Wells Cathedral School

A family-orientated boarding and day school providing an inspiring all-round education in a musically alive and beautiful environment. 700+ girls and boys from 2-18; 40 Wells Cathedral Choristers; c. 300 pupils with Music at the centre of school life; approximately 150 pupils on our Music Specialist programme. Unique among the five UK schools offering a specialist music education since all are part of an all-round school - opportunities academically, socially, in sport and the performing arts.

Cedars House
15 The Liberty

+44 (0)1749 834200

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ISC associations: HMC, IAPS, AGBIS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Church of England

Day/boarding type: Day, Weekly/Flexible Boarding and Full Boarding

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 777

Wells Cathedral School fees:

Boarding fees per term:
£7,808 to ¬£12,088

Day fees per term:
£657 to ¬£7,223

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
933 / 6029

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 2 to 18 (276)

Boarding: 8 to 18 (108)

Sixth Form: (90)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 2 to 18 (243)

Boarding: 8 to 18 (150)

Sixth Form: (105)

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There are further details about our Scholarships and Bursaries available on our website here, including details about our own School fee assistance options and opportunties for eligible musicians to receive funding from the Government's Music and Dance (MDS) scheme.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • All Rounder awards
  • Art scholarships
  • Choral scholarships
  • Drama scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • Clergy discounts
  • H M Forces discounts
  • Sibling discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

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Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies