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Ellesmere College

Co-educational Prep and Senior School  
"Set in peaceful surroundings, Ellesmere pupils receive an outstanding personalised education enabling them to develop into confident and successful human beings.”
An incredibly friendly boarding school, 600 students from ages 7 to 18 are encouraged to try new things and explore their potential, part of the College’s innovative and dynamic curriculum.

Boys playing cricket at Ellesmere CollegeRanked in the Top 20 British Schools offering the International Baccalaureate. Another excellent year for academic standards was demonstrated with performances from Sixth Form students in both the International Baccalaureate and A Level. 85% of students gained entry into their first choice universities including Oxford and Cambridge. Ellesmere was recently awarded the Artsmark Platinum Award by the British Arts Council and the school continues to provide excellence in the visual, media and performing arts.

Sporting standards are exceptional: Ellesmere is a (WAoS) Athlete Friendly Education Centre. Our target shooting team won the Ashburton Shield, the most prestigious school’s shooting competition, whilst the rugby, cricket, tennis and golf academies continue to produce U18 international players. The schools swim team competes in the UK adult premier league and are currently sixth in the country.

Boarding is available for pupils from 9 years old. Our modern accommodation provides a high quality, comfortable and secure environment for our students, with residential staff on site to tend to the pupils’ needs 24 hours a day. There is a close liaison between the boarding and teaching staff to ensure a continuity of care at all times. 


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