Lord Wandsworth College

Set in 1200 acres of rolling countryside on the North Hampshire and Surrey border, Lord Wandsworth College provides a safe, secure and inspiring learning environment.

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    Lord Wandsworth College

    Encouraging every pupil to be as good as they possibly can be, we achieve excellent examination results and create confident, capable, extremely level-headed and happy young people.

    Firmly believing that education extends far beyond the classroom, we offer an incredible range of sporting and co-curricular activities and go to great lengths to discover what makes each pupil special.

    At LWC, pupils have a voice, alongside a desire to be curious, creative and gain an ever-developing sense of emotional intelligence.

    Category: Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational

    Roll: 390 Boys / / 274 Girls

    Age Range: 11-18 Years

    Founded: 1922

    Location Description

    Set on a large, rural campus of 1200 acres on the North Hampshire/Surrey border.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mr Adam Williams

    Contact for enquiries:Mr Peter German, Director of Admissions

    Long Sutton, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1TB

    Tel: 01256 862201

    Email: admissions@lordwandsworth.org



    We have specialised Music and Drama Centres and a separate 6th Form Centre with its own ICT suite, reference and resource area and recreation facilities.

    The main sports played are rugby, hockey, netball, tennis and cricket. Squash, badminton, golf, cross-country running, athletics, swimming, cycling and canoeing are also actively pursued and there are school teams in each of these sports. Facilities include a full size and a third size floodlit Astroturf; Sports centre with Climbing Wall, 3 Badminton Courts, 2 Squash Courts and Basketball Court; indoor 25m swimming pool; tennis courts; rugby, football and cricket pitches and a cross country course. For more details view https://www.lordwandsworth.org/school-life/sport

    The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme flourishes as does the Combined Cadet Force and an active Community Service group. Other activities include pottery, life saving, rock climbing and debating.

    EAL (English as an Additional Language):- Differing levels of support are provided for those pupils whose first language is not English. Students’ grasp of English as well as their future intentions are established once they arrive. Teaching is provided by qualified specialist staff in a supportive environment where diversity is celebrated.

    Full, weekly and flexi boarding is available in our 8 boarding houses, each with a mixture of single, double, 3 and 4 bed rooms.


    11+: Academic, Performing Arts (Music, Drama, Dance or a Combination) and Sport.

    13+: Academic, Art, Performing Arts (Music, Drama, Dance or a Combination), Sport and All Rounder Award.

    16+: Academic, Art, Performing Arts (Music Specialism, Drama Specialism, Dance Specialism or a Combination), Sport and All Rounder Award.

    Entrance Requirements

    School’s own examinations in Maths, English and Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning plus an interview. Entry into 6th Form: minimum of six Grade 5s at GCSE or the equivalent, ideally with a minimum of a Grade 7 in the subject to be studied at A Level.


    2022/2023. All per term.

    Year 7 – Year 13: Weekly boarding £11,050–£12,400;    Flexi boarding (up to 3 nights) £9,960 – £11,200;     Full boarding £11,440-£13,000

    Year 7 – Year 13: Day Fees £7,780-£9,150

    Occasional Boarding: £75 per night.

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    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Sixth Form Open Evening: Thursday 15 Sep 2022 - Time: 6:00 pm

    Open Morning: Tuesday 20 Sep 2022 - Time: 9:30 am

    Sixth Form Open Evening: Thursday 6 Oct 2022 - Time: 6:00 pm

    Open Morning: Friday 7 Oct 2022 - Time: 9:30 am

    Open Morning: Thursday 10 Nov 2022 - Time: 9:30 am

    Sixth Form Open Morning: Tuesday 22 Nov 2022 - Time: 9:30 am

    Open Morning: Friday 9 Dec 2022 - Time: 9:30 am

    Open Events: Please REGISTER your interest

    For details please contact admissions@lordwandsworth.org


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