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State

Lancashire

Number of Students

565

% A*-C at A-Level

80%

Ideal for

Study in a magnificent setting

Rossall School

Private Boarding School – Fleetwood , Lancashire

Rossall School is a large, British private boarding school educating Senior and Sixth Form boys and girls since 1844. The school presents a challenging curriculum in a friendly, global community environment (over 50 nationalities represented). Academic offerings include a large selection of GCSE core subjects, over 25 A-Level courses, the prestigious International Baccalaureate, as well as the Combined Cadet Force (the first in the UK). 

Facilities

Set on an historic 160-acre campus along the magnificent Lancashire coastline, it's the only school in the UK with its own Space Science & Astronomy Centre. Other facilities of note are a brand new cookery kitchen, and a state-of-the-art design and technology studio. Its impressive Harry Potter-style dining hall was described by F.A.M Webster in his book, Our Great Public Schools, as "one of the most splendid in the country". Rossall School also features a gymnasium, an indoor pool, climbing wall and tennis courts, in addition to outdoor tennis and squash courts, shooting and archery ranges, an AstroTurf hockey pitch and a mile-long private beach. 

Sports and Arts

Rossall School offers membership in 64 clubs and societies. Competitive sports of hockey, preparatory school rugby and basketball. As for the selection of extracurricular activities, they are virtually limitless. 

Dormitories and Student Life

Student housing at Rossall School gives off a warm, family-oriented vibe. There are cosy common areas, well-appointed bedrooms and contemporary shower rooms. Perfectly cared for by houseparents and tutors, young people find the dormitories a place to relax, study and form lasting friendships. 

Location: Fleetwood, Lancashire

Estimated start date: beginning of September

Estimated end date: end of June / beginning of July

Eligibility: Entrance exam required. All candidates seeking entry to Sixth Form will be required to give GCSE / iGCSE equivalent qualifications from the student's own country. 

School Facts

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

565

Year Groups Accepted

7-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:14

Ideal for

Study in a magnificent setting

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

Yes

School Uniform

Yes

Religious Affiliation

None

% A*-C at A-Level

80%

Foreign Languages

  • German
  • French
  • Latin
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Year Established

1844

Academic Courses

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Further Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Photography
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies

Sports

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Fitness
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Sailing
  • Running
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • Astronomy
  • Creative Writing
  • Jazz Band
  • Rock Band
  • Orchestra
  • Model United Nations
  • Musical Theater Production
  • Chess
  • Garden

School Location

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