King's Ely: Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK

Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

King's Ely: Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK

Price Range ₤ 30,000 - 40,000 per annum


The King's School Ely offers nearly 1000 boys and girls from 3-18 an outstanding education, fostering creativity and independence of mind and instilling strong self-esteem and achievement. This coeducational boarding school offers excellence across the whole curriculum and has recently achieved the NACE Challenge Award. A unique outdoor education programme also helps develop self-confidence and leadership skills.

The great boarding school consists of a nursery, a pre-preparatory school, a junior school, a senior school, a sixth form and an international school. King's Ely is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 63 50 113
Day School: 135 222 357
Year of foundation:
Some history: King's Ely, which was renamed from The King's School in March 2012, is a coeducational independent day and boarding school in the cathedral city of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. It was founded in 970 AD, making it one of the oldest schools in the world, though it was given its Royal Charter by King Henry VIII in 1541. 
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Cost of tuition

7 days boarding: GBP 10,063 per term

Academic life

What we offer?

This boarding school follows the standard curriculum of GCSE (or IGCSE) and A Levels in the senior school, in years 11 and 12–13, respectively.As well as the core subjects, the school's A Level range includes three modern languages, Latin, politics, film studies, classics, economics, psychology and philosophy of religion.

Sport and culture

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This boarding school also has many sports facilities, including an artificial turf pitch, swimming pool, tennis courts, sports hall and several outdoor pitches. Sports played include football, sculling, hockey, netball, basketball, squash, golf and rounders, rugby, football.

Culture and arts: In 2001, the Gibson Music School opened, moving the entire music department from the Hereward Hall building to the purpose-built centre adjacent to the Hayward Theatre. The new building contains a recital hall, several practice rooms, a classroom and two music technology rooms.There a number of music groups, chiefly the Chapel Choir; an Orchestra, Jazz Band and Concert Band. There is also a barber shop chorus, formed almost exclusively by boys who were choristers in the Ely Cathedral Choir

Famous People Who Attended This School

The school has produced a number of notable alumni, including Edward the Confessor, King of England, Lord Browne of Madingley, erstwhile chairman of British Petroleum and James Bowman, countertenor.



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