The world’s foremost Catholic boarding school welcomes girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Set in over 2,200 acres of beautiful Yorkshire countryside with top-class facilities, we are full boarding and students are immersed in a rich and varied programme of learning, activities and social events seven days a week. Easy access from airports. 20% discount with CEA
Welcome to Ampleforth, one of the most beautiful schools in the world. Our mission is to provide students with a compass for life through living our Benedictine values. We fully prepare them for the challenges of university, the world of work and life beyond our valley by focusing on independent learning, thinking and coping in all aspects of school life.
Ampleforth provides a compass for life. Each individual’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values. We educate the whole person, unlocking what they can contribute to the world and fulfilling their academic potential. Students learn how to think independently and have the confidence to lead, to work well with others and have the humility to serve. Equipped with the skills and mindset needed to flourish, Amplefordians are inspired to be caring and thoughtful citizens who make the right decisions in life.
We offer an exceptional range of opportunities for each student to discover and develop their interests and strengths. We make the most of our wonderful location. A strong House system with dedicated staff in each House provide real homes where children from different years mix and form lasting friendships. Pastoral care is outstanding.
Ampleforth is one of very few schools which draws students from across the UK. With 30% from overseas and particular representation from a range of European countries, we enjoy a broad cultural and linguistic mix. Student travel is organised all round the world – access to regional airports is good and London to York is under 2 hours by train.
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