About St Peter's School

About St Peter's School

  • Founded in 627 AD, St Peter’s School is the fourth oldest school in the world
  • We offer education from ages 2+ (rising 3) to 18 at three schools: Clifton School and Nursery (rising 3-8), St Olave’s School (8-13) and St Peter’s School (13-18)
  • We are a co-educational school offering both day and boarding education
  • Pupil numbers as of September 2017 are: 573 at St Peter’s, 351 at St Olave’s and 195 at Clifton, totalling 1119
  • The boy:girl ratio is around 4:3 across the school as a whole
  • Approximately 142 pupils are boarders. Boarding starts at age 10
  • Pupils from overseas usually make up approximately one third of the boarding community, and 10% of the whole Senior School community
  • In 2017, the A* - B pass rate was 77% at A Level and 91% at GCSE
  • The majority of our pupils proceed to Russell Group or elite universities. Popular subjects include medicine, engineering, history, politics and modern languages
  • We employ approximately 380 individual members of staff of whom 130 are teaching staff
  • The site occupies 47 acres
  • Annual fees range from £7,740 in the Nursery to £17,9550 (Day), £29,160 (Boarding) and £30,600 (Non-EU Boarding) in the Senior School
  • Well-known alumni include: Guy Fawkes, composer John Barry, cricketer Jonny Bairstow, sports presenter Katherine Downes and actors Greg Wise and Fleur Keith

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