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The Peterborough School

Thorpe Road, Peterborough, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England PE3 6AP

Age Range & Fees

Age Range4 to 18
Annual Day Fees *£10467 to £15642
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
Annual Full Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
* Currency: GB Pound

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
0Full Boarding0
0Weekly Boarding0

Number of Staff

Full-time: 80
Part-time: 20

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education
Head Photo

Mr Adrian D Meadows, BSc (Hons) (Manchester), NPQH

The Peterborough School

The Peterborough School is the City's only independent day school for boys and girls from Nursery to Sixth Form.

Small class sizes, excellent pastoral support and high levels of individual attention are key to the many and varied successes which are achieved. In the classroom, lifelong learning skills are developed and pupils of all ages have the opportunity to be stretched through the challenging extended curriculum. Beyond the classroom, children are offered a wide range of opportunities and experiences to develop their self-confidence, passion for learning and creativity and all are encouraged to participate, whatever their standard.

The ethos of the School, focusing on kindness, courtesy and tolerance to all, means that behaviour and manners are excellent and children have the ability to exploit fully their natural potential within a happy, caring and friendly community.

Since the school became co-educational throughout, it continues to expand and develop, now offering a bespoke Sixth Form Centre, new Senior Library and an established Forest School programme in Prep.

Visitors are welcome all year round by appointment but our Open Days on Saturdays in October and May offer excellent opportunities for families to visit less formally to find out what the School offers. For further information call the School on 01733 343357 or visit

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    What we offer

    • Business studies
    • Design technology
    • Drama/Theatre
    • Economics
    • ICT
    • Painting/Sculpture
    • Philosophy/Ethics
    • Photography
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • English
    • English as foreign/2nd language
    • French
    • German
    • Latin
    • Spanish
    • Athletics
    • Badminton
    • Basketball
    • Cricket
    • Cross-country
    • Fencing
    • Fitness training
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Hockey
    • Netball
    • Rounders
    • Rugby
    • Swimming
    • Table tennis
    • Tennis
    • Touch rugby
    • Volleyball
    • Adventure training
    • Ballet
    • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
    • Chess
    • Dance
    • Drama productions
    • Duke of Edinburgh Award
    • First aid/life savers
    • Horse riding and management
    • Orienteering
    • Public speaking/Debating
    • Rock climbing
    • Rowing
    • Skiing
    • Yoga
    • Young Enterprise
    • Band/Orchestra
    • Brass
    • Choir
    • Corps of drums
    • Guitar
    • Jazz
    • Keyboard
    • Percussion
    • Singing
    • Strings
    • Woodwind
    • After school club
    • Before school/Breakfast club
    • Experience of expatriates' children
    • Experience of gifted children
    • Experience of international students
    • Experience of services' children
    • Particular diets
    • School bus service
    • Autism
    • Hearing
    • Dyslexia
    • MLD
    • Aspergers
    • Delicate/Medical
    • Epilepsy

    Method of Entry

    • Assessment
    • Entry test or exam
    • GCSE results
    • Interview
    • Report from previous school
    • References
    • Trial day at school

    Scholarships & Bursaries

    • Other bursaries
    • Academic
    • Choral
    • Art
    • Siblings
    • Music
    • Financial need
    • Senior school entry
    • All-rounder
    • Other scholarships
    • 6th Form
    • Sport
    • Means tested bursaries

    Curriculum and Exams:

    • A Level
      Advanced Level Examinations
    • ABRSM
      Associated board of the Royal School of Music
    • AQA
      Assessments and Qualifications Alliance
    • Cambridge Assessment
      Cambridge Assessment English
    • Edexcel Foundation
    • GCSE
      General Certicicate of Secondary Education
    • LAMDA
      London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
    • OCR
      Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations
    • WJEC

    Religious Affiliation:

    • All denominations welcome
    • Church of England

    Teaching Languages:

    • English
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