Schools founded by the Military

Some schools have a long history with the military and this can add big benefits to service families.

  • Pangbourne College

    Pangbourne College – a community where the individual matters. Founded in 1917 by Sir Thomas Lane Devitt as ‘The Nautical College’, the school was founded as a training ground to produce high quality officers for the British Merchant Navy and prepare boys for the rigours and demands of life at Sea. Links were quickly established with the Royal Navy, and from its foundation the pupils wore the uniform of the RNR Officer Cadets.

  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria School Dunblane Scotland

    Queen Victoria School is a boarding school which is funded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide for the children of UK Armed Forces families. Parents do not pay fees as such and many costs are covered by the MoD.  However, parents are asked to make a termly contribution to support the smooth running of the school.  

  • Duke-of-York

    The Duke of York’s Royal Military School

    The Duke of York’s Royal Military School is a non-selective state boarding school with Academy status for pupils aged 11 to 18. Located in Dover, Kent the school is an ideal choice for those living in the UK and Europe as we are close to the ferry port and Eurotunnel, and an hour’s train journey from London St Pancras. Set in 150 acres of Kent countryside, your son or daughter will feel safe and secure in our close-knit community.

  • Royal Hospital

    The Royal Hospital School reinforces a values-driven education

    The Royal Hospital School was established by Royal Charter in 1712 with a remit to ‘improve navigation’ through education. By the late nineteenth century, it had become affectionately known as the ‘Cradle of the Navy’ as it prepared boys for a life at sea, many of whom went on to become explorers and pioneers of their time.


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