Ryde School

Set in a safe and idyllic island setting, 10 minutes from Portsmouth by hovercraft, Ryde School with Upper Chine (known locally as Ryde School) is a thriving, prosperous co-ed day and boarding school, providing exceptional educational opportunities in a nurturing environment. We have a strong tradition of excellent pastoral care, our boarding houses are homely and all pupils and staff are supported by our mentoring and coaching culture.

“ An IB & Round Square UK island school with a global outlook”

We are an IB World School and a Round Square School and the ideals, life skills and ethos of both are embedded in our curriculum and school life from Nursery to Sixth Form. We offer GCSEs followed by three study options for Sixth Form: A Levels, IB Diploma and IB Career-related Programmes. We also offer a one year GCSE Pre Sixth Form course providing an ideal preparation for entry into the Sixth Form. We have an excellent record of academic achievement throughout all age groups, pupils go on to study at Oxbridge, other Russell Group universities and Art, Music and Drama colleges. At Ryde we embrace our Island setting and extensive grounds to offer a wealth of extra-curricular options including the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (bronze to gold levels), CCF, competitive sports and sailing.

Pupils succeed academically and are well-mannered, characterful, happy and independent; a result of Ryde School’s dynamic yet welcoming environment.

We have a long tradition of welcoming children of Forces families and offer a bespoke Forces package as well as general scholarships and bursaries. We have recently added two new stunning boarding houses in the school grounds, offering full, weekly and flexi boarding.

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Enquire about: Ryde School
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HeadMr Mark Waldron
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range3 - 11
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: Yes
Jnr Boarding Fees£9,950.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£10,100.00 per term
Sixth Form£10,100.00 per term
Forces DiscountYes
Total Students725
Youngest Boarder10
Junior Boarders2
Senior Boarders49
Int'l Students56
Closest Airport 1Southampton (25km)
Closest Airport 2Heathrow/Gatwick (95km)
School AddressRyde School with Upper Chine
Queens Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 3BE
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