Slindon College

Slindon College is an independent day and boarding school for boys aged 8-18. Set in the historic Slindon House, located in the South Downs National Park we provide a stimulating, broad and balanced educational experience for boys of all academic abilities.

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Slindon College

Outstanding transformative education and pastoral care

The College provides outstanding transformative education and pastoral care for boys who thrive in a specialist learning environment. The impact of our stimulating surroundings provides a meaningful setting for a broad and balanced educational experience.

Slindon College is a centre of excellence for moderate learning difficulties. The College adopts a holistic approach to learning support so that class teachers and specialist staff work together for the benefit of pupils who require individual support. We support a wide range of Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD) including Autism Spectrum Disorder.

We have the skills, experience and resources to provide a comprehensive support package, tailored to the needs of your son.

Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

Pupils: Boys

Type: Day & Boarding

Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational

Roll: 82 Boys / -0 Girls

Day pupils: 81

Boarder Number: 12

Age Range: 8-18 Years

Founded: 1973

Location Description

Slindon College is situated in the heart of West Sussex in the small village of Slindon.

5 miles from the historic town of Arundel

8 miles east of Chichester

10 miles west of Worthing.

Approximately 50 mins travel time from London Gatwick

Approximately 90 mins travel time from London Heathrow

Our nearest train station is Barnham with direct links to London Victoria.

School Contact Details

Headteacher: Mr Mark Birkbeck

Contact for enquiries:Ms Mandy Martin, Admissions Officer

Slindon House, Top Road, Slindon, Arundel, West Sussex

Tel: 01243 814320



Slindon College is categorised as a Learning Support Centre (LSC) with CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexics) accreditation.

We teach around 75 to 90 boys in small, individualised classes that are highly bespoke to meet each pupils’ needs. Our 1:5 teacher to pupil ratio, with Learning Support Assistants in most classes, means students are given the individual attention and support they require.

Slindon College facilities include a Design Centre, horticulture department, Food technology room, IT suite, Science labs, heated outdoor swimming pool, floodlit hardcourt, extensive playing fields, fitness room and small farmyard with woodland area and Forest School.


Some bursaries are available.

Entrance Requirements

Following an informal chat with our Admissions Officer to assess suitability we will request copies of reports and references from the applicants’ current school. Upon review of the information we may offer pupils and parents a tour of the College where they can meet the Headmaster and Lead SENCo. The College is nonselective and prospective pupils can apply throughout the year.



Day Pupils Termly Fee, £7,265

Boarding Pupils Termly Fee, £10,760


Good School’s Guide, ISA, CReSTeD, BSA, NASS and NASEN



All visits are welcome, please contact the school

Open Morning: Saturday 6 Mar 2021 - Time: 9:30 am

Open Morning: Saturday 25 Sep 2021 - Time: 9:30 am

Slindon College holds Open Mornings twice a year and these are a great way to see our beautifully located Day and Boarding School in West Sussex.

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  • Proudly #UnitedAgainstBullying – Slindon College

    Pupils and teachers wore odd socks last week for Anti-Bullying Week! Each House made a short presentation in Friday's assembly. It was streamed from various classrooms with readings, recorded music and displays created by each of the College's Houses. The message behind Odd Socks day is to encourage people to express themselves. To celebrate their individuality...

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  • Inter-House sports event at Slindon...

    At the end of last half term, Slindon College took to the open air for an epic whole school, Inter-House Sports event to celebrate the opening of our new Mountain Bike track; a new addition in 2020 to our incredible grounds situated within the South Downs National Park. The students raced around the track before...

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  • Slindon College is helping to...

    The watercooler at Slindon College has enabled the College to give to charity and help build a water pump in Africa. At Slindon College, we are aware that keeping our children and staff hydrated will aid them to perform at their very best throughout the day. As a result, we decided to invest in a watercooler from AquAid. Our...

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  • Slindon College lights up red...

    In support of Dyslexia Awareness last week, Slindon College was lit up red to show solidarity for the #GoRedforDyslexia campaign....

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  • 100% Success in LAMDA Drama...

    A huge achievement for our budding young actors whose LAMDA Drama results were the best yet at Slindon College! Slindon College pupils took part in LAMDA performance examinations at Haywards Heath Exam Centre in 2020. LAMDA Drama was one of the only practical exams that was completed as it normally would be prior to social distancing, and prior to the country...

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  • Congratulations to GCSE & A-Level...

    This year, 66% of our boys obtained 5 or more passes in GCSE. Slindon College Sixth Form students have gained 100% passes at A Level, AS Level and BTEC Level 3. Despite national news reports concerning schools across the UK, the exam board decided to accept all grades awarded by Slindon College, without any changes....

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  • English Department Launch ‘Teacher Tales’...

    The English Department: Miss Gregory, Mrs Bull & Mrs Coffey have launched 'Teacher Tales,' a  series that hosts some of the best short stories and rhymes ever written, read out loud by teachers from the College. The stories, updated daily are now live on our Slindon College Google Classroom. You and your children can access these at any time from the dedicated Google Classroom page, by...

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  • Slindon College – Logan cycles...

    At Slindon College, we know how important it is to encourage our students, and to not only celebrate their achievements inside school, but outside of school too! We are very proud of our Primary student Logan Morris, who cycled 19 miles along the seafront to raise funds for the RNLI. Through determination brought on by his...

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  • Slindon College – GCSE Photography...

    A huge congratulations to the talented Ben Simons, whose GCSE Photography piece has been personally selected for pride of place in the Headmasters office. The piece was initially created from a photogram, produced in the schools unique darkroom facility. The piece was then colourised using Photoshop and laser printed on banner paper.

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  • Slindon College – Green Day...

    One of our most recent cross curricular event was the highly successful Green Day! Following in the footsteps of our French Day, Pi Day, Moon Day and yearly World Book Day. This event saw the whole school come together for a series of eco themed workshops that took place throughout the day, organised by our head of Greenpower and Design...

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  • Slindon College – We go...

    At Slindon College, we are committed to supporting the mental health of our students. With SEAL sessions, House Time and Group Support Sessions, we ensure that our students always have someone to talk to about their problems, and there is no problem too big. Inside out is a national campaign, launched in 2014 to mark...

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