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Felsted School

Felsted School

Felsted, Great Dunmow, CM6 3LL, UK

+44 (0)1371 822608



Felsted School
School type Coeducational Day & Boarding
Founded 1564
Status Private
Headmaster Mr Chris Townsend
Date Appointed 2015
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 4-18
Senior Day £8,165 per term
Senior Full Boarder £12,495 per term
Prep Day £3,150 - £6,175 per term
Prep Full Boarder £8,495 per term
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Karen Woodhouse
Associations HMC,Round Square,AGBIS,IB,BSA

Shortlisted for Boarding School of the Year 2020, Prep School of the Year and Sport School of the Year 2019, by Times Education Supplement

A Felsted School education has become the popular choice for many families wanting a global education for their child. Families appreciate the school's focus on pupil wellbeing, small class sizes, dedicated teachers and modern boarding options. Based on a stunning village campus one hour north of London and south of Cambridge, Felsted places as much emphasis on each student's emotional development as on their academic progress. From the moment a child joins Felsted's supportive and close-knit community, they will be welcomed, nurtured and challenged. Highlights include:

  • Experienced IB Provision: Felsted has a successful record of achieving at Diploma level, with an average score of 36.1 in 2020, 6 points above the world average.
  • Top Results: Eight students achieved at least 40 points (top 10% nationally) and fifteen achieved 35 points or more in the IB Diploma in 2020.
  • Leading University Entry: Felsted IB students are offered places at some of the best universities around the world, in countries as diverse as Canada, the Netherlands, USA, Italy and of course the UK, with offers from Cambridge, Durham, Warwick, UCL, Bath, Exeter and City University, among others.
  • A Broad & Supportive Curriculum with a full range of subject choices at GCSE, A Level and IB Diploma Levels. Superior provision for the very able, plus experienced Learning and English Language support for those that need some extra help.
  • Extensive Co-curricular & Leadership Programme, including fun and progressive Clubs & Societies, Model United Nations, Duke of Edinburgh and Combined Cadet Force Programmes.
  • Global Outlook: As a member of the Round Square network of schools worldwide and with a diverse pupil body of over 30 nationalities, pupils get stuck into global debate, networking and exchanges. A highly acclaimed international summer school also delivers an outstanding global studies and English programme each year.
  • Professional Sporting & Creative Arts Pathways: Professional partnerships with expert coaching, mentoring, facilities and performance opportunities and fixtures.
  • Superb Care Team, including 24/7 medical team, wellbeing centre, tutors, matrons and house parents provide market leading mental health and wellbeing support. Part of the BSA Safe Schools Initiative.
  • Scholarships and awards: in Academia, Music, Art, Sport, Design & Technology and Drama, worth up to 20% off the fees. Awards may be supplemented with a means-tested top-up bursary.

Find out more on felsted.org with a full range of Virtual Tours & Videos. On-site Open Morning Experiences also available.