Westonbirt School is a co-ed independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 11 to 18 years, located in the Cotswolds, 90 minutes from London. At Westonbirt you will find an inspired community, set within 210 acres of parkland grounds and a breathtaking Victorian mansion.
Rated excellent for academic achievement and personal development, and placed within the top 5% of schools for value added, success is celebrated and talent is nurtured. The School offers a broad curriculum and co-curricular programme with opportunities to tailor options where possible. Class sizes are small, and pupils are nurtured and challenged. 90% of Year 13 pupils secure places at their first-choice university, including Russell Group institutions. Others progress to degree-level apprenticeships.
Sports provision is excellent with expert coaching. Facilities include an indoor pool, Sports Hall, gym, nine-hole golf course and an AstroTurf. Westonbirt enjoys an enviable reputation for producing highly successful individual and team performances in a variety of sports including lacrosse, netball, swimming, tennis, athletics and cricket. The arts are popular and of high quality, with art studios, large performance spaces, and choirs available. Many pupils play one or more instruments.
Rated excellent for both academic achievement and pastoral care by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, pupils’ physical and emotional well-being is paramount. The strong sense of community is key to ensuring that pupils feel valued and well-supported in becoming the best version of themselves. The boarding school ethos benefits day and boarding pupils alike, and staff know pupils exceptionally well. There are separate boarding houses for girls and boys, and a new, off-site Year 13 Boarding house which helps prepare students for the transition to university and greater independence.