St Peter’s School, York

St Peter’s School, York, combines outstanding academic achievement with a huge range of sporting, music, artistic and cultural opportunities. Founded in 627 AD, it is the fourth oldest school in the world, The Sunday Times North Independent School of the Year 2019 and the TES Independent School of the Year 2021.

Pupils develop a lifelong love of learning, consistently achieving some of the best examination results in the UK. Combining academic success with the skills, interests and values needed for life beyond school, St Peter’s offers a safe and nurturing environment where pupils thrive.  Boarders can take full advantage of everything St Peter’s has to offer, including over 80 different cocurricular activities and access to one of the largest and most diverse music schools in the North. All pupils enjoy a 6-day week with access to fantastic facilities on the school’s extensive 47-acre campus, including industry-recognised sports pitches, an award-winning swimming pool and a new boathouse on the banks of the River Ouse.

Located just two hours from London by train, St Peter’s is ideally situated at the heart of historic York within easy reach of the spectacular Yorkshire Coast and the stunning North York Moors. 

We offer 10% discount on boarding fees for families in receipt of CEA. Additional means-tested bursary support is also available.

“A refreshingly unusual place in that it really does offer something for everyone” Good Schools’ Guide

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HeadMr. Jeremy Walker
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range2 - 13
Senior Age Range13 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Boarding Fees From£12,440.00 per term
Forces Discount10%
Total Students1200
Youngest Boarder10
Junior Boarders22
Senior Boarders150
Int'l Students45
Closest Airport 1Leeds (50km)
Closest Airport 2Manchester (150km)