Westminster School Westminster, London
Westminster School
Westminster
758 pupils, ages 13-18
All-boys (mixed sixth form)
Day and Boarding

Westminster School

This may be the oldest historic school in London to remain on its original site, but they wear their tradition lightly at Westminster, a place bursting with unbelievable intellectuality, countless quirks, an all-encompassing breadth and boarding-school opportunities (and beds, for a select few) – bang in the heart of the Big Smoke. For the right boys (and girls, who join them in a much-expanded sixth form), this is as close to intellectual utopia as you can get. ...
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  • Academic results

  • University destinations

  • Subjects offered

  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8-
    Year 9£9,603
    Year 10£9,603
    Year 11£9,603
    Year 12£10,497
    Year 13£10,497
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8-
    Year 9£13,869
    Year 10£13,869
    Year 11£13,869
    Year 12£13,869
    Year 13£13,869




    Bursaries
    Westminster operates a generous bursary scheme, although it has tighter eligibility restrictions than some other schools – to qualify, pupils must be the children of UK citizens (although they can themselves be holders of a British, Swiss or EEA passport) and live within the M25. The school also requires more of an in-depth financial declaration than other institutions, as well as including photocopies of passports and, from single-parent households, detailed family-circumstance declarations.

    Westminster currently provides around £1.4m of financial aid to students in the upper and great schools. Applicants are expected to meet the same academic criteria as other students and are awarded bursaries ranging from full fee to 10 per cent.

    Westminster currently also operates its Platform and Platform+ campaigns for pupils in Years 5 and 10 respectively. These are free academic programmes designed to inspire and elevate pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds who ‘show exceptional academic potential and energy for learning’. Pupils within these programmes are offered the chance to apply to Westminster and are given practical and academic support to help them prepare for the tests and admissions procedures. Any boy whose application is successful will have bursary support for the duration of his career at the school. Advice is also given about other schools offering extensive bursary provision.

    Westminster has also had a hand in creating the Harris Westminster Sixth Form, a selective mixed sixth form in central London that was established to increase the rate of entry to top universities among students from areas of socio-economic deprivation. Around 40 per cent of its students currently qualify for free school meals and, in 2019, 37 pupils received Oxbridge offers.

    For more information on any of the schemes mentioned and Westminster’s bursary policy, please follow the links below:

    Westminster
    westminster.org.uk/admissions/bursaries

    westminster.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Policy-on-Bursaries-March-2019.pdf

    Platform and Platform+
    westminsterplatform.org.uk 
    westminsterplatform.org.uk/platform-plus

    HWSF
    harriswestminstersixthform.org.uk

    Bursary contact:
    Bursar Martin Walsh
    bursar@westminster.org.uk
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Address
Little Dean's Yard, Westminster , London SW1P 3PF

Contact
enquiries@westminster.org.uk
020 7963 1000

Website
westminster.org.uk

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