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Best Boarding Schools

There are approximately 500 independent boarding schools in the UK, covering the age range 7-18 with a very few also accepting children under the age of 7. In this section we cover five aspects of choosing a boarding school for your child.

Cobham Hall
Cobham Hall

Best Boarding School League Tables – transfer to this section to view the top boarding senior schools tables listed separately by category; boys', girls' ,co-educational and IB. The tables rank schools purely by A level, GCSE or IB performance. For schools which do not meet the top 100 threshold, their grades (but not a ranking) may be found in their profile in the Find a School section if we have obtained them. If the boarding school does not offer A levels (because they end at 11, 13 or 16) they are not included in the rankings. We only include schools with at least 20% boarders or a minimum of 50 boarders in the boarding school lists. We feel it is unsatisfactory if there are fewer than 50 boarders in a school over the weekend.

Find a boarding school – if you are looking at the top boarding school league tables, then clicking  on a school name will take you to the school’s details. If you want to find a school by area please use the Find a School section.

Expert assistance in finding a boarding school – please call us on +44 1662 813870 or complete an Enquiry Form to tell us about your child and your requirements. We will be pleased to answer your questions and explain how we can help.

eGuide on Boarding Schools - we have written an eGuide on how to choose an independent boarding school, including factors other than academic performance. This eGuide is free to download. Bespoke clients also receive a  30-point questionnaire for school visits.

Click here to go to boarding schools eGuide.

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