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
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.
3. EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses
Courses / Programs
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
Located 31 miles north of Cardiff, in Brecon, Wales, Christ College is one of Britain's oldest and most prestigious academic institutions, and is an independent day & boarding school for boys and girls ages 11-18. We provide a comprehensive Secondary school program for both day and boarding students from Years 7-13. Christ College is a popular choice for those seeking a school that offers high academic standards and real personal development in a warm friendly environment, set in a stunning location.
Our aim is to provide facilities, opportunities, and experiences that will enable all pupils to develop high standards in all personal qualities: tolerance of others, regardless of gender, race, or creed. Overseas pupils are a valued part of Christ College, enhancing the educational and cultural experience.
At Christ College we have highly qualified and committed staff with a generous 1:9 teacher:pupil ratio. With small class sizes, our staff are able to give the individual care and attention that every pupil needs and deserves. Our community is a small one and is closely knit in which pupils strive for their own successes but are equally keen to support one another and to celebrate each other's gifts and abilities.
Boarding and Day Programmes for Boys & Girls Ages 11-18:
- Junior Curriculum (Years 7, 8 & 9)
- Middle School Curriculum (Years 10 & 11)
- Sixth Form Curriculum
- Wide range of extra-curricular activities
Core subjects include:
- Information Technology
- English, Latin or Welsh
- Physical Education
- PSE and Religious Studies...
Stanborough Secondary School in Stanborough Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, in the East region of England, is an independent, co-educational school with a strong and established academic tradition. The Seventh Day Adventist Christian roots of the school make it welcoming to all faiths and pupils from around the world. With over 40 nationalities of students ages 3-18, Stanborough is often referred to as the United Nations. Our spacious boarding school provides accommodation for over 60 boarders from ages 11-18.
It is not unusual for students to share a room with someone who comes all the way from Australia, Asia, Africa, America or other parts of Europe to seek the benefits of a British education. Located in over 40 acres of beautiful parkland and only 30 minutes from London, the school provides the ideal setting for learning.
By placing emphasis on a wide range of cultures and curriculum choices, we aim to develop our pupils in as many ways as possible. The School offers a balanced and challenging education, which will stand our pupils in good stead in their future careers and within the community at large.
K-12 International Secondary School for Boys & Girls Ages 3-18:
- Day Programmes (Ages 3-18)
- Boarding Programmes (Ages 11-18)
- International Senior School (Ages 11-18)
- International Baccalaureate (16+)
- Summer English School for students aged 11-16
- Study Courses
- English Literature, English History or English (ESL) courses for international students
With campuses in desirable locations throughout Central London (Kensington, Hampstead, and Westminster), Southbank International School offers quality International Baccalaureate education to students from the U.K. and around the world (ages 3-18).
We offer the continuity of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum throughout all grades, and we are very proud to be the first school in the UK accredited to deliver all three IB programmes (Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and Diploma Programme).
We are a truly international, co-ed school and our students represent more than 70 different nationalities. Many of our students speak two or more languages.
Taunton School is an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls ages 0-18 years. Located in the heart of Somerset in the south west of England, we provide a comprehensive co-educational primary & secondary school programme with boarding options for students from the Preparatory Stage and up (ages 7-18). GCSE's, AS and A levels at Sixth Form are all offered in Senior School, as well as the increasingly popular International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
There are 5 boarding houses at Taunton School. Each one offers a distinctive experience, overseen by House Staff and a team of committed tutors. It is a considerable benefit that our large, attractive campus accommodates all of the boarding houses. Access to the wide-ranging, excellent facilities is therefore very convenient.
Close friends on hand, abundant sporting and cultural activities, access to extensive resources and the opportunity to develop skills and friendships beyond those offered in the home environment are just some of the advantages of life at Taunton School. We offer a friendly, relaxed environment that gives an enormous range of advantages to the pupils in our care.
Boarding is a modern, relevant experience and our boarders leave Taunton School as well rounded citizens, equipped to succeed in a fast changing and competitive world.
9. International School of Creative Arts, Buckinghamshire
Courses / Programs
The International School of Creative Arts (ISCA) is a specialist co-educational day and boarding school that provides a 2 year A-Level programme, a 1 year Art Portfolio programme and an intensive summer diploma programme aimed at international and UK students ages 16+ years who wish to study art at university.
Set on 20-acres of landscaped gardens in Wexham, Buckinghamshire (30 minutes west of Greater London), and run in association with the University of the Arts London, ISCA is the only secondary school in the world that offers access to Central Saint Martins’ Foundation Plus course directly from A-Level studies. This is an intensive summer programme which affords the same qualification as the renowned Central Saint Martins’ one-year Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.
The school actively encourages students to engage in extracurricular activities with an Enrichment Programme that builds on both academic and personal development. We believe that school life should not only provide a high standard of education in the classroom but also the opportunity to learn the broader skills needed to lead a rich and rewarding life.
Greenfields Independent Day & Boarding School is an ISA-approved private school in East Sussex in south-east England. Conveniently located just 30 miles from London and 30 miles from Brighton, we have a fully licensed and accredited Montessori based Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle School (K-8) and 6th Form. Boarders are accepted from the age of 10, and day students from the age of 2.
At Greenfields, we utilise proven study methods (Study Technology) and a strong moral code (The Way to Happiness) ensuring happy students, no bullying, no drugs and successful graduates. Students an all-round education for life, including National Curriculum and English Language (EFL) unit with excellent academic results. With a high staff-student ratio, students are guaranteed individual all-round service.
Greenfields believes that the purpose of education is to enable and empower individuals to gain far greater affinity with the world around them through a love of knowledge in its various forms. Learning is interwoven with living. A full and rich understanding of the various subjects and aspects of life should be part of any healthy education.
Day & Boarding School Programmes for Boys & Girls ages 2-18:
- Lower School (up to 11 years old)
- Lower Senior School (11 to 14 years old)
- Upper Senior School (14 to 18 years old)
- Sixth Form College (16 to 18 years old)
- A Level Programmes
- English as a Foreign Language
- Summer School for junior and senior students
- Standard National Curriculum subjects