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Aysgarth School
Aysgarth School
Aysgarth School
Aysgarth School
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Aysgarth School Bedale, North Yorkshire Visit
Aysgarth School
210 pupils, ages 3-13
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Aysgarth School

Sequestered in acres of North Yorkshire countryside, this traditional boys prep is an ideal environment for energetic boys who like to get stuck in, working hard but playing hard too. On our visit, we were struck by how happy, well-mannered and charming all the boys were, testament to the holistic education they’re receiving, with excellent pastoral care instilling values that will see them through life. Aysgarth's pre-prep has been co-ed for over 30 years, but there's big change afoot: from September 2024, the school will become fully co-educational, admitting girls all the way...
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Boys sledging in the snow on a blue sledge
Boy in school uniform riding a bicycle through the woods
Boy clay pigeon shooting with an instructor
Boy cantering on a pony in an indoor arena
Boys running down a hill at the start of a x country race
Boys playing outside all wearing blue shirts and jumpers
Choir singing in the carol concert in front of a giant christmas tree
Boys gathered around a campfire all wearing blue shirts and ties
Boys doing archery standing on green grass with pink blossom in the foreground
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 1£3,760
    Year 2£3,860
    Year 3£4,525
    Year 4£8,370
    Year 5£8,370
    Year 6£8,370
    Year 7£8,370
    Year 8 £8,370
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3 -
    Year 4 £10,890
    Year 5 £10,890
    Year 6£10,890
    Year 7£10,890
    Year 8 £10,890

    With the support of the Aysgarth School Foundation, the school is able to offer help with the payment of fees for families who would not otherwise be able to afford them. This financial support may be in the form of an award of up to 100% of fees. Awards are subject to an assessment of the financial, compassionate or other pertinent circumstances of applicants. All information is provided and received in strict confidence.

    Bursary contact:
    Admissions and Marketing Manager Niki Pargeter
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School Updates


    Aysgarth School is pleased to announce that from September 2024, Aysgarth Prep School will be co-educational and accept girl pupils for Years 4–8, marking a new chapter in the school’s legacy of educational excellence.
  • “Spotlight Shines on Aysgarth School: Celebrating Spectacular Success in Drama Achievements"

    Aysgarth pupils gained a 100% pass rate in the latest LAMDA exams. All 40 boys received merits or distinctions. 27 Distinctions and 13 Merits.
    “Spotlight Shines on Aysgarth School: Celebrating Spectacular Success in Drama Achievements
  • WATCH: Aysgarth School Film

    WATCH: Aysgarth School Film
  • WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Aysgarth

    WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Aysgarth
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Aysgarth School is
linked with:


Newton-le-willows, Bedale, North Yorkshire DL8 1TF

01677 450240


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Term Dates


Open Days

Open days and how to visit View Open Days Register for open Day

Prep Open Morning (9am - 1pm)
09 March 2024
Pre-Prep Open Morning (10am - 12 noon)
15 March 2024

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