In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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St Peter's 13-18

Jeremy Walker

As the world’s fourth oldest school, founded in 627 AD, St Peter’s combines a long tradition of academic rigour within a focused learning community, with a lively, modern approach to education. The sporting, artistic, intellectual and cultural opportunities at the school are inspiring, stimulating both participation and achievement at the highest levels.

Rated 'excellent' in all areas in our Independent Schools Inspectorate report (April 2017), and with some of the best examination results of any school in the North, we are an HMC day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 13-18.

Join us for our autumn Open Events to explore the School, meet our friendly staff and pupils, and discover what it means to be part of the St Peter's School community.

We were The Sunday Times North Independent School of the Year in 2019.

St Peter’s develops determined all-rounders capable of contributing to society once they leave, confident in the skills they have acquired at this historic school.

The Sunday Times

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.

Jeremy Walker, Head Master

You can request a prospectus or arrange to visit the school. Our team will be in touch.

Good Schools Guide

View St Peter's School on The Good Schools Guide.

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