Ratcliffe College is an International Catholic Boarding School based in Leicestershire. Our safe and secure rural location provides an ideal place to learn and live, with a rich history that goes back 170 years and a campus that is constantly evolving with multi-million pound facilities.

The Boarding Experience

The boarding community at Ratcliffe has a genuine ‘family feel’ and our supportive onsite staff nurture and encourage students at every step of their journey.

Here at Ratcliffe we encourage big ideas no matter how big or small. Whether it’s in the classroom with our 99% pass rate in A-levels, or outside the classroom in our wide range of clubs and Co-curricular activities. We also take pride in our ability to ‘add value’ and ensure that each individual achieves their full potential.

Our dedicated Careers Advisor provides support and guidance for students who may move on to Higher Education, Apprenticeships or the world of work. A range of workshops and sessions from guest lecturers and industry experts strengthens this offer.

Ratcliffe College is an amazing all-round school where you never feel alone and filled with happy, engaged and inspired young people making the most of every opportunity.


To find out more, please click the buttons below or book onto our upcoming open morning. Your can also make an enquiry to our Admissions team or Head of Boarding. We look forward to welcoming you and your child to Ratcliffe in the near future.

For help or advice regarding the registration process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly:

Miss Kelly Smith, Registrar

+44 (0)1509 817072

Mrs Helen Brady, Assistant to Registrar

+44 (0)1509 817031