Myddelton College is a top Independent Boarding and Day School, taking its name from the renowned Myddelton family who, dating back to the 15th Century, were eminent figures in the history of Denbighshire and Wales.
Myddelton College is a happy, caring and kind environment where pupils are encouraged to fulfil their potential, while always demonstrating honesty, kindness and respect. We have high academic expectations for our pupils, our curriculum is designed to equip pupils to thrive in the 21st Century. We are committed to giving pupils a diverse range of experiences in which they can develop personally and socially, as well as integrating a mindfulness curriculum to help our pupils cope with pressures of life in the outside world. At Myddelton, every pupil is treated as an individual and unique.
We do not just teach subjects, we nurture the whole child – mind, body and spirit. We inspire a thirst for knowledge as they set out on their journey of discovery. Expectations are high and pupils flourish not only academically, but also through our values of arts, a love for the outdoors, and sporting ability. The values of Myddelton have been founded upon our “Three Pillars of Myddelton.” These are three areas in which we believe every Myddeltonian should excel: Resilience, Scholarship and Fellowship.
Scholarship: We instil in our students a love and passion for learning. We teach them not to be nervous of academic rigour. We celebrate it and indeed expect to see it in every single lesson.
Fellowship: We place great emphasis on our supportive community and developing a young person with an internationalist outlook. We teach our students to be kind and thoughtful to everyone.
Resilience: Our students are taught to never give up in the pursuit of goals and achievements. We teach them how to cope with setbacks and learn from them. We help them develop a positive mindset that embraces challenge, makes no excuses, and is never defeated.
Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Boarding and Day
Roll: 138 Boys / / 151 Girls
Day pupils: 202
Boarder Number: 87
Age Range: 3-18 Years
Myddelton College is set in 37.5 acres and is located on the outskirts of the historic market town of Denbigh. The school is surrounded by a rich history as well as plenty of amenities and the spectacular Welsh countryside. It is easily accessible by road, rail and close to major airports.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Mr Andrew Allman
Contact for enquiries:Mrs Carly Gilmour
Peakes Lane, Denbigh, Denbighshire, LL16 3EN
Tel: 01745 472204
Myddelton College is a Microsoft Global Showcase school and member of the exclusive EdTech50 group. Each student at Myddelton College has their own personal tablet device for learning.
All our lessons are delivered through Microsoft OneNote and Teams which provides parents and students with access to lessons from anywhere in the world at any time. This means our students receive personalised feedback from their teachers in real time. Students’ work is then differentiated to help them improve on their own targets, ensuring the work provided is both challenging and accessible to every pupil.
Many of our staff have been recognised for their exceptional abilities to teach in innovative ways using technology. They have been singled out by Microsoft as MIEEs (Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts) ensuring that our staff and students are at the cutting edge of classroom learning. We guarantee that students are well versed in modern technology and are prepared for the modern workplace.
Students are taught to embed skills for learning through the curriculum at an early stage in preparation for the rest of college life. They are taught a range of subjects sustaining common threads throughout every lesson. The curriculum model is based on a two-week timetable with each lesson lasting 55 minutes. Your child will find lessons interesting and stimulating with field trips and memorable visits that will bring their studies to life.
Our sporting facilities are extensive and include
- Full Sized Football Pitch
- Full Sized Rugby Pitch
- Tennis Academy
- Football Academy
- Large Indoor Sports Hall
- Dance Studio
- Indoor Climbing Wall
- Equestrian Facility
- Outdoor Adventure Education Programme
- Caving Simulator
Boarders at Myddelton College are part of a large family community; we encourage a sense of belonging and a feeling of personal fulfilment in a happy, stable, caring and friendly environment. Our boarding facilities have recently been refurbished.
Scholarships offered – the Myddelton Award, Headteachers Award, Art, Sports, Music, Academic, Drama, ICT.
Please contact the admissions office if you wish to find out about Bursaries and Scholarships available.
All pupils applying to Myddelton College will be expected to sit our entrance assessment.
Prep school candidates will be assessed on their Mathematics and their Developing ability.
Years 7 – 11 school candidates will be assessed on their Vocabulary, Mathematics, Non-verbal ability and Skills.
Sixth form candidates will be assessed on their Vocabulary, Mathematics and Non-verbal abilities.
All pupils applying will be expected to provide their latest school report.
Our selection process is designed to identify pupils who are able to benefit from our balanced and well rounded education and to make a positive contribution towards the life of the College.
Day: £3,000-£4,000 per term
Weekly Boarding: £6,600 per term
Full Boarding: £9,800 per term
International Students: £12,200 per term.
Microsoft Showcase School
Combined Cadet Force
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Independent Schools Association
Boarding Schools’ Association
EdTech 50 Schools
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Visit myddeltoncollege.com/open-events for information.
Scholarships and bursaries available
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Myddelton College wins two awards...
One of the newest private schools in the UK has scooped two major awards at the independent education sector’s ‘Oscars’. Myddelton College, Denbigh, which was only founded five years ago, was the only school in Wales to be honoured at the Independent Schools Association awards. Headmaster Andrew Allman and his team came away with two...Read more
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