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: 212 Boys / 214 Girls

Day pupils: 426

Age Range: 11-18 Years, 0-18 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

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 – Infants: £10,467 per annum.

Years 3-6: £12,789 per annum

Years 7-13: £15,642 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.



All visits are welcome, please contact the school

Open Day: Saturday 3 Oct 2020 -

October 3rd 2020 (pending government restrictions lifted regarding Covid).

Virtual Open Day available now:


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