St Bees
St Bees


St Bees Location

St Bees, Cumbria

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Northern England

Key Information
Location St Bees, Cumbria
Address St Bees School, St Bees
Cumbria, CA27 0DS, UK.
Closest Airport Manchester
Number of Pupils 306
Head Teacher Mr James Davies
Tuition Fees Year 7 & 8 Full Boarding Fees – £7,320 per term
Year 9 – Sixth Form Full Boarding Fees – £9,985 per term

Who will St Bees suit?

Youngsters who might otherwise be distracted by high city life will find the quiet and gentle countryside, plus the inspiring mix of ancient and modern buildings, an excellent venue for university preparation. Sixth formers are confident, friendly and enthusiastic supporters of their school, which is home to over 300 pupils, 43% of whom are boarders from the UK and 22 other countries. Cricket and other sports facilities, including their own golf course and Golf Academy, are excellent.


Most move on to top UK universities, including a few to Oxford and Cambridge, and 95% of school leavers gain admission to their first choice university. Provision is made for those who want to pursue more vocational opportunities.

Settling-In at St Bees

An international department ensures that all overseas pupils have help with English language and the development of proper study skills to allow them to meet their needs. Maths, science, art and music are strong. A one-year GCSE course and a Sixth Form development course (also for one year) are available.

Scholarship Opportunities at St Bees

St Bees offers one full scholarship to pupils on entry at 11+, 13+ and 16+
Academic, Music and Sport Scholarships are also available up to a maximum of 50%

ASIS View of St Bees

Set in beautiful local sandstone buildings over 400 years old, St Bees School provides an added-value education for children of all academic abilities, including preparing for Oxbridge, and regularly achieves the status of No.1 school in the English north-west region. It has a coastal location, two hours from Manchester but just ten minutes from some of Britain’s most glorious countryside in the Cumbrian Lake District. St Bees was founded by a former Archbishop of Canterbury who wanted to create an atmosphere of academic diligence, similar to Oxford and Cambridge, whilst embodying the gentle Christian approach to friendship and care.

Interested in this School?

I had a very great experience right from the start to finish; All the staff were really great and very helpful. I recommend SI-UK for all students who are planning to study in the UK.

Anuradha Venkatesh Msc Energy Management, University of Stirling

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