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Top Boys Only Boarding Schools

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In this section we give you our own assessment of the Top 20 boys only independent senior boarding schools in the UK for 2015. These positions are compiled from the % of A* and A grades scored at A levels plus Pre-U grades D1 to M1. Note that there are relatively few Boys Only boarding schools and you may wish to look at the Co-educational table as well. Note some of these boys schools in the table have already decided to go co-ed in their 6th Form.

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Click on the name of a school to find out its type, contact details, day or boarding and the annual fees.

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1 85.42 Both Boys (Co-ed 6th Form) 26, 322 35, 058 2 84.20 Boarding Boys 35, 610 3 81.37 Both Boys 22, 644 33, 915 4 80.60 Boarding Boys 35, 721 5 77.99 Both Boys 27, 216 36, 288 6 71.24 Both Boys 18, 618 35, 522 7 67.50 Boarding Boys 8 63.21 Both Boys 9 62.34 Both Boys 17, 775 36, 960 10 58.78 Boarding Boys 34, 425 11 53.46 Both Boys 11, 829 25, 629 12 47.92 Both Boys 18, 027 30, 489 13 45.66 Both Boys (Co-ed 6th Form) 14 45.20 Both Boys 14, 472 27, 801 15 45.06 Both Boys 16 45.00 Both Boys 27, 525 34, 005 17 40.25 Both Boys 18 34.57 Both Boys 23, 250 31, 950 19 32.99 Both Boys 13, 917 25, 782 20 23.91 Both Boys
A + A* % Name Day/Board Boy/Girl Day £ Board £

Note.1. Sometimes there are a few gaps in our data, because the information is not freely available or a school will not supply it. In general this applies to lower graded schools in the TOP 20. Sometimes grades improve as a result of appeals on exam results and we may update the data periodically. We encourage all schools to supply corrections or additions (click here).

Note 2. Exam results are not the only criteria by which to judge a school (read our eGuide on selection factors click here). Indeed some of the schools in this TOP 20 table are quite selective on their admissions. Be aware your child may not necessarily thrive in a high pressure academic environment - take our advice.

Note 3 We do not include results for schools with less than 20 students taking A Levels.

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