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St Peter’s, York

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4 months ago

Address: Clifton, York, Yorkshire YO30 6AB
Website: stpetersyork.org.uk
Founded: 627 AD
Number of Pupils: 1,289
Ages: 2-18

  • Day – £9,570 – £19,380 annually
  • Part-time Boarding – £32,160 annually (Third to Fifth Form only)
  • Full UK/EEA Boarding – £37,320 annually
  • Full Non-EEA Boarder – £40,230 annually

Head Teacher: Mr Jeremy Walker
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Entrance Procedure: Applicants should apply through the school website here, and pay the registration fee of £75 using instructions on the online form. Applicants are advised to apply at least one year in advance and are encouraged to visit the school before making an application.
Contact: Admissions Team
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Visits can be arranged at any time, but term-time visits are recommended so that applicants can meet pupils, staff and see the school in action. There is also an opportunity to visit the school at the annual open morning in September and October, and taster stays for boarders can also be arranged.

The Curriculum

From Early Years right through to Sixth Form, children at St Peter’s benefit from an environment, ethos and approach to education that is right for their ages and proven to encourage growth, build confidence and develop character whilst making learning exciting. 

St Peter’s offers a rich and varied curriculum, delivered by inspirational and supportive teachers. Specialisms include the arts, classics, drama, maths, medical, music, science and sport.

Games & the Arts

Pupils enjoy an exceptional variety of arts, drama, music, sport and volunteering at the core of a vast co-curricular programme. The school offers 80 different co-curricular activities for pupils to enjoy and excellent facilities across a 50-acre campus.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral care is placed at the core of pupils’ day-to-day life, ensuring that everybody feels safe, happy and a valued member of the school community.

University Places

Pupils commonly gain places at Russell Group Universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. 88% of leavers in 2023 continued to higher education.

Exam Results: For our latest exam results please see our website here.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

St Peter’s is an exceptionally happy and friendly school, where enthusiasm, fair play and development of the whole person are considered as equally important as success in examinations. We equip young people with the skills they need to go out into the world, succeed and be happy.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • World’s fourth oldest school, founded in 627 AD
  • The Sunday Times North Independent School of the Year 2019
  • 50-acre campus, ten minutes’ walk from the centre of York
  • 80+ co-curricular activities available
  • Outstanding academic results