Did you know...

  • 53% of our children have private instrumental music lessons

  • We have over 40 extra-curricular activities on offer at The Elms School

  • Edward Elgar taught at The Elms School

  • We grow and eat our own fruit, vegetables and meat

  • During each academic year there are more than 17,500 lessons that take place at The Elms School

  • During the last academic year, we participated in over 350 fixtures in a variety of different sports

Destination Schools

  • Last year 62% of our children achieved scholarships in all areas on offer, with every pupil being accepted into their chosen senior school

  • We are independent and have a strong relationship with the leading Public Schools throughout the country and aim to send our children to the school most suited to them

  • Scholarships are available for entry into Year 7 at The Elms in 7 different subjects including Academic, Sport, Music, Musical Theatre, Drama, Art and Equine.

“Pupils achieve excellent results in entrance examinations to senior schools with high standards of entry, and a high proportion gain scholarships for academic success, art and design, music, drama and sport.” ISI, November 2021

Children from The Elms progress to many of the leading Public Schools throughout the country in accordance with parental wishes and where a child’s personality and strengths are best suited.


  • Bedales
  • *Cheltenham College
  • *Dean Close
  • Eton
  • Gordonstoun
  • *Harrow
  • King's Taunton
  • *Malvern College
  • Marlborough
  • Millfield
  • Oundle
  • Pangbourne
  • *Radley
  • *Repton
  • *Rugby
  • *Sherborne
  • *Shrewsbury
  • Stowe


  • *Barnard Castle
  • *Cheltenham Ladies
  • *Cheltenham College
  • *Dean Close
  • *Downe House
  • *Hereford Cathedral School
  • *Kings' Gloucester
  • *Malvern College
  • *Malvern St James
  • Millfield
  • *Marlborough
  • Oundle
  • *Rugby
  • St Mary's Ascot
  • St Mary's Calne
  • *Shrewsbury
  • Stowe
  • *Tudor Hall
  • *Uppingham
  • *Wellington College

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