Basic Information & Location
Located just 90 minutes from Heathrow, Westonbirt is located on 210 acres of beautiful and stimulating private gardens and parklands nestled within the English countryside. This incredibly successful traditional British school is housed in a sprawling, traditional Victorian mansion.
At Westonbirt, individuality is celebrated and students develop a level of confidence, which is neither arrogant nor taken for granted. Success is celebrated and development is nourished. Westonbirt is proud of all students who create their own unique story during their time with the school.
The School’s curriculum focuses on each pupils as a whole, intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and morally in order to equip them with the skills necessary to thrive in the modern world. The approach is facilitated through small classes and excellent pastoral care. These efforts have paid off in consistently high GCSE and A-level scores year after year.
Boarding / Pastoral Care
Two thirds of the pupils board and one-third are day students. The school’s house system ensures every pupils enjoys a sense of belonging and they are encouraged in all they do by a committed team of nurturing pastoral and academic staff.
Extensive extra-curricular activities enhance students’ academic endeavours. Older pupils often participate in World Challenge, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Leiths cookery school and Young Enterprise. Additional activities are planned every weekend and are open to boarders and day students. These include cultural, fun and shopping trips.