Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun is a co-educational independent school for boarding and day pupils in Moray, Scotland. Named after the 150-acre (61 ha) estate originally owned by Sir Robert Gordon in the 17th century, the school now uses this estate as its campus. It is located near Duffus to the north-west of Elgin. It is sometimes referred to as a "public school" in the English usage of the term as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868, as the school follows certain practices such as usage of the Common Entrance Exam for the 13+ entry age.

Famous Alumni:

  • Royal Family, Duke of Edinburgh
  • Royal Family, Prince of Wales
  • Royal Family, Graf of Essex and Elizabeth’s II granddaughter

Academic Achievements:

  • 75% of students get A*/С on GCSE
  • 45% of students get A*/Bs on A-Level
  • > 5% of graduates enroll in Oxford and Cambridge Universities
  • 96% of graduates continue their studying in Universities

Harrow School

Harrow School is an independent school for boys in Harrow, London, England. There is some evidence that there has been a school on the site since 1243, but the Harrow School of today was founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I. Harrow is one of the original ten public schools that were regulated by the Public Schools Act 1868.

The school has an enrolment of 814 boys spread across twelve boarding houses, all of whom board full-time. It remains one of the four all-boys, full-boarding schools in Britain, the others being Eton College, Radley College and Winchester College. Harrow's uniform includes straw hats, morning suits, top hats and canes.

Famous Alumni:

  • Premiere Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill
  • Premiere Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Academic Results:

  • 54% of students get A*/A on GCSE
  • 71% of students get A*/Bs on A Level

Oundle School

Oundle School is a co-educational boarding and day independent school located in the ancient market town of Oundle in Northamptonshire. The school has been maintained by the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the City of London since its foundation in 1556. Oundle has eight boys' houses, five girls' houses, a day house and a junior house. Together these accommodate more than 1100 pupils. It is the largest boarding school in England, after Eton and Millfield.

Famous Alumni:

  • Journalist, Charles Vere Wintour
  • Rugby player, Christopher John Oliver
  • Biologist, Professor Richard Dockings

Academic achievements:

  • 85% of students get A*/A on GCSE
  • 86.4% of students get A*/B on A-Level

Uppingham School

Uppingham School is a co-educational independent school situated in the small market town of Uppingham in Rutland, England. The school was founded in 1584 by Robert Johnson, the Archdeacon of Leicester who also established Oakham School. Uppingham has a tradition of high musical standards, based on the work of Paul David and Robert Sterndale Bennett and has opened a new music school, a fusion of new and old buildings named after the first Director of Music, Paul David. Uppingham has the greatest area of playing fields of any school in England, in three separate areas on different sides of the town: the Leicester to the West, the Middle to the South, and the Upper to the East.

Famous Alumni:

  • Actor, Stephen Fry
  • Politician, Jenny Willott

Academic Achievements:

  • 69,87 % of students get A*/A on GCSE
  • 47,83 % of students get A*/A on A Level