Giggleswick School

Giggleswick School is one of the UK’s leading co-educational boarding schools, located in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, just over an hour away from Leeds/Bradford and Manchester airports.

“How can they bear to tear themselves away from this happy place in the Yorkshire Dales.” Tatler Schools Guide

The Senior and Junior schools are on the same site providing a seamless and stable boarding education from 9 to 18 years. As a genuine boarding school with 64% of pupils boarding, we have a full school day on Saturday, with lessons in the morning and sport in the afternoon. A structured programme of activities is also in place for boarders on Saturday evenings and Sundays.

Academic results are strong with 58% of Year 13 achieving a place at a Russell Group University and many achieving Oxbridge interviews. Our academic programme is complemented by a wide range of co-curricular activities, from sport and outdoor pursuits to music, art, drama, debating, and service in the community. We welcome international pupils from over 14 different countries, including expatriate and Forces families. Of our total pupil body, 83% are British and 17% are internationals.

We welcome international pupils from over 17 different countries, including expatriate and Forces families. Of our total pupil body, 81% are British and 20% are internationals.

We also operate an extremely popular International Summer School programme, providing international students with an ideal opportunity to improve their English, have fun, make friends, and get a taste for British life at a top UK boarding school.

We are listed as a ‘Top 20 Independent School in the North’ by The Sunday Times.

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Enquire about: Giggleswick School
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HeadMr. Mark Turnbull
School TypeCombined co-education school
Jnior Age Range3 - 11
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational Sport Business
Jnr Boarding Fees£7,700.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£10,100.00 per term
Sixth Form£12,900.00 per term
Forces DiscountForces pay 10% only
Total Students350
Youngest Boarder9
Junior Boarders10
Senior Boarders214
Int'l Students65
Closest Airport 1Manchester (100km)
Closest Airport 2Leeds (80km)
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