University College School Hampstead, London
University College School
903 pupils, ages 11-18
All-boys (mixed sixth form)

University College School

Many schools pay lip service to free thinking but at big, buzzing UCS in Hampstead, liberal scholarship is its very core – especially during those all-important formative senior years (the school is boys only until sixth form, then co-ed). Parents approve of the unstuffy, informal vibe – very little is prescribed and, aside from a few set subjects (English, maths, one science, one modern language), pupils can construct their own GCSE curriculum....
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7£7,030
    Year 8£7,030
    Year 9£7,030
    Year 10£7,030
    Year 11£7,030
    Year 12£7,030
    Year 13£7,030

    University College School prides itself on its generous and well-funded Bursary scheme, which allowed it to offer £1.2 million in bursarial support last year as well as placing it at the top of independent schools in London for the number of 100% bursaries awarded (90% of all bursaries awarded are full-fee awards). Pupils in receipt of 100% awards are also eligible to attend academic trips free of charge and receive a significant reduction (greater than 50%) towards the cost of other trips.

    UCS estimates that the upper limit for fee assistance is a gross household income of £100,000. All awards are means-tested subject to a full financial review and are reassessed annually.

    For more information, as well as a link to the school’s bursaries brochure, please see their website:

    Bursary contact:
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Frognal, Hampstead, London NW3 6XH

020 7435 2215


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