King Edward’s School, Witley
One of the oldest co-educational independent schools in the country, King Edward’s is for pupils aged 11 to 18, and has a fantastic reputation for pastoral care. Its pioneering approach to co-ed boarding, with paired boys’ and girls’ houses, is ideal for siblings. The school is situated in beautiful Surrey countryside, but only 45 minutes from both of London’s major international airports. The IB and A Levels (from 2015) are taught in the Sixth Form and a Pre-Sixth Form course is offered in the Fifth Form.
AddressKing Edward’s Witley, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 5SG, England, UK
Total number of pupils: 400
Number of boarders: 278
Percentage of international pupils: 34%
Girls / Boys: 160 / 240
Teacher: pupil ratio: 1:7
Size of Sixth Form: 145
Termly boarding fee in Sixth Form: Academic year Sept 15/16: £9,715
Academic curriculum: GCSE, IGCSE, Pre-Sixth Form, IB, A Level
SportsAthletics, Badminton, Canoeing, Cricket, Golf, Football, Hockey, Lifesaving, Netball, Open Water Diving, Rounders, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Waterpolo.
The ArtsA reputation for its annual arts & sculpture festival, VivArtis. The Dramatic Arts are at the centre of school life.
Did you know?The School was founded way back in 1553 by ‘the boy King’ Edward VI. The Royal Family connection continues to this day. The Queen Mother was President for 49 years and the Duchess of Gloucester is the current President.