Founded in 1896, Scarborough College is a leading independent school in the Northeast, nestled in between the stunning North Sea coast and the North Yorkshire Moors. The College offers a forward-facing and holistic education to boys and girls aged 3 to 18 years old.
Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Boarding and Day
Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Roll: 254 Boys / / 244 Girls
Day pupils: 386
Boarder Number: 112
Age Range: 3-18 Years
Scarborough College is set in an enviable location on the North Yorkshire coastline, aside the North York Moors.
Road: Easily accessible from the A64 with York being an hour away by car.
Air: Humberside airport and Leeds Bradford airport are both 1 hour 40 minutes away by car and Manchester airport is 2 hours 20 minutes.
Rail: Regular trains run from London and Edinburgh, change at York for Scarborough. Scarborough College is approximately 5 minutes by taxi from the station.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Mr Guy Emmett
Contact for enquiries:Mr Remco Weeda, Director of Marketing and Admissions
Filey Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3BA
Tel: 01723 360620
Scarborough College holds an excellent reputation for, and commitment to, Drama and Theatre Studies. We have a dedicated Music School and 400-seater multi-purpose theatre. Our extra curricular program within these includes opportunities to study the LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) programme, Performance and Stage Management including working with Props, Costume, Lighting and Sound.
Sports facilities are excellent and include a sports hall, All-weather astro turf, pitches for football, rugby and cricket and Netball and tennis courts. The main sports for the girls are hockey, netball and tennis. Boys play rugby, hockey and cricket. Hockey is very strong at Scarborough College and we are one of the top hockey schools in the North of England. We encourage pupils to get involved in and play sports other than the main school sports. To complement our Cricket Centre of Excellence, we are in the process of setting up other Centres of Excellence for both surfing and golf.
Boarding at Scarborough College is a blend of traditional values and modern living. Our three boarding houses for Junior Boys’ House, Junior Girls’ House and coeducational Sixth Form House, are historical buildings dating back to the Georgian and Victorian periods. There are special boarders’ activities every Sunday, which include day trips to York, cinema trips and outdoor activities.
Our Enrichment Programme and Yorkshire Grit, together with the Duke of Edinburgh Award, are inclusive and timetabled co-curricular activities that both day and boarding pupils enjoy.
Our students in Years 12 and 13 study for the IB diploma. The IB qualification is a stimulating and forward-looking course that is highly regarded by universities all over the world, including the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.
Academic, Sports, Music and All-Rounder scholarships are offered.
Little Owls Pre-School: Full Day £49.
Reception – Year 6: £2750 – £4458 per term.
Years 7-13: £4990 – £5560 per term.
Weekly Boarding: Years 7 – 11 £6834, Sixth Form £7716 per term.
Full Boarding: Years 7-11 £8748, Sixth Form £9844 per term.
Overseas Full Boarding: Years 7-13 £10,399 – £11,512 per term.
Boarding Schools’ Association
IB world School
The Society of Heads
York Boarding Schools Group
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Open Days October and March annually
‘Friday’s for You’ – when we open our doors for bespoke, small group experiences on the last Friday of every month during term time. Booking required
Personal Visits and Taster Stay experiences at a date and time to suit you
For more information about Open Days or to arrange a visit to the school please contact our Registrar on 01723 360620 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view a Virtual Tour of the school click HERE
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