Ratcliffe College offers a balanced all-round day and boarding education to boys and girls aged 3-18 on a superb 100 acre campus; we have good class sizes, high academic standards, excellent pastoral care, impressive facilities including a new Sixth Form Centre and a full extra-curricular programme. Whilst it is a Catholic school, Ratcliffe welcomes children from other denominations.
Mr Jonathan Reddin (Headmaster)
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Day/boarding type: Day, Weekly/Flexible Boarding and Full Boarding
Gender profile: Coeducational
Ratcliffe College fees:
Boarding fees per term:
£7,099 to £13,450
Day fees per term:
£3,193 to £5,538
Scholarships & bursaries:
ISC reference number:
DfE reference number:
855 / 6001
Boys - age range & pupil numbers:
Day: 3 to 18 (364)
Boarding: 11 to 18 (68)
Girls - age range & pupil numbers:
Day: 3 to 18 (356)
Boarding: 11 to 18 (44)
YEAR 7 ENTRY
Bursaries are available to students joining Ratcliffe from maintained schools into Year 7.
YEAR 12 ENTRY
For external students gaining entry into Year 12, we offer Sixth Form Gifted and Talented Bursaries in the following categories:
o Art & Design
YEAR 7 ENTRY
Students who excel in our 11+
Students will be expected to play representative sport at county levelor the equivalent, preferably, but not exclusively, in one of the school’s major team sports. Students will be expected to maintain representative sport at county level through to the end of Year 11.
Students will be expected to
demonstrate one of the following:
o play a musical instrument or singat Grade 4 (minimum), or an equivalent award.
o provide a suitable portfolio showcasing their work in Drama.Students will be expected to study Drama at GCSE.
o provide a portfolio showcasing their artistic talent. Students will be expected to study Art or Design at GCSE.
Provided to students with significant talents in a range of disciplines.
YEAR 12 ENTRY
• Academic:‘Rosminian’ Scholarships are awarded to the students with the top 5 GCSE
• Sport:Students will be expected to play representative sport at county level or the equivalent, preferably in one of
the school’s major team sports.
o Music students will be expected to play or sing at Grade 6
(minimum) or equivalent award.Students will be expected to study Music at ‘A’ level and/or contribute significantly to the
musical life of the school.
o Drama students will be expected to provide a suitable
portfolio showcasing their work and will be assessed at School. Students will be expected to study Drama at ‘A’ level.
o Art & Design students will be expected to provide a portfolio showcasing their work and will be assessed at School. Students will be expected to study Art or Design at ‘A’ level.
Scholarships & Bursaries offered
- Academic scholarships
- All Rounder awards
- Art scholarships
- Choral scholarships
- Drama scholarships
- Music scholarships
- Sport scholarships
- Sixth Form scholarships
- H M Forces discounts
- Sibling discounts
- Bursaries for new entrants
- Hardship awards for existing pupils
- Lump sum payment discounts
Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies