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Ashville College

Green Lane, Harrogate, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England HG2 9JP
Tel: +44 (0)1423 566 358

Private School (Fee Paying) Co-Educational 2 - 18 Years Day & Boarding (Flexi, Full, Weekly)

At Ashville College, Pupils benefit from high quality teaching and facilities, as well as exciting activities delivered through our varied Co-Curricular Programme. As well as offering a wide range of subject options at GCSE and over 20 A Level and BTEC courses in our Sixth Form, we are the only independent school in the North of the UK to be accredited by the New England Association of School and Colleges (NEASC) to award US High School Diplomas.

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Word From The Head

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Rhiannon Wilkinson

I am delighted to welcome you to Ashville. It is an enormous privilege to be Head of our wonderful 2-18 co-educational school occupying a glorious site in Harrogate.

Founded in 1877, Ashville has a long tradition of offering a rounded holistic education. It is a flourishing co-educational community enhanced by its boarding traditions. We foster a culture of high expectations, ambition and staying true to our Methodist foundation, the importance of being the best version of ourselves. We promote a love of all-round learning for its own sake - not just as a means to an end. Both inside and outside the classroom, we are committed to providing a wide range of opportunities for intellectual, physical and personal interest and development.

At the heart of Ashville’s success is full commitment to the development of good, caring human beings through our proactive, individualised pastoral care and individual mentoring. All our pupils are part of a happy and close-knit community, known, cherished and encouraged as individuals. We provide a place where children and young people thrive, and leave us 'future ready' for life beyond school.

In addition, Ashville provides a rich and varied programme of co-curricular activities throughout the week including music, sport, drama as well as an extensive range of other pursuits. These opportunities are all hugely enjoyable in themselves, but they also help girls and boys of all ages to develop confidence and the social skills they will need to be happy and successful in the ever-changing global workplace.

If you are interested in discovering more about Ashville, then please do get in touch. Alternatively, please visit us at one of our upcoming Open Events. We would love to meet you and your children, to share all our hopes and ambitions for their future.

Open Days, Visits & Events

28-09-2024 - Open Morning

Our Open Doors events provide families with the opportunity to explore our campus and facilities and meet staff, pupils and parents whilst seeing the school in action on a normal school day.

Our showcase Saturday Open Mornings are more interactive and provide families with the chance to find out about individual subjects or areas of the school, such as co-curricular, pastoral and careers. They include a presentation from our Head, Mrs Rhiannon Wilkinson, and for those interested in Prep School, our Head of Prep, Mr Phil Soutar; as well as the opportunity to speak with all our Executive Leadership team.

What We Offer

  • A Level - Advanced Level Examinations
  • BTEC - Business and Technology Education Council
  • GCSE - General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • IGCSE - International General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Business studies
  • Classics
  • Design Technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Environmental studies
  • Government/Politics
  • ICT
  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Psychology
  • Theology
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • English
  • English As Foreign/2nd Language
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-Country
  • Fitness Training
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Martial Arts
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Adventure Training
  • Badminton
  • Band
  • Brass
  • Chess
  • Choir
  • Coding
  • Cooking
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Debating
  • Drama
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Eco Club
  • First Aid/Life Savers
  • Horse Riding & Management
  • Horticulture
  • Jazz
  • Language Club
  • Lego
  • Martial Arts
  • Music
  • Orchestra
  • Public Speaking
  • Real Tennis
  • Sewing & Knitting
  • Table Tennis
  • Yoga
  • Young Enterprise
  • Aspergers Syndrome (AS)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autistic Spectrum of Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Epilepsy
  • After School Club
  • Armed Forces Children
  • Before School Club
  • Diplomatic Children
  • Expatriate Children
  • Gifted Children
  • International Students
  • Rail Services
  • School Bus Service
  • Special Diets


  • Assessment
  • Common Entrance
  • Entry test or exam
  • GCSE results
  • Interview
  • Report from previous school
  • Academic
  • All-rounder
  • Armed forces discounts or bursaries
  • Art
  • Bursaries
  • Clergy/Ministers
  • Drama
  • Financial Assistance
  • Music
  • Sixth Form
  • Sport
  • All denominations welcome
  • Methodist
  • English

    Age Range & Fees

    Age Range2 to 18
    Annual Day Fees *10686 to 19197
    Annual Weekly Boarding Fees *0 to 0
    Annual Full Boarding Fees *29289 to 38754
    * Currency:

    Number Of Pupils

    31Full Boarding46
    4Weekly Boarding13
    Boys Girls

    Number Of Staff

    Full-time: 250
    Part-time: 0

    % Pupils Gaining
    GCSE/IGCSE Passes 5 - 9

    % Pupils Gaining
    A Level Grades A – C

    % Pupils Going
    To University