Felsted School

  • Curriculum: GCSE, A Level, IB Diploma
  • Age Range: 4 – 18 years
  • Pupils: Co-Education
  • School Type: Day & Boarding
  • Roll: 1050 (60% boys / 40% girls)
  • Founded: 1564

We welcome students from all over the world to appreciate a British boarding school education, with full boarding offered from the age of 8 at our Prep School. Felsted offers boys and girls aged four to eighteen a first class all round education, based on a safe, rural 80 acre village campus in stunning North Essex, only one hour from London and Cambridge.

Felsted in a nutshell

  • A superb all round holistic education that develops the character of every child
  • A modern, global approach to learning, with a depth of heritage boasting 454 years as one of the oldest and finest schools in England
  • Small class sizes that cater for individual development. A broad curriculum, with exciting learning opportunities and stimulating, dynamic and supportive teachers. Choice of A Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form
  • Day, contemporary & full boarding options. Outstanding pastoral care in modern, homely day and boarding houses
  • Top university entry and work education programme
  • Leading co-curricular and leadership programmes. Established partnership with the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • National sporting reputation. Partnerships with Essex Cricket, Saracens RC, Mavericks Netball and Blue Hornets Hockey

Global Member of Round Square Organisation offering many international opportunities

  • A mixture of traditional and modern buildings, based on stunning village campus
  • Modern, homely day and boarding houses.
  • High quality catering, with all food made on site
  • 24 hour Medical Centre
  • 1st in-school Wellbeing Centre in the UK
  • Outstanding sporting facilities which include spacious playing fields, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two Astroturf pitches, two sports halls, a professionally managed gym, three squash courts, six netball courts, 25 tennis courts
  • State-of-the art Music School,
  • Fully equipped Theatre and Performance Auditoria

We ask families to register with us and to send copies of current school reports.

If the pupils is considered suitable and a place is available, the will be asked sit our Felsted entrance test. They will also have a Headmaster Interview.

For Sixth Form entry, we ask for a minimum of 32 points at GCSE or equivalent, with grade 6 in the subjects they wish to study at A Level or at higher level in the IB Diploma.

2018/2019 Entry Fees

Prep School Full Boarding (ages 8-12): £8,155 per term

Senior School Full Boarding (ages 13-18): £11,995 per term

  • Scholarships and Mary Skill Awards are available for candidates showing excellence in and commitment to Academic subjects, Music, Art, Sport, Design and Technology and Drama.
  • Scholarships can be worth up to 20% off the fees and Mary Skill Awards up to £2000, details of which of which can be found below.

All awards make a student eligible to apply for additional financial support through a means-tested top-up bursary.