Boarding School for International Students

Every year we welcome a small number of overseas boarders to our school, either on a long stay or short stay programme.

Boundary Oak is a traditional British boarding school in England with a rich history, set in beautiful countryside grounds. For over a hundred years Boundary Oak School has been preparing international boys and girls for the next step on their educational journey as well as providing the foundations for life long skills.

Our International programme offers a flexible approach with students joining us for between 1 and 6 years, where we will aim to prepare them for successful entry, often with scholarships, into the best possible sixth form or further education.

We have much experience in helping students staying in our boarding house from overseas, with excellent pastoral and health care. Our boarding team are always ready to welcome children to our school community when they arrive. Students mostly settle quickly and we endeavour to make sure that contact is maintained with home on a regular basis. Children are encouraged to bring their mobile phones and devices that will keep them connected with the family.

About Boundary Oak:

  • Outstanding English Language Programme
  • Specialist teachers with Delta, Celta or equivalent teaching qualifications
  • A wide range of all inclusive clubs and activities
  • Refurbished 16th Century boarding house
  • Family community with a caring ethos
  • A small British senior school with class sizes between 14 and 18 enabling individual attention and support


  • 30 acres of safe, countryside grounds
  • Woodland school
  • Sports fields and rugby pitches
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Sports Centre
  • Floodlit astro turf pitch
  • Science laboratories
  • ICT and Computing Suite
  • School library
  • Junior and Senior boarding lounges
  • Art Studio
  • Music department
  • Theatre

Boarding is a fun experience and many happy memories and firm friendships are formed during their stay.

Details of fees etc can be found on our International Admissions page.

*PLEASE NOTE: Boarders may arrive for the start of term from 4pm to 10pm on the day before school starts, and must be collected on the last day of term before the school closes at 5pm.
If arrival/departure times are likely to be an issue, please contact us prior to booking flights.
In the first instance, pupils may be required to stay with their guardian if they arrive before 4pm or after 10pm on the day before school starts. On the last day of term, if you are unable to collect your child before 5pm then please organise arrangements for them to stay with a guardian after this time.
If these options are not possible, please contact the school to discuss alternative arrival/departure dates.

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