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    St Bees School

    Category: Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 43 Boys / / 51 Girls

    Age Range: 11-18 Years

    Founded: 1583

    Location Description

    St Bees School has an enviable location on the western coastal fringe of the Lake District UNESCO World Heritage site, a place of outstanding beauty that provides excellent opportunities for outdoor adventure training activities. Situated in 250 acres of beautiful green space with clean air, St Bees offers a wonderful and unique environment in which to study and play.

    School Contact Details

    Wood Lane, St Bees, Cumbria, CA27 0DS

    Tel: 01946 828000



    From September 2024 

    All per term.

    UK students

    Years 7 & 8.

    Day Fee: £5400; Weekly Boarding: £7500; Full Boarding: £9220.

    Years 9 – 13.

    Day Fee: £6200; Weekly boarding: £9000; Full boarding: £11,200


    Non UK students.

    Years 7 – 8:   Full Boarder (International). £12,285

    Years 9 – 13:  Full Boarder (International). £13,330


    Flexi boarding: (Per night) Years 7-8 £80, Years 9-13 £92


    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Every day is an open day at St Bees School!

    We have a rolling admissions process, meaning there is no deadline to submit applications! No matter what year group you are interested in, book your own personal tour of St Bees and see the students and staff in action.

    Please get in touch to arrange a personal tour at your convenience, either by Tel 01946 828000 or by email


    Alternatively, please view our Virtual Tour.


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