UK Boarding Schools Advice

A modern UK boarding school education turns out well-rounded young people, with good qualifications, a breadth of interests, confidence and independence – a true English boarding school education for life. British boarding education is a popular choice for many UK and overseas families.

We offer:

  • FREE impartial advice on choosing the best boarding school for your child
  • Guidance on ‘what to look for’ when selecting a UK boarding school
  • A personally recommended list of boarding schools appropriate to each child

In a UK Boarding School your child to experience the sheer self-belief abd motivation that comes from the belief that they can succeed, in an environment that offers independence, success, individuality, team work, self sufficiency, lifetime friendships and confidence and achievement in a wide range of activities.


Featured Schools
Malvern St James Girls’ School
No. 3 in the UK for independent girls’ boarding. (ISC and The Guardian data 2014)
Abbotsholme School
Set in beautiful, rural surroundings, in the centre of the UK, yet only one hour from Manchester and Birmingham, Abbotsholme is a day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 2-18,
Leweston School
Set in 46 acres of beautiful Dorset parkland, Leweston is a Catholic independent boarding and day school which welcomes pupils of all denominations. Leweston takes girls and boys from 3 months to 11 years in the Junior Department and girls
Kent College Pembury
Kent College is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3 – 18. Classed as a ‘hidden gem’ in Kent, it is situated amongst safe, 75 acre rural parkland. At Kent College every girl has the opportunity to excel.
Ellesmere College
Ellesmere pupils receive an outstanding education which develops confident and successful human beings. The School is within easy reach of Manchester and Birmingham. The aim is to fulfil the potential of every pupil.
Shaftesbury School
Shaftesbury School is a thriving state boarding school in the heart of the British countryside only two hours from London. Shaftesbury School was established in 1600 as a Grammar School.
Taunton School
Taunton School is a leading co-educational boarding school in South West England for pupils aged 0-18 years. Dating back to 1847 the School combines traditional architecture with modern facilities.
Marymount International School
Marymount has offered the International Baccalaureate Diploma since 1979 and has a solid history of excellent academic results, continuing to rank within the top 5% of IB schools globally
Felsted School
Felsted offers a quality English education with an international dimension. Set in a stunning English village, within close reach of the cultural centres of Cambridge and London,
St George’s Ascot
St George’s, only 20 minutes from London and eight miles from Heathrow, is one of the leading girls’ boarding and day schools in the UK. Deliberately small, every girl at St George’s is known individually
Sherborne International
Sherborne is a specialist intensive school for overseas girls and boys aged 11-17. Students from non-British backgrounds are given the best linguistic and academic preparation possible.
Wycliffe College
Only 90 minutes from London by train, Wycliffe, situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, offers the best of country life and city access.
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