Wycliffe College

Wycliffe College

Boarding School

Gloucestershire, UK

Wycliffe College

Type of School: Private Co-educational Boarding School

Available Courses: Years 8-9/GCSE/Pre-A Level/A Level/

Admission Age: 12-18

Number of Students: 800

Accommodation: Boarding

Year Established: 1882

Website: https://www.wycliffe.co.uk/

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Wycliffe is a co-educational, independent, private day and boarding school located in the town of Stonehouse in Gloucestershire, England. The school was founded in 1882 by G. W. Sibly, and comprises 800 pupils.

The college is set in 52 acres of land, distributed among three separate campuses and offsite facilities.Wycliffe is a member school of The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC). The Good Schools Guide stated that Wycliffe is “A school which offers a way of life as much as an education…A real gem of a school.”

The Independent Schools Inspectorate rated Wycliffe as either Excellent or Good in all areas in its most recent inspection (March 2016).Wycliffe has a commitment to identify and nurture individual potential, provides a safe and stimulating environment conducive to learning and an enhanced curriculum supported by an extensive extra-curricular programme that enriches the whole person and prepares them effectively for life after school.

Key Facts:

  • The school is the first independent school in the UK to have achieved recognition with the National Academy for Able Children in Education (NACE)
  • Wycliffe has a great sporting history in squash – old Wycliffians have also gone on to represent their home nations in international events such as the Commonwealth Games.
  • Notable Alumni: Mark Blundell – Formula One Racing Driver, Charlie Stayt – Presenter of BBC Breakfast on BBC One