St Peter’s School, York

St Peter’s School, York, combines outstanding academic achievement with a huge range of sporting, music, artistic and cultural opportunities. Founded in 627 AD, it is the fourth oldest school in the world.


Pupils develop a lifelong love of learning, consistently achieving some of the best examination results in the UK. Combining academic success with the skills, interests and values needed for life beyond school, St Peter’s offers a safe and nurturing environment where pupils thrive. When they leave, they remain in the St Peter’s community for life and go on to make a positive impact on their world.


Boarders can take full advantage of everything St Peter’s has to offer, including over 80 different co-curricular activities and access to one of the largest and most diverse music schools in the North. Pupils enjoy fantastic facilities on the school’s extensive 47-acre campus, including industry-recognised sports pitches, an award-winning swimming pool and a new boathouse on the banks of the River Ouse. All senior pupils, day and boarding, have a full 6-day week so everyone leads a busy and balanced life together. 


Located just two hours from London by train, St Peter’s is ideally situated at the heart of historic York with easy access to the spectacular Yorkshire Coast and the stunning North York Moors.


We offer 10% discount on boarding fees for families in receipt of CEA. Additional means-tested bursary support is also available.

“A refreshingly unusual place in that it really does offer something for everyone” Good Schools’ Guide

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HeadMr. Jeremy Walker
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range2 - 13
Senior Age Range13 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational
Boarding Fees From£12,440.00 per term
Forces Discount10%
Total Students1200
Youngest Boarder10
Junior Boarders22
Senior Boarders150
Int'l Students45
Closest Airport 1Leeds (50km)
Closest Airport 2Manchester (150km)