Admissions Process

At Stanborough, candidates are not selected solely on academic ability. The resolve of the candidate and evident training from the parent are strong indicators in determining admission.

1 – Tour

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2 – Apply

For Application form contact the Registrar using the below button.


3 – Entrance Exams

Candidates sit entrance examinations in Maths, Science and English (approximate time 3 hours). Please note that students whose first language is not English are not required to take these exams but will be asked to complete a an English placement test upon arrival.

4 – Interview

Candidates and parents arrange for a formal interview. This is an opportunity for the school to become well acquainted with the background of the candidates.

5 – Notification

Acceptance letters are mailed out to candidates and parents.

International Students

Entrance Exams

For international applicants arrangements can be made to take the exam at your school.

Visa Information

Stanborough Secondary School  is willing to accept international students upon successful completion of a visa application.

Please check the UK Gov website for eligibility:

Kindly note that we have allocation of Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) – depending on a successful application.


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Registration Fee£80
School Fee Deposit£600
Library, Locker & Textbook Deposit£100
Tuition Fees
Years Seven & Eight£3612 (per term)
£3829 (per term)* from September 2024
Years Nine to Eleven£3871 (per term)
£4103 (per term)* from September 2024
Boarding Fees
Five Day Boarding£5631 (per term)
Seven Day Boarding£6381 (per term)
Flexi-boarding (max of three days per week)£50 (per day)
Music Fees (compulsory for Years 7–9)£210 (per term)
£230 (per term)* from Summer Term 2024
Optional Charges
Lunch per meal (Day Pupils only)£3.50* advanced payments
£4.00* on the day payments
Discounts available
Second Child Discount10%
Third and Subsequent Child Discount10%
a) One term's notice is required for early withdrawal from school otherwise one term's fee is payable
b) b) 5% Discount for Tuition fees paid before the first day of term
c) c) According to the School Fees Policy, fees must be paid upfront, unless a payment plan has been agreed with the Finance Department.

Contact the Registrar

  • 01923 673268

    Prospective Student Form