About Abbotsholme

Abbotsholme School is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2 to 18, situated in wonderful rolling hills and meadows on the border of Staffordshire and Derbyshire, UK.

Our 140-acre campus offers the perfect environment to learn, achieve and enjoy a special education that focuses on academic success and character development. With superb facilities, all of our pupils from Pre-Prep through to Sixth Form, have the opportunity to participate and excel in an extensive programme of sports, outdoor education, agriculture and equine activities as well as the creative arts, music and drama.

Abbotsholme aims to prepare each pupil for the whole of life through a balanced, flexible and challenging curriculum fostering a sense of self-worth, enthusiasm for learning and ambition for the future.

Type of School Co-educational
Age Range 2 -18
Religious Tradition Christian
Distance from Airports

Heathrow 146 miles (2.5 hours); Gatwick 182 miles (3.5 hours) Birmingham International Airport 45 miles (1 hour)

Distance from London

145 miles (3 hours)

School Links

Nursery and pre-prep form part of the main school

Educational Programmes

GCSE; A Level; BTECS in Sport, Agriculture and Performing Arts

Co-Curricular Programmes

Huge range of competitive sport; climbing and many other outdoor pursuits; art and music; bee-keeping; horse riding.