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Introduction

The Royal College of St. Peter in Westminster, better known as Westminster School and standing in the precincts of Westminster Abbey in London, is one of Britain's independent schools,with the highest Oxford and Cambridge acceptance rates of any secondary school or college in Britain. With a history going back to the 11th century, the school's notable alumni include Ben Jonson, John Dryden, Robert Hooke, Christopher Wren, John Locke, Jeremy Bentham, Edward Gibbon, Henry Mayhew, A. A. Milne, Tony Benn and seven Prime Ministers. The school traditionally encourages independent and individual thinking. Boys are admitted to the Under School at age seven, and to the senior school at age thirteen; girls are admitted only at sixteen. The school has around 750 pupils; around a quarter are boarders, most of whom go home at weekends, after Saturday morning school.

Fees

  • 7 days boarding: 12,580 per term

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 50 132 182
Day School: 82 479 561

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About the school

  • Long description:
    Westminster School is a public boarding and day school. The curriculum covers humanities, arts, sciences, music, art, drama and sport. Boys enter at 13, girls at 16. From 13 the curriculum is directed at GCSEs/IGCSEs, from 16 at Advanced Level and Cambridge Pre-U examinations. Admission is open to any applicant who meets the entry criteria.

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Academic life

  • Course languages offered:
    English

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Westminster School: London, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Westminster School: London, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Westminster School: London, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Westminster School: London, UK | Best Boarding Schools

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17 Dean's Yard Westminster London , London, United Kingdom, Postcode - SW1P 3PB
Email - info@best-boarding-schools.net

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Registered in England and Wales Registered number 8369137

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