INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

  • There are more than 400 Independent schools in the UK.

  • These schools offer different types of boarding:

    • Full Boarding: All students are boarding and they stay in school during week ends.

    • Weekly boarding: Students are allowed to go back to their homes on week ends.

    • Flexi Boarding: Some students can opt to board some days a week.

  • School year :  Starts beginning of September and ends first week in July.
  • Holidays:

    • Exeats ( week end leave): between 1 and 6 per year.

    • Half Term: Two weeks per term.

    • Christmas/ Easter/ Summer.

  • Students can stay for a term, in some schools, a full year or more.

  • UK boarding schools offer you excellent teaching, facilities and support. UK education is all about giving you the inspiration to help you develop your skills and knowledge, the freedom to be creative and the support to help you achieve your best.

  • Many UK boarding schools combine beautiful, centuries-old buildings with a mix of modern classrooms and traditional architecture. Excellent facilities help make living and learning a great experience.

  • There are Catholic and secular schools.

  • More than 85% of boarding schools are coeducational.

  • There are 55 only boys schools and 30 only girls schools.

  • The provide small class sizes with 1 teacher to 10 students.

  • Some boarding schools are more international where 35% will be students from around the world.

  • The boarding schools we work with, limit the number of available places per nationality.  

  • Students from outside the UK will have to have a Legal Guardian for the duration of their stay at a boarding school.

  • Independent schools are fully paid by parents and include two types of boarding schools for children between the age of 7 and 18.