think intelligently, act wisely and be fully engaged in a challenging and changing world. ...



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Scholarships
Music/Art/Academic/Bursaries available/Performing Arts/Sports
Boarding Tuition
£6,761 - £9,915 per term
Day Tuition
£3,799 - £5,862 per term
A-Level pass rate
79.4% A* - B; 92.9% A* - C
GCSE pass rate
63.7% A* - A; 96.2% A* - C
Russell group entrance
73%
IB Diploma Average
36
Setting
Suburban
Extracurricular programmes
Fencing/Golf/Squash/Shooting/Weight training/Cross-country/Athletics/Badminton/Water Polo/Rowing/Volunteering/Combined Cadet Force/Cricket/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Basketball/Tennis/Swimming/Sailing/Soccer/Music/Art/Theatre/Hockey/Rugby
Academic programmes
IB Diploma/GCSE/A-Level
Main language
English
Language courses offered
ESL / EAL/French
Boys
boys-only
Age of entry
7 +
Preparation course
Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes

CATS London // London +

Situated in the heart of academic London. It is close to the prestigious University of London colleges, as well as many cultural institutions, such as the ic...



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Day Tuition
£17,880 - £29,760
Boarding Tuition
£27,150 - £48,660
Scholarships
Academic
Average class size
12/8
Setting
Urban
Teacher - student ratio
1:12/1:8
Extracurricular programmes
Dance/Film Club/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Table tennis/Basketball/Horse-riding/Tennis/Swimming/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Rugby/Netball/Rowing/Badminton/Choirs
Academic programmes
International Year One/Fast-Track A level/Fast-Track GCSE/Academic English Programme/Fast-Track University Foundation Programme/Academic Summer Programmes/High School Term/University Foundation Programme/Pre-programme/A-Level
Main language
English
Language courses offered
ESL / EAL
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
14+
Age of entry to boarding houses
14+
Preparation course
UCAS Preparation/Yes - Oxbridge/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
No
Weekly boarding
No

King William's College // the Isle of Man +

Located on the Isle of Man, off the coast of England, the school provides a beautiful, safe environment as well as excellent teaching and a friendly atmosphere....



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Junior Boarding Tuition
£22,887 - £26, 343 per annum
Senior Boarding Tuition
£28,746 per annum
Junior Day Tuition
£13,887 - £17,343 per annum
Senior Day Tuition
£19,746 per annum
Scholarships
Available for up to 20% discount on tuition fees
IB Diploma Average
33.9
Total enrollment
379
Setting
Rural/Beach
Teacher - student ratio
1:8
Academic programmes
GCSE/IB Diploma/iGCSE
Extracurricular programmes
Theatre/Music/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Sport/Combined Cadet Force
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Latin
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
11
Age of entry to boarding houses
11
Preparation course
Yes - UK universities/Yes - US universities/Yes - other universities
Day pupils
Yes

Marymount International School // London +

Located on a beautiful private estate in the countryside near London, this small Catholic private school is an International Baccalaureate World School with a s...



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Boarding Tuition
£29,810 - £33,790
Day Tuition
£17,520 - £20,020
Scholarships
Academic/Art/Music/Performing Arts/Sports/All-Rounders
University entrance
93%
Oxbridge entrance
4%
Russell group entrance
58%
Average class size
11
Total enrollment
211
Setting
Suburban
Teacher - student ratio
1:5
Academic programmes
US High School Diploma/IB Diploma/IB Middle Years
Extracurricular programmes
Model United Nations/Orchestra/Choirs/Athletics/Badminton/Debating society/Basketball/Volleyball/Tennis/Music/Art/Theatre/Football
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Russian/Japanese/Mandarin/Arabic/Latin/ESL / EAL/French
Age of entry to boarding houses
11+/13+
Age of entry
11+/14+
Girls
girls-only
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/ACT/SAT Preparation/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes

Oakham School // England +

A-Levels or IB Oakham achieves impressive academic results at A Level and GCSE/IGCSE and is one of the UK’s Top Ten IB schools. ...



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Junior Boarding Tuition
£7,985 per term
Senior Boarding Tuition
£9,785 per term
Junior Day Tuition
£5,205 per term
Senior Day Tuition
£5,875 per term
Scholarships
Academic/Music/Performing Arts/Sports/All-Rounders/science/engineering
IB Diploma Average
36
A-Level pass rate
85% A*-B
GCSE pass rate
1/4 of students achieved straight A*/As/61.4% A*/A
Setting
Rural
Total enrollment
1065
Teacher - student ratio
1:7
Academic programmes
A-Level/GCSE/IB Diploma/iGCSE
Extracurricular programmes
Rugby/Hockey/Football/Theatre/Art/Music/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Combined Cadet Force/Film Club/yoga/Volunteering/Weekend social and activities programme/Choice of 30 types of Sport
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Mandarin/Greek/ESL / EAL/Computerised language Lab
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
10 +
Age of entry to boarding houses
10+
Preparation course
Yes - UK universities/Yes - US universities/Yes - other universities/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes

Sevenoaks School // England +

Located just half an hour away from London and nestled amid the lush Kent countryside, the school’s 100-acre campus is a haven where students grow both acade...



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Scholarships
Music/Academic/Performing Arts/Sports
Boarding Tuition
£33,156
Day Tuition
£20,763
Russell group entrance
70%
Oxbridge entrance
20%
GCSE pass rate
94% A* and A
University entrance
100%
Teacher - student ratio
1:8
Setting
Suburban
Total enrollment
1040
Average class size
15
Extracurricular programmes
Cricket/Dance/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Basketball/Tennis/Swimming/Sailing/Art/Theatre/Football/Hockey/Rugby/Netball/Combined Cadet Force/Badminton/Choirs/Orchestra/Golf/Fencing/Gymnastics
Academic programmes
IB Diploma
Language courses offered
French/Latin/Mandarin/Russian/German/Spanish/Hindi
Main language
English
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
13+/16+/11+
Age of entry to boarding houses
16+/11+/13+
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
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