We take pride in announcing our recent ‘Excellent’ rating in the ISI Inspection, and we are honoured to be ranked within the top 1% of schools in the UK for Value Added. We offer excellent state-of-the-art facilities, first-class teaching and exceptional pastoral support. Not to mention a broad programme of co-curricular activities, as well as small class sizes and diverse array of subjects, ensuring a well-rounded educational experience.


At Ratcliffe Senior School, our team of passionate and dedicated educators is committed to facilitating a seamless transition regardless of where you begin your educational journey with us. Whether transitioning from our own Preparatory School, a local institution, or even from another country, we ensure a welcoming and supportive environment to foster your growth and success.

In our Senior School, you will find a culture that supports and achieves academic success. Our curriculum is complemented by a rich and exciting programme of co-curricular activities, helping every student to develop their all-round talents and skills.

Students receive outstanding pastoral care and guidance, within a community built on warmth and respect. Here, students not only thrive academically but also cherish their time together, supporting one another in a co-educational environment, enjoying positive benefits of a supportive community, where happiness is key to success.

We provide a comprehensive 3 year GCSE programme for all Year 9 pupils, allowing for a deeper exploration of each subject’s content and a more enriching learning experience. This extended timeframe also allows students ample time to thoroughly prepare for assignments and examinations, ensuring their academic success.

Our strong sense of traditional family values is tangible at all levels, from the thriving boarding community to our students’ work within both local and international communities.