The Peterborough School

The Peterborough School is a member of the Woodard group of schools, which is 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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The Peterborough School

The Peterborough School is an independent day school for boys and girls from Nursery to Sixth Form.  Small classes sizes allow for close individual attention and the school’s friendly, family atmosphere allows pupils to exploit fully their natural potential within a happy and caring community.  The Senior School combines high academic achievement, traditional values and strong pastoral care with a progressive, modern outlook.

Category: Senior, Sixth Form

Pupils: Co-Education

Type: Day

Religious Affiliation: Church of England

Roll: 128 Boys / 143 Girls

Age Range: 11-18 Years

Founded: 1895

Location Description

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

School Contact Details

Headteacher: Mr A Meadows

Contact for enquiries:The Registrar

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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. A Senior recreation space and outdoor auditorium were completed in 2015.

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.

A new Sixth Form Centre and Senior Library were opened in September 2018.


Academic, Music, Art, Sport and All-rounder. Sixth Form Academic.

Entrance Requirements

Year 7 Entrance Examinations: In the January prior to entry the following September.


2019/2020. Years 7-13: £15,642 per annum.



    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    2020. All visits are welcome, please contact the school.


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