The best boarding schools in London are hard to find. Our education team has handpicked the top ranking educational establishments in London.

Boarding schools in London boast a long tradition of excellence in education. For each boarding school mentioned below, you will find all the information you need about: tuition fees, A-Level and IB exam results, programmes of study on offer, language courses, student-teacher ratios and extra-curricular activities. Our education advisor is happy to help you decide on the best school for your child: get in touch for a free consultation.

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CATS London // London +

Situated in the heart of academic London. It is close to the prestigious University of London colleges, as well as many cultural institutions, such as the ic...



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Day Tuition
£17,880 - £29,760
Boarding Tuition
£27,150 - £48,660
Scholarships
Academic
Average class size
12/8
Setting
Urban
Teacher - student ratio
1:12/1:8
Extracurricular programmes
Dance/Film Club/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Table tennis/Basketball/Horse-riding/Tennis/Swimming/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Rugby/Netball/Rowing/Badminton/Choirs
Academic programmes
International Year One/Fast-Track A level/Fast-Track GCSE/Academic English Programme/Fast-Track University Foundation Programme/Academic Summer Programmes/High School Term/University Foundation Programme/Pre-programme/A-Level
Main language
English
Language courses offered
ESL / EAL
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
14+
Age of entry to boarding houses
14+
Preparation course
UCAS Preparation/Yes - Oxbridge/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
No
Weekly boarding
No

Cambridge Tutors College // London +

Location: Cambridge Tutors College lies on the outskirts of London in the bustling neighbourhood of Croydon. As primary stude...



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Boarding Tuition
£24,825
Day Tuition
£8,925
University entrance
90%
Russell group entrance
45%
Oxbridge entrance
5%
GCSE pass rate
9-8: 33.3%/9-7: 55.6%/9-6: 88.9%/9-5:100%/9-4: 100%
A-Level pass rate
A*-A grades: 34%/A*-B grades: 60%/A*-C grades: 73%
Total enrollment
100
Average class size
6
Teacher - student ratio
1:6
Setting
Urban
Extracurricular programmes
Badminton/Film Club/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Table tennis/Basketball/Tennis/Swimming/Music/Art/Football
Academic programmes
NCUK Foundation /ESL / EAL/GCSE/A-Level
Language courses offered
French/ESL / EAL/Mandarin/Italian/German/Spanish
Main language
English
Age of entry to boarding houses
14+
Age of entry
14+
Boys
Yes
Girls
Yes
University counselling
Yes
Preparation course
UCAS Preparation/Yes - Oxbridge
Senior School Counselling
Yes
Career counselling
Yes
Occasional boarding
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes
Flexi-boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Full boarding
Yes

Woldingham School // London +

Located in 700 acres of Surrey countryside, Woldingham is just 35 minutes from London (Victoria and London Bridge Stations. ...



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Boarding Tuition
£9,470 - £10,315 per term
Day Tuition
£5,925 - £6,455 per term
Scholarships
Academic/Art/Music/Performing Arts/Sports/All-Rounders/science
A-Level pass rate
A*-A 55%; A*-B 84%/100% pass
GCSE pass rate
A*-A 68.8%; A*-B 89.8%; A*-C 97.4%
Oxbridge entrance
3%
Russell group entrance
80%
University entrance
85%
Teacher - student ratio
1:8
Setting
Rural
Total enrollment
540
Average class size
15
Extracurricular programmes
Craft & Knitting/Martial Arts/Gymnastics/Croquet/Archery/Polo/Fencing/Rounders/Golf/Choirs/Cross-country/Athletics/Badminton/Cookery/Lacrosse/Netball/Dance/Film Club/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Table tennis/Basketball/Horse-riding/Tennis/Swimming/Music/Art/Theatre/Football/Hockey
Academic programmes
A-Level/GCSE/ESL / EAL
Language courses offered
ESL / EAL/Latin/German/Spanish/French
Main language
English
Age of entry to boarding houses
11+/16+/13+
Girls
girls-only
Age of entry
11+/16+/14+/13+
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/Yes - US universities/UCAS Preparation/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes

MPW London // London +

Located in South Kensington – a short walk away from the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Royal A...



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Day Tuition
£21,750 - £32,400
Boarding Tuition
£35,150 - £52,280
Scholarships
Academic
Teacher - student ratio
1:9
Setting
Urban
Total enrollment
650
Average class size
8
Extracurricular programmes
Golf/Badminton/Netball/Film Club/Duke of Edinburgh's Award/Debating society/Chess/Basketball/Swimming/Art/Theatre/Football/Rugby
Academic programmes
Preparatory school/GCSE/A-Level
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Russian/Mandarin/Latin/ESL / EAL/French
Girls
Yes
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
14+
Age of entry to boarding houses
16+
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes

Marymount International School // London +

Located on a beautiful private estate in the countryside near London, this small Catholic private school is an International Baccalaureate World School with a s...



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Boarding Tuition
£29,810 - £33,790
Day Tuition
£17,520 - £20,020
Scholarships
Academic/Art/Music/Performing Arts/Sports/All-Rounders
University entrance
93%
Oxbridge entrance
4%
Russell group entrance
58%
Average class size
11
Total enrollment
255
Setting
Suburban
Teacher - student ratio
1:5
Academic programmes
US High School Diploma/IB Diploma/IB Middle Years
Extracurricular programmes
Model United Nations/Orchestra/Choirs/Athletics/Badminton/Debating society/Basketball/Volleyball/Tennis/Music/Art/Theatre/Football
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/German/Italian/Russian/Japanese/Mandarin/Arabic/Latin/ESL / EAL/French
Age of entry to boarding houses
11+/13+
Age of entry
11+/14+
Girls
girls-only
Preparation course
Yes - Oxbridge/UCAS Preparation/ACT/SAT Preparation/Careers guidance
University counselling
Yes
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes
Weekly boarding
Yes

Woodcote House School // London +

Woodcote is a family owned boarding and day prep school for 100 boys set in thirty acres of woods, gardens and playing fields. ...



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Boarding Tuition
£6,650 per term
Day Tuition
£5,000 per term
Scholarships
Academic/Music/Sports
Preparatory Schol
Common Entrance and Scholarship Exams
Total enrollment
100
Setting
Semi-rural
Academic programmes
Preparatory school
Extracurricular programmes
Rugby/Hockey/Football/Tennis/Horse-riding/Cricket/Athletics/Shooting/Squash/Theatre/Music/Choirs/Orchestra
Main language
English
Language courses offered
Spanish/Latin/French
Girls
No
Boys
Yes
Age of entry
7 +
Age of entry to boarding houses
7+
Full boarding
Yes
Day pupils
Yes

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