• Main School building and Chapel
  • Main School from Big Field
  • Pupils
  • Boarding study

Welcome to Blundell's School


Welcome to the Blundell's School website. We trust that you will find it informative and interesting. Blundell's is a co-educational independent school for pupils from ages 11 to 18. The school has 570 pupils, of whom 205 are Full/Weekly boarders and 175 are Flexi boarders. We believe that a personal visit is invaluable, so we hope our website will encourage you to contact our Registrars in order to gain a prospectus and to arrange for a personalised tour: there really is only one way to fully appreciate the lovely grounds and excellent facilities and also to understand the very happy and fulfilling all-round education being enjoyed by so many Blundellians today.

Blundell’s is a co-educational independent school for full, weekly and flexi boarding and day pupils from ages 11 to 18. The school combines strong academic achievement and excellent facilities with the best pastoral care: the welfare and happiness of our pupils is a top priority. The deep and enduring friendships formed at Blundell’s, fostered by the school’s fantastic community spirit, together with the intellectual, physical and cultural interests they develop here, provide our pupils with skills for life.

This website can only give you a taste of Blundell’s. A personal visit is invaluable so please contact our Registrars to arrange a visit, when you can meet our pupils and staff and find out more about the happy and fulfilling all-round education which Blundellians enjoy.

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ISI Report 2013

The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) report concludes that the School is ‘highly successful in achieving its aims’ with pupils experiencing ‘a wide-ranging education, based on an excellent curriculum’ and that the pupils' personal development and attitudes towards learning are excellent. Some of the highlights of the report are:

  • Pastoral care: excellent
  • The quality of pupil’s achievements and learning: good, with their attitudes to work and behaviour: excellent
  • Curricular and extra-curricular provision: excellent
  • The overall quality of teaching: good with a significant proportion of lessons excellent
  • The spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils: excellent
  • The quality of boarding: good, with outcomes for boarders excellent

Please read this very positive report together with comments from the Chairman of the Governors and the Head.

Good Schools Guide

A summary of the latest review by the Good Schools Guide can be viewed here.