UK boarding schools / residential independent private schools. English / British Boarding schools for girls, boys & sixth form colleges in England. CoEd boarding schools, alternative education high school near London. A-level courses, boarding international schools in the UK (Britain) & Europe / EU.
Located in the County of Kent, just east of London, Rochester Independent College (RIC) is a progressive alternative to conventional secondary education with a happily distinctive ethos.
Accepting day students from the age of 11 and boarders from 16, the focus is on exam success in a lively, supportive and informal atmosphere. Students are encouraged to be themselves and achieve exam results that often exceed their expectations.
The College has an atmosphere closer to university than school. About 65 of the College's 280 students are boarders. Our Halls combine the informality of a university residence with the supervision and pastoral support appropriate for young adults.
The College offers students the opportunity to thrive in an atmosphere of managed independence, and acts as a stepping stone between school and university.
Students who are 15 are considered if their 16th birthday falls within the first half term of the academic year. College accommodation is in either single or double rooms. All rooms have a direct telephone and internet connection.
RIC is accredited by the ISC (Independent Schools Council) and a member of the Independent Schools Association.
Testimonial: “I was so impressed with all the classes & teaching I saw and came away with a very positive view of the College, its ethos & aspirations for the students. The priority of teaching & learning was foremost and the students projected such a positive attitude towards their studies”
- Peter Read, Education Advisor
Founded in 1850, Bradfield College is a leading co-educational, independent boarding school for students ages 13 to 18 from throughout the UK and international students.
Located in the village of Bradfield in the Berkshire countryside, our school is only one hour west of London. We have earned a well-established reputation due to our provision of academic excellence and a well-rounded education.
Boys and girls enter Bradfield at 13 years of age or older, and many more join our popular and vibrant Sixth Form. We now offer a choice of either the IB Diploma or A Levels at Sixth Form Level. Scholarships, Awards and Bursary schemes are available for admissions at both 13+ and 16+.
Every student has a personalised programme of study that is inspired by passionate, expert, and engaging teaching. We aim to provide an excellent academic education, cultivate their personal development, and prepare them for adult life by encouraging them to think for themselves.
At Bradfield College, our accommodation and pastoral care are of a very high standard, and we aim to make boarding life a natural extension of family life at home. There are a small number of places for day pupils who are fully integrated members of one of the boarding houses.
3. EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses
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EduKick, Inc is a leading organization that provides international football academies, academic year soccer boarding schools, monthly & summer camps abroad, with the aim of equipping young student soccer players for life’s challenges in a way no other experience can.
As well as being prepared for a competitive international soccer environment, our students also learn a deep appreciation for a new language and culture.
EduKick Manchester - Football & Education Courses invites English and non-English speaking soccer players from around the world to join our unique soccer boarding school in Manchester in North West England.
We welcome boys and girls ages 13+ to join our academic year-long and half-academic year soccer boarding programs, as well as monthly and weekly soccer camps. Our long-term programs combine academic studies with daily football training from professional coaches.
EduKick's programs are available in the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Mexico, China, Brazil, Israel, Canada and the U.S.
Parent Testimonial: "For Cody, Edukick was a truly amazing experience! He met other boys from all over the world and made lasting friendships. The soccer training and facilities were excellent." - Patti, Mother of Cody - Canada
With our headquarters in New York City, THINK Global School is the world’s first global, traveling high school! There is no other school like TGS on the planet.
Designed for 10-12th Grade students from the U.K., the U.S. and around the globe, our school year consists of 3 terms, each held in a different country. Our students have the unique opportunity to delve into the history and culture of these fantastic international locations.
Authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, our mission is to provide a challenging academic experience for multinational students in a multicultural learning environment, with a specific focus on engaging with the local culture in each of our host cities.
During the academic year 2014-15, we are in New Zealand, Costa Rica & Greece, while in previous years we have been situated in Australia, Sweden, Japan, China, Germany, Argentina, and the U.S. among others.
TGS students are competitively selected from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing more than 20 different countries of citizenship and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.
THINK Global School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.
Expert Testimonial: "The collective energy that the students at TGS possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!" - TGS Residential Advisor
The UK’s No. 1 choice for international students – More international students choose to study at Bellerbys College than any other college or school in the UK.
Bellerbys College has over 55 years’ experience in successfully preparing international students for university in the UK, delivering consistently excellent academic results and progressing students to top Universities with outstanding progression rates across all programmes.
We aim to educate young people to the highest academic standard, in a safe, enjoyable and friendly environment that enables students to fulfil their academic potential and achieve their personal goals.
Our specialist colleges in Oxford, Cambridge and London and our modern boarding school in Brighton offer excellent state-of-the-art facilities and expert, specialist teachers. We attract students from all over the world, from as young as 13 because of our outstanding results and the college’s modern and stimulating environment.
Pre-GCSE and 1 Year GCSE
GCSE Pathway Programme
- Art and Design
- Business, Finance and Management
- Business with Law
- Business with Marketing
- Chemical Engineering
- Engineering & Computer Science
- Management & Computing Systems Foundation
- Science and Pharmacy
Undergraduate Year 1 in Business and Management
English Language Preparation Programme
Bellerbys Summer School
Situated in the London Borough of Brent in northwest London, St Paul’s is an independent school offering an outstanding, all-round education for gifted boys ages 13-18, with day programmes for boys from Year 9-13, and boarding facilities available for boys of 16+ (Year 11 upwards). The School has a strong academic tradition to which staff are committed.Boarding has always been part of the school's provision and continues to play an important role here for many families. We offer full, weekly and flexi boarding options.
As well as accommodating boys for whom the daily commute to this part of London would be impractical, we have a number of boys whose parents have relocated abroad or to other parts of the UK.
At St. Paul's, we believe a good education must also develop character and a sense of values, and must strike the right balance between the intellectual, physical and spiritual. With this aim in view, we offer extensive sporting facilities and a wide range of extra-curricular activities to cater for each individual pupil.
Wellington School, located in Wellington, Somerset (140 miles west of London), is a co-educational independent day school for Nursery, Junior, Senior and Sixth Form pupils which also offers boarding facilities for students from the age of 10 upwards. Starting at the age of three, Wellington Junior School offers the widest range of academic, creative, social and sporting opportunities in these crucial formative years.
Wellington Senior School follows with outstanding, all round education for day pupils and boarders, right up to age 18. In fee levels and A/B grades at A level, Wellington ranks in the top 10 schools nationally for value for money.
Dedicated House Staff and a personal tutor for each pupil oversee every aspect of a student’s welfare and academic progress and, as in all good partnerships, high standards of courtesy and mutual respect are expected and encouraged. Students register in house groups and attend house meetings, chapels and assemblies together to create a strong sense of belonging.
Kent College Preparatory School & Kent College Pembury is a leading independent girls' boarding and day school with a Senior School (ages 11-18) and Prep School (ages 3-11) sharing the same site in Kent, in the south-east of England.
As well as providing an excellent learning environment, Kent College offers a secure and happy home for boarders. At KC, family-run boarding houses provide spacious, comfortable accommodation and there is a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in all houses. Our boarders come from all over the world and we maintain a good balance of British and international girls in houses and classes.
Most girls are full boarders who stay at weekends, whilst a number of local girls are weekly boarders who go home on Friday evenings. Flexi-boarders pay on a per-night basis.
The Senior curriculum is planned with due regard to the Key Stage 3 (KS3) National Curriculum, although we provide a greater variety of subjects. Students in Years 10 and 11 are usually aged 14 to 16 and follow the two-year GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) course with public examinations at the end of Year 11. In Sixth Form, students can choose from a variety of A-level options.
Located in Turners Hill, West Sussex, just 50 km from London, Worth School is a Benedictine (Catholic) boarding and day school catering for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18. Boarding Programmes are available for boys from Year 7 (age 11) upwards, and for girls as of Year 9 (age 13). Students who come to Worth have the opportunity to grow into young men and women who know what it means to belong and the importance of mutual respect and concern for others.
Living together enables young people to develop a better understanding of and respect for others. The boarding experience at Worth available for boys as of year 7 and for girls as of year 9 aims to develop the academic, cultural and physical talents of each individual within a community which places the highest possible value on mutual respect and tolerance. Our flexible weekend policy allows students either to go home on a Saturday or to remain in school where a number of activities are offered.
Each boarding House has its own unique family atmosphere. In the lower Years, students share dormitories/rooms, whilst students in the Sixth Form have individual study bedrooms.
- Boarding Programmes for boys (ages 11+) and girls (ages 13+)
- Day Programmes for boys and girls (ages 11-18)
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Senior School
- Sixth Form
- International Baccalaureate Programme
- Learning Support Classes
- English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Situated in Stover, South Devon, in the South West of England, Stover School is a leading private boarding school for girls and boys ages 7 to 18 years, with day programmes for 3-18 year olds. Our safe & beautiful surroundings provide multiple opportunities for imagination, enquiry, exercise, competition and fun.
Stover has a happy boarding community in which boarders can enjoy life in a relaxed, shared environment. Boarders live in Mansion House or Park House. Younger pupils live in dormitories where they develop friendships that can last a lifetime.
Single or double study bedrooms are available for our Sixth Formers. Each boarding house is staffed by a Housemistress, an Assistant and an Assistant Tutor who all contribute towards offering a wide variety of fun activities. Flexible boarding is available to all our day girls either regularly, for one or two nights per week or as a one off sleep-over, or perhaps more if parents are away. Flexi-boarding boys are placed with local English host families, ensuring that our pupils have someone close at hand to care for them.