What type of school is Eton?
Boarding schoolIndependent school
Eton College/School types
What is the strictest school in the world?
Michaela Community School
Michaela Community School, in Brent, North London, has developed a reputation for being the world’s strictest school. Run by its famous headmistress and founder Katharine Birbalsingh, the school harks back to conservative values of yesteryear (without corporal punishment).
Is Eton a private school?
Eton is one of only three public schools, along with Harrow (1572) and Radley (1847), to retain the boys-only, boarding-only tradition, which means that its boys live at the school seven days a week.
Is Eton College free?
2021/22 School Fee £14,698 per half (i.e. term; there are three terms in a year). The school fees for each academic year will be set by the Provost and Fellows in the preceding May and all current and prospective parents will be notified by the end of the Summer Half.
What is the poshest school in the world?
5 most expensive schools around the globe
- Collège Alpin Beau Soleil, Switzerland.
- Institut Le Rosey, Rolle, Switzerland Read.
- Hurtwood House School, Surrey, UK.
- THINK Global School.
- Leysin American School, Switzerland.
How long is the school day in England?
Most schools already deliver a 32.5 hour school week, which is equivalent to 8.45am to 3.15pm from Monday to Friday. However, the government believes there are discrepancies across the country, since 20 minutes less teaching time a day equates to a loss of two weeks of schooling a year.
What is free school UK?
Free schools are funded by the government but are not run by the local authority. They have more control over how they do things. They’re ‘all-ability’ schools, so can not use academic selection processes like a grammar school. Free schools can: set their own pay and conditions for staff.
How much is it to send a child to Eton?
The school’s tuition fees for the 2021 to 2022 academic year vary depending on the year group. Year 2 children cost £5,930 per term, while Year 3 to 4 costs £7,765 per term. Year 5 and 6 costs £8,235 per term, while the boarding fee costs £10,720. You can find out more information here.
What age are boys at Eton?
between 13 and 18
Welcome to Eton College, a boarding school for boys aged between 13 and 18. Everyone at Eton works hard to create an exciting, stimulating and caring environment, to enable each boy to reach his full potential. All our pupils are also expected to make their own contribution to school life.