Moorland School

Nestled in the heart of the captivating Ribble Valley, the serene and picturesque surroundings of Moorland School offer a homely place to learn, develop and strive.


The school is gracefully situated on an 18-acre estate in the tranquil market town of Clitheroe, about an hour’s drive from both Manchester and Leeds.

Moorland is a family focused school which is committed to shaping extra-ordinary futures and opportunity.

Here at Moorland we see ourselves as an extension of your own family. Our ethos is to create an atmosphere that feels like a family, giving pupils a place to grow in a nurturing environment, and provide the tools and support needed to achieve their true academic and social potential.


We understand that every child is unique and this should be reflected in their learning journey. We prepare our students academically and socially in preparation for successful and fulfilling lives. Alongside the social and educational opportunity at Moorland, we also have nationally renowned ballet and football academies.

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Moorland International Ballet Academy holds a steadfast commitment to delivering expert and personalised instruction within a nurturing educational environment. The ballet academy proudly offers an array of courses meticulously designed to cater to the unique needs and aspirations of each dancer.


Moorland Football Academy has produced many Academy level and professional players. The school teams are constantly achieving regional and national cup success and recognised as being the recruiting ground for many of the leading clubs and academies.

Enquire about: Moorland School
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HeadMs Deborah Frost
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range2 - 11
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational International Football Elite International Ballet Elite
Boarding Fees From£8,667.00 per term
Forces DiscountCEA +10%
Total Students191
Youngest Boarder8
Junior Boarders2
Senior Boarders68
Int'l Students20
Closest Airport 1Manchester (75km)
Closest Airport 2Liverpool (95km)
School AddressMoorland School
Ribblesdale Avenue