Felsted School

Type of school: Co-Ed Senior school with a junior department or a prep school

Nearest international airport: Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow

Age Range: 4-18

Number of pupils: 1050

Number of boarders: 492

Fees per term: Boarding: Senior £11,425, Prep £5,715
Day: Senior £7,575, Prep £5,715


School building shot High ResChallenge and opportunity

Felsted is a lively community, where every boy and girl is exposed to a wealth of opportunities, encouraged to develop their particular talents and inspired to achieve their individual best. Rated ‘excellent’ in every aspect by ISI inspectors, pupils are considered to be ‘well educated, reflective, ambitious, life-long learners with high levels of emotional and intellectual skills and knowledge’. In an atmosphere of diversity and excellence, intellectual curiosity is fostered as pupils are motivated to explore and confront new challenges in a spirit of adventure.

Breadth and balance

Education at Felsted is exciting, rigorous and demanding. With a curriculum that far exceeds national requirements and offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma in addition to A Levels in the Sixth Form, Felsted is established at the forefront of educational thinking. Felsted’s highly qualified staff ensure that every child is treated as an individual, problems are quickly addressed and their New All School Photo High Res2strengths are recognised and developed from an early age. Exam results are excellent with most pupils gaining their first choice entry to top universities.

Sporting excellence

Felsted has a national reputation in many sports including hockey, cricket, rugby, netball and tennis, with many pupils performing at county, regional and national level. Professional coaching, fantastic facilities and top level fixtures supports pupils at every level to succeed.

Music partnership with Junior Guildhall

A unique partnership with the Junior Guildhall School of Music in London allows talented musicians to take advantage of a top music school at the same time as studying at Felsted. With five full time members of music staff and more than 20 visiting instrumental and vocal teachers, pupils have many opportunities to play and perform.

Top level drama and arts

Dance ShowFelsted hosts some of the highest quality drama in the UK, with a theatre that is technically equipped to the standard of a small professional theatre. Large and small productions are performed throughout the school year, with a tour to the USA every two years. With dedicated facilities to study Art as a hobby or part of the curriculum, all forms of art can be studied, from life drawings and paintings to ceramics and textiles.

An international outlook

Felsted is a Global Member of the Round Square Organisation, which gives students access to a network of over 100 schools worldwide to exchange with. International students are limited to a maximum of 20% of the student body, which allows for an excellent cultural mix and combined with opportunities to be involved in Model United Nations and overseas tours, students truly gain an international outlook. Overseas pupils are warmly welcomed with a unique induction course called LEAP, which ensures they settle well and are carefully introduced to English school life. Our highly experienced English as an Additional Language Department works closely with each student to ensure they are reaching their potential in all subjects. Felsted also runs an International Summer School.

Accessible location

Set in a beautiful 80 acre site in an unspoilt English village, Felsted is located close to the cultural towns of London and Cambridge. Stansted airport is just 15 minutes away, with Gatwick and Heathrow airports accessible in an hour.

‘Parents are fully supportive of the school and are overwhelmingly positive about the impact the school has on their children’s lives. They expressed very high levels of satisfaction with regard to the care, safety and happiness of their children.’  ISI Inspection