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Ampleforth College
Ampleforth College
Ampleforth College
Ampleforth College
Ampleforth College York, North Yorkshire Visit
Ampleforth College
402 pupils, ages 11-18
Day and Boarding

Ampleforth College

It’s a new dawn for this high-profile public school in North Yorkshire. In the words of head Peter Roberts, it’s time to move on from ‘being good’, something the school has tirelessly worked on to restore its reputation, to ‘doing good’. We were struck by how happy and confident the pupils are and the genuinely warm and friendly environment. The evergreen Benedictine ethos of serving each other, tolerating differences and living harmoniously as a community is alive and well, and the school’s motto, ‘A Compass for Life’, couldn’t r...
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girls sitting together in class working
Choir singers in white cassocks in chapel
Rugby at Ampleforth
Aerial view of Ampleforth College
Boys in aprons preparing food in a cookery class
Pupils walking all dressed in olive green and brown and welly boots carrying black gun sleeves
1st X1 cricket at Ampleforth
Girls in white lab coats and safety goggles in a chemistry lesson
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7£6,680
    Year 8 £6,680
    Year 9 £10,040
    Year 10£10,040
    Year 11£10,040
    Year 12£10,040
    Year 13£10,040
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7£10,290
    Year 8 £10,290
    Year 9 £14,430
    Year 10 £14,430
    Year 11£14,430
    Year 12£14,430
    Year 13£14,430

    All bursary applications have to show that financial assistance with the payment of fees is needed. New bursary applications are considered each year and decisions are usually made in March for students entering the school in the following September. It may be possible to give very general indications in advance, but these cannot be taken as assurances. Once awarded each bursary is reviewed on an annual basis and parents are notified of the value of the award for the next academic year.

    Bursary contact:
    Head of Admissions and Chair of Bursary Committee Kate Pope
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School Updates

  • Da Vinci Decathlon Comes to Ampleforth College

    Ampleforth College welcomed more than 100 pupils from across the length and breadth of the UK to take part in a multi-disciplinary academic competition inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, one of the world’s greatest thinkers and polymaths.
    Da Vinci Decathlon Comes to Ampleforth College
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Ampleforth, York, North Yorkshire YO62 4ER

01439 766000


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