King College St Michaels: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, UK | Best Boarding Schools
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King’s College Saint Michael’s is an international boarding school in England for boys and girls aged 13-19. The college is located in the county of Worcestershire – a region famous for its apple orchards and rolling hills. The rural location of this top international boarding school UK has made it an excellent place to study for many years and its distance from a large city has become customary for most boarding schools in England.

It is a small, friendly, international secondary boarding school offering GCSE and A Levels, University Foundation and summer courses to students from all over the world. Specialist English language provision is provided.


  • 7 days boarding: £9,200 per term


KCSM is accredited by the British Council for the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and all students are supported through the Cambridge English assessment and IELTS qualifications. 

ISC association: SofH

Affiliations: COBIS, BSA, EFL, English UK, BAISIS

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 58 70 128

Some History

Originally built in 1856 and listed by English Heritage for its architectural interest, the school is steeped in history.  Set in 10 hectares of picturesque English countryside and located in the friendly, tranquil town of Tenbury Wells, just a short distance from major cities such as Birmingham,this best international boarding school presents an ideal, safe location for both study and social activities.

Social life & attractions

The great variety of student nationalities (30+) at the school provides a stimulating and intellectual, inclusive atmosphere for all. KCSM prides itself on its varied and exciting sports and social programme, which includes frequent excursions to cities such as London, Oxford, and Liverpool, each designed to educate students about the history and culture of Britain. 

Academic life

  • What we offer ?
    All subjects across the GCSE and A-Level curriculums are taught in English, with the main aim of supporting students to achieve the qualifications required in order to access top universities in the UK and beyond.  Former alumni of this top international boarding school have recently gone on to attend Russell Group universities in the UK, as well as Harvard in the United States. With a core focus on developing international students’ English language skills, students benefit from up to 10 additional classes of English support per week. It is this attention to English language development and a carefully planned curriculum, which enables our students to confidently access UK universities.  All of academic staff are specialists in teaching their subject to international students.

    Long Term Courses:

    • Pre-GCSE (1-3 terms)
    • GCSE
    • Pre A-Level (1-3 terms)
    • A-Level
    • Accredited University Foundation Programme

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Sport and culture

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  • Sports what we offer:
    The extracurricular activities available are extremely varied and include clubs such as basketball, dance, debate club, baking, yoga, science discussion and choir,go-karting, paint balling, quad biking, horse riding, kayaking, football and badminton. The students wishing to participate in a sport are given the opportunity to play in the ISSA tournament (International School Sports Association), which occurs over three days in another country.

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  • Religions:
    Non-denominational , Non-religious

Interests & Activities

  • Support programs
    ADD/ADHD Support, College Counseling, ESL: Advanced, ESL: Beginning, ESL: Intermediate, Evening Study Assistance

Summer Programs

Summer Boarding Camps England
This summer school for international students is aimed at boys and girls from 10 – 17 years old, and these students come from all over the world to improve their English, meet students from other countries and explore different parts of the UK. Every year around 25 different nationalities come to Saint Michael’s for the junior summer school and many of these students return summer after summer. The emphasis in all the classes during this summer boarding  school is on speaking and listening. In the afternoons and evenings after classes a variety of activities and sports are organised on the campus. These include football, basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, tennis, badminton, arts and crafts, swimming, discos, quiz evenings, ‘Slip and Slide’, Karaoke, Bouncy Castle, BBQ and many more! On Wednesdays and Saturdays there are full-day excursions. These are to places such as London, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Manchester. Each excursion includes some free time as well as a cultural activity, e.g. a visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace or an organised tour of London. On Friday afternoons we have a half day excursion to a local town or city such as Hereford, Worcester, Ludlow etc or a trip to a local museum or place of interest. Summer School 2018 runs from July to August (7 weeks),minimum stay is 2 weeks. Fee: £700 per week. For more info contact us now at info@best-boarding-schools.net

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King College St Michaels: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, UK | Best Boarding Schools
King College St Michaels: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, UK | Best Boarding Schools
King College St Michaels: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, UK | Best Boarding Schools



Oldwood Road Tenbury Wells Worcestershire , Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, Postcode - WR15 8PH
Email - info@best-boarding-schools.net

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