Lucton School

Lucton School is a coeducational day and boarding school for pupils aged from 6 months to 18 years old, set in beautiful rural Herefordshire. A great route to the best UK universities.

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    Lucton School

    The school is set in historic buildings and idyllic countryside. We build on our 300 year heritage and traditions to provide a stimulating and forward-looking environment. When Lucton pupils finally leave our gates, they are well grounded, firmly rooted in sound moral principles with an understanding of their cultural past, yet equipped to meet the modern world and all its challenges.

    Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Christian

    Roll: 176 Boys / / 179 Girls

    Age Range: 0-18 Years

    Founded: 1708

    Location Description

    Lucton is situated in the beautiful countryside of North Herefordshire, with glorious views over to the Brecons and Black Mountains. Our campus is rural but within easy reach of our local towns, Leominster, Ludlow and Hereford. School buses are available to transport day pupils from all corners of Herefordshire, as well as the nearer parts of Shropshire, Worcestershire and Powys. We are able to meet international flights at Birmingham and London Heathrow airports.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mr Jon Tyler

    Contact for enquiries:Lesley Cowie, Registrar

    Lucton, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9PN, United Kingdom

    Tel: 01568 782000



    Historic and modern buildings within 40 acres of grounds, playing fields, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool and sports hall.
    Lucton Equestrian Centre includes an Olympic size (60m x 40m) all-weather arena, 40m x 20m arena, Lunge arena and 14 loose boxes.
    Separate Nursery and Preparatory School within the grounds.

    Boarding is central to life at Lucton. Live-in houseparents have their own children at the school and there is a very real family atmosphere within the boarding community. There are common rooms for relaxing, a newly- refurbished café to prepare simple snacks, access to the swimming pool and sports facilities as well as action-packed weekends!

    Extra curricular activities range from CCF and the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme to gardening, cookery, speech & drama, science club, rambling, fencing, chess, ICT, film club, chess and debating.


    • Academic
    • Music
    • Drama
    • Equestrian
    • Art
    • Sport
    • All-round Ability
    • Pierrepont Scholarship for local pupils.

    Entrance Requirements

    11+: School Entrance Examination (Mathematics, English, Verbal Reasoning). Year 3 – Year 6: School Entrance Examination and informal assessment. Reception – Year 2: Informal assessment



    Day fees.  Reception – Year 2: £2500 per term. Years 3-6: £3510 per term. Years 7-13: £4840 per term

    Boarding.  Years 3-13:  £11,710 per term,

    Weekly Boarding.  Years 3-6: £8115 per term. Years 7-13: £9565 per term.

    Lucton offers its own Services Boarding Package. Please contact the Registrar for details.

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    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Individual Visits – You are welcome to visit us for a tour of the school and a meeting with the Head.

    If you would like to arrange a visit please contact Lucton’s Registrar, Lesley Cowie, on 01568 782000 or


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