A Prestigious Boarding School in England – Sherborne International
Sherborne International School is located in the safe and historic town of Sherborne in the south-west of England, a two-hour drive from London.
Founded in 1977 by Sherborne School, Sherborne International is one of the most distinguished schools in the UK. It was the first international study centre in the country, providing excellent education for international students from across the world. The school educates both boys and girls from age 8 to 17, preparing them for the best possible British Education.
Sherborne is a small educational institute with 150 pupils from over 30 countries, recognised for its outstanding academic achievements. Most of the students at Sherborne International achieve A*-C at IGCSE/GCSE and band 6 and above in IELTS exams. The school has successfully placed thousands of students at elite boarding schools in the United Kingdom.
The school offers small class sizes of 5 to 8 students taught by highly-qualified teachers, providing students with a high-quality, bespoke learning experience.
The school offers international students a range of courses designed to improve their knowledge of English:
- The pre-GCSE and pre-IGCSE courses include; English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, Modern Languages, Art and Drama for 11-13-year-old students.
- The GCSE and IGCSE courses are run for one or two years for 14-16 year-olds (September, January, or April intakes).
- The pre-Sixth Form course supports students to develop a range of academic skills (one or two terms in January or April).
The school runs summer courses for students aged 8-17 years with a wide range of sports, excursions, and activities. The summer courses include:
- Intensive English Summer Course - to improve international students' fluency and accuracy in English.
- IGCSE or GCSE Preparation Summer Course
- A Level or IB Preparation Summer course
Sherborne International has one of the best staff to student ratios in the world. The structure offers students an atmosphere that is friendly and welcoming. The boys and girls have separate boarding houses designed with a single or double bedroom. The largest boarding house has 55 single and twin rooms, with en-suite facilities, modern conveniences and great social spaces for living and studying.
Extra Curriculum Activities:
The school offers an extensive extracurricular timetable which includes sports, activities and excursions. Students take part in badminton, basketball, cricket, football, netball, swimming and many other sports.
£10,712 - £14,617
GCSE pass rate
A*-C / 4+ pass rate of 80.1%
Teacher - student ratio
Average class size
GCSE / ESL / EAL / Common Entrance Exam
Football / Theatre / Art / Music / Swimming / Tennis / Horse-riding / Basketball / Table tennis / Debating society / Duke of Edinburgh's Award / Dance / Cricket / Netball / Badminton / Choirs / Orchestra / Golf / Drama
Language courses offered
French / Portuguese / ESL / EAL / Latin / Arabic / Mandarin / Japanese / Russian / Italian / German / Spanish / Urdu
Age of entry
Age of entry to boarding houses