Founded in 1849 by Nathaniel Woodard, the College occupies a 140 acre campus, complete with a small on-site farm that is maintained by senior and sixth form pupils, just north of the South Downs. The beautifully kept campus comprises a Senior School, Preparatory School and Pre-Preparatory School all complete with great facilities and articulate and intelligent pupils.
Academically Hurst College strives for the top and often finds itself within the top 20 coeducational UK boarding schools in our league tables. Results have been on the rise over the last 10 years and this is showing no signs of slowing down.
The school also offers forward thinking programmes covering sport, culture and social issues so that pupils develop as rounded, accomplished individuals who will make a real success of their lives both at the school and beyond.
Would Hurstpierpoint be suitable for my child?
Hurstpierpoint is a middle-sized school catering mainly for pupils within a 25 mile radius (including London), offering weekly boarding alongside day places. The balance of boarders and day students is quite equal and with a flexible boarding policy there is a solution for all.
Hurstpierpoint College operates within the catholic tradition as it is found within the Church of England although they are not exclusive and welcome those of other faiths, perceptions and traditions.
Students are pushed to reach their full potential and they therefore need to have the can do attitude that will see them succeed.
How can I apply for Hurstpierpoint?
Students can enrol at Hurst at 4+, 7+,11+,13+ and 16+ and entry is competitive so early registration is very much encouraged particularly for entry into the senior school at 13+
Please do get in touch with us to find out how to apply for Hurstpierpoint College.