The King's School is a British public school, situated in Canterbury, Kent. It is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference and the Eton Group. The school is co-educational and has both boarding and day pupils.
Winchester College is an English boys' independent school in the British public school tradition, set in the city of Winchester in Hampshire, the ancient capital of England. Officially known as Collegium Sanctae Mariae prope Wintoniam (or Collegium Beatae Mariae Wintoniensis prope Winton), or St Mary's College near Winchester, the College is commonly referred to as "Win: Coll:" or just "Winchester".
Eton College, often referred to simply as Eton, is a British independent school for boys aged 13 to 18. All the pupils board. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor". It is located in Eton, near Windsor in England, north of Windsor Castle, and is one of the original nine English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868. It has a very long list of distinguished former pupils, including eighteen former prime ministers.
The Edinburgh Academy is an independent school. It is self-governed and financed, though it remains subject to inspection by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education most recently in 2006. It was opened in 1824. The original building, in Henderson Row on the northern fringe of the New Town of Edinburgh, Scotland, is now part of the Senior School. The Junior School is located in Arboretum Road to the north of the city's famous Royal Botanic Garden.
Dulwich College is an independent school for boys in Dulwich, south-east London, United Kingdom. The College was founded in 1619 by Edward Alleyn, a successful Elizabethan actor, with the original purpose of educating 12 poor scholars as the foundation of "God's Gift". It currently has about 1600 boys, of whom 120 are boarders. This makes it one of the largest (in terms of numbers of pupils) independent schools in the UK.
Marlborough College is a British co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils, located in Marlborough, Wiltshire. Founded in 1843 for the education of the sons of Church of England clergy, the school now accepts both boys and girls of all beliefs. Currently there are just over 800 pupils, approximately one third of whom are female. New pupils are admitted at the ages of 13+ ("Shell entry") and 16 (Lower Sixth).
The Haberdashers' Aske's School or HABS, as it is commonly known by the public, is a leading British independent school in Elstree, near Borehamwood, in Hertfordshire. It owes its name to its foundation by the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers (one of the livery companies) through the agency of Robert Aske. The school adopted the motto of the company, "Serve and Obey".
Harrow School, commonly known simply as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys in the British public school tradition situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London. Harrow has educated boys since 1243 but was officially founded by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I in 1572. The school has an enrolment of approximately 800 boys spread across twelve boarding houses, all of whom board full time.
Charterhouse, originally The Hospital of King James and Thomas Sutton in Charterhouse, or more simply Charterhouse, is an English collegiate independent boarding school in the British public school tradition situated at Godalming in Surrey. Founded by Thomas Sutton in London in 1611 on the site of the old Carthusian monastery in Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, it is one of the original nine English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868.
St Paul's School is a boys' independent school, founded in 1509 by John Colet, located on a 45 acre site in the London suburb of Barnes. It was one of the original nine English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868, originally located in the City of London. Since 1881 St Paul's has had its own preparatory school, Colet Court, and from 1887, under the direction of a new High Master, it expanded rapidly.
Shrewsbury School is a public school located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. It is one of the Clarendon Schools, the original nine great English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868, and is now a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. Shrewsbury School was originally a boarding school for boys aged between 13 and 18. Day pupils are now accepted. The enrolment is around 690 boys; the first girls arrived in the Sixth Form in September 2008.
Haileybury and Imperial Service College, (usually shortened to Haileybury & ISC or Haileybury), is a British independent school founded in 1862. Originally, a leading boys' public school, it is now co-educational, enrolling pupils at 11+, 13+ and 16+ stages of education. Over 750 pupils attend Haileybury, of whom 450 board.
Mill Hill School, in Mill Hill, London, is a coeducational independent school for boarding and day pupils aged 13–18. It is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference, an organisation of public schools in the United Kingdom. The Good Schools Guide called the school "A well-balanced school" which "suits a busy, engaged child happy to try out a wide range of activities and use all the facilities. " Dr.
Christ's Hospital (popularly known as The Bluecoat School, and also by the nicknames "Housey" and "CH") is an English coeducational independent boarding school located in the Sussex countryside just south of Horsham, West Sussex, England. The school was originally founded in the 16th century in Greyfriars, London and Hertford.
Upper Canada College (UCC) is an independent elementary and secondary school for boys in midtown Toronto, Canada. Students between Senior Kindergarten and Grade Twelve study under the International Baccalaureate program. Founded in 1829, UCC is the oldest independent school in the province of Ontario, and the third oldest in the country. It was modelled on the British public schools.
Malvern College is a coeducational independent school, founded in 1865. It is located in Malvern, Worcestershire. The school was one of the twenty four Public Schools listed in the Public Schools Yearbook of 1889. Until 1992, it was a secondary school for boys aged 13 to 18. Following a series of mergers, with private primary schools and a girl's school in the area, it has since become coeducational with pupils from 3 to 18 years old.
Sydney Grammar School (colloquially known as Grammar) is an independent, non-denominational, selective, day school for boys, located in Darlinghurst, Edgecliff and St Ives, all suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Incorporated in 1854 by an Act of Parliament and opened in 1857, the school claims to offer a "classical" or "grammar" school education thought of as liberal, humane, pre-vocational pedagogy.
King Edward's School (KES) is an independent secondary school in Birmingham, England, founded by King Edward VI in 1552. It is part of the Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham, and is widely regarded as one of the most academically successful schools in the country, according to various league tables. It was ranked 7th for A-Level results and 20th for GCSE results, out of all schools in England in 2004.
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School is a selective boys' secondary school in Orpington, Greater London, England. The school is consistently one of the top achieving state schools in the UK and it was The Sunday Times State School of the Year in 2008. The school is also known as St Olave's, St Olave's Grammar School, STOGS or simply Olave's. The name is either pronounced /ˈoʊlævz/, or /ˈɒlɪvz/.
Clifton College is an English co-educational independent school in Clifton, Bristol, England, founded in 1862. In its early years it was notable (compared with most Public Schools of the time) for emphasising science in the curriculum, and for being less concerned with social elitism, e.g. by admitting day-boys on equal terms and providing a dedicated boarding house for Jewish boys.
Fettes College is an independent boarding and day school in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is often referred to as a public school in common with the traditional independent schools in England and Wales, although in Scotland, as in most of the English-speaking world, "public school" usually refers to a state school.
Nottingham High School is a British boys' independent school situated about a mile north of Nottingham city centre. It has around 900 pupils from ages 11 to 18 and there is the adjoining Nottingham High Junior School catering for younger boys and, from September 2008, the Lovell House Infant School, meaning that boys may be educated at Nottingham High School from the age of 4 years to 18. The present Headmaster is Kevin Fear, who succeeded Christopher Parker in April 2007.