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St Mary’s Calne

Founded in 1873, St Mary’s Calne is a boarding and day school for around 350 girls aged 11–18. he school offers a transformative and empowering education in a relaxed environment.

Bethany School

Bethany School is a flourishing co-educational day and boarding school set on a rural campus in the beautiful Kent countryside.


King William’s College

AN ISLAND EDUCATION FOR A GLOBAL FUTURE. King William’s College is a unique school in a very special environment. The Isle of Man is beautiful, healthy and safe – an…


Sutton Valence School

  One School, many journeys No two children are exactly alike; they all have their individual talents, likes and dislikes. Sutton Valence recognises this and, from Nursery to Upper Sixth,…


Abbotsholme School

An Abbotsholme education is an education for life. Established in 1889 and set in beautiful, rural surroundings, Abbotsholme is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for ages 2-18. It…


Strathallan School

About the School: Founded a century ago, Strathallan School continues to thrive on the core values set out by the founder Harry Riley: “At Strathallan they aim to provide outstanding…


Christ’s Hospital

Christ’s Hospital is a remarkable school and offers pupils from all walks of life the opportunity to achieve their full academic potential and to develop their interests and talents in…


Sedbergh School

At Sedbergh we agree that the purpose of education is the making of the adult, the formation of the individual. More than that, it is equipping the individual to make…

King’s Ely

Introduction Steeped in 1000 years of tradition yet with a ‘cutting edge’ approach to education, King’s Ely welcomes each student to embark on an exciting journey. Whether they join at…

Withington Girls’ School

Withington Girls’ School was founded in 1890 by a small group of eminent and far-sighted Manchester families who wanted the same educational opportunities to be available for their daughters as were…

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Merchiston Castle School

A balanced curriculum, excellent pastoral care and a high A level pass rate make Merchiston one of the UK’s leading independent schools


Savannah College of Art and Design

Discover the university for creative career The Savannah College of Art and Design exists to prepare talented students for professional careers, emphasizing learning though individual attention in a positively oriented…


Shiplake College

Shiplake College is a thriving boarding and day school for boys aged 11-18, with girls joining in the Sixth Form. In September 2016 it welcomed a record 455 pupils to…

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Lancing College

A friendly and beautiful place to grow up. Pupils are happy, and unselfconsciously themselves. *Good Schools Guide 2015 Lancing College provides an exceptional all-round education in stunning surroundings just over…

Stonyhurst College

At Stonyhurst we offer unparalleled opportunities for the development of outstanding individuals. We believe that, with the right support, every single young person can achieve their personal best in all…

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Walhampton is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2 -13, Walhampton lies in ancient woodland on the southern edge of the New Forest, on the…


Kent College

Kent College is very successful in meeting its aims. The pupils' achievements and learning are excellent. Pupils achieve excellent results.