The Peterborough School

An independent day school for children aged 6 months to 18 years. Small class sizes and a broad curriculum encourage pupils to develop academically and build confidence from a young age.

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    The Peterborough School

    The Peterborough School is an independent day school for boys and girls from Nursery to Sixth Form.  Small class sizes allow for individual attention and the School’s friendly, family atmosphere allows pupils to explore their natural potential within a happy and caring community.

    Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Day

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 220 Boys / / 220 Girls

    Day pupils: 440

    Age Range: 6months-18 years

    Founded: 1895

    Location Description

    Grade 2 Manor House set in a campus location with 10 acres of parkland, close to city centre. 50 minutes by train to London.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mr Adrian Meadows

    Contact for enquiries:Admissions

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6AP

    Tel: 01733 343357



    Spacious grounds, modern Computing Suite, Chapel, Sports Facility with a four-badminton-court-sized hall, fitness suite, climbing wall and extensive changing facilities. Drama Studio, five recently re-furbished science labs, new Food Technology room, new Design Technology rooms for Graphic Products and Art Textiles.

    Extra curricular activities include the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Young Enterprise Scheme, public speaking and debating and Scouts. The school also has its own St John Ambulance Division.


    Academic, Music, Art, Sport and All-rounder (available for senior students). Sixth Form scholarships..

    Entrance Requirements

    Entrance exams for Year 7 places.



    Reception – Year 6: £11,250 – £14,640 per annum

    Years 7-13: £17,829 per annum.


    The Peterborough School is a Woodard School, the largest collection of Church of England schools in England and Wales and one of the principal educational charities in the UK.

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    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    If you would like to visit the School, please contact us to BOOK a place.  Tours can take part during the School day, and can be arranged to include meeting the Headmaster, Deputy Headmaster or Head of Preparatory School if you wish.

    For details, please contact the School on 01733 343357 or email the Admissions Department.


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