There are currently 38 state boarding schools.
The central government or the local educational authority finances and regulates state schools. However, the parents or legal guardians of the student must pay the cost of boarding.
Currently, European students can access state boarding schools.
State boarding schools have fewer exeats than private boarding schools.
Most schools are non-selective, however, students will have to sit tests for setting purposes and be interviewed.
Age: 11/13 to 18 years
Educational system: British
School year: September to the end of July
Number of students: +800
School type: non-denominational, co-educational
Duration: School year
Prices from: £ 12,000 / School year
- Classes with 25 students minimum
- English level required: Intermediate
- 65% are foreign students
- Interview with Headmaster & Housemaster