Courses at our English international boarding school can prepare your child to enter the elite UK boarding schools, transforming their English language skills, introducing them to the UK education system and British culture.

Located in the historic and safe town of Sherborne in the south-west of England, we provide:

  • Education for girls and boys aged 8-17 years, from 30+ countries
  • Small class sizes (8 students) with highly-qualified staff
  • A caring boarding environment
  • Access to world-class facilities through Sherborne School
  • Provision judged ‘Excellent’ for every category in our ISI inspection

Our UK International School

View an introduction to our English boarding school, translated into some of the main first languages of our students.


為了幫助您詳細瞭解舍伯恩國際學校 (Sherborne International),請閱讀我們的學校簡介,我們已請專業譯者將其翻譯為我們學生所講的一些母語。


为便于您更多的了解谢伯恩国际学校(Sherborne International),请阅读我校简介,简介内容已经专业翻译成数种我校学生的母语。


Sherborne International に関する詳細は、生徒たちの主な母語に合わせて専門的に翻訳された本校の概要をご覧ください。

Краткая информация о нашей Школе

Мы хотим вам дать более широкое представление о том, что предлагает Sherborne International. Пожалуйста, прочитайте краткий обзор, который переведен профессиональными переводчиками на некоторые из основных родных языков наших учеников.

Breve resumen de nuestra escuela

Para entender un poco más sobre lo que ofrecemos en Sherborne International, por favor, lea la breve descripción de nuestra escuela; la hemos traducido de manera profesional a algunas de las principales lenguas maternas de nuestros estudiantes.


เพื่อช่วยให้คุณเข้าใจเกี่ยวกับสิ่งที่เรานำเสนอที่ Sherborne International ได้ดีขึ้น โปรดอ่านสรุปภาพรวมโรงเรียนของเรา ซึ่งเราได้ให้ผู้เชี่ยวชาญแปลเป็นภาษาของนักเรียนส่วนใหญ่ของเรา

Our Courses

Courses for 11–13 year olds

Our 11-12 year old students, follow a course based on the English Common Entrance programme, while our 13 year old year 9 students follow a pre-GCSE / pre-IGCSE curriculum.

GCSE and iGCSE Courses (14–15 year olds)

Our GCSE / IGCSE Course for international school students in English and other subjects is available as a one or two-year course.

Pre-Sixth Form Course

Our non-examined Pre-Sixth Form Course can be entered for one or two terms, starting in January or April.

Summer Courses

Our UK summer school courses give a unique taste of life at our international school, boosting English language skills and bringing excitement to education. They are intensive and academic, but also offer an extensive choice of sports, activities and excursions.

Spring Courses

Our intensive Easter revision courses are perfect for students preparing for GCSE or IGCSE exams at their school and looking to improve their English language skills.

English international school student with teacher in science class
English International School Students Playing Rounders

Boarding School Life

Boarding houses

We have three boarding houses that accommodate the foreign students studying at our School. They are conveniently located on campus or within easy walking distance.


Our chefs freshly prepare all food using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible for students to enjoy in the dining room.

Sport and activities

Sport is a very important and enjoyable part of English boarding school life and our students have access to outstanding facilities.


We offer individual music lessons for those wishing to begin to learn a new instrument and for those who are already proficient. We also offer singing lessons and run a small choir.

Leisure time

Outside of study time, during evenings and weekends, there are numerous leisure activities available to keep students active, relaxed and happy.

Our International Students

Students come to our English School from countries around the world as it is renowned for being one of the best boarding schools in the UK for international students. We asked them why they came to study here, what they like best about England and about their future plans.

Comments about our School

Most students make remarkable progress in English that contributes significantly to their academic success.

ISI School Inspector

My teachers were also wonderful, they were very kind, and if I asked a question they explained until I understood.

Sayata (Student)

The school takes an extremely rigorous approach to welfare, health and safety, and standards are outstanding.

ISI School Inspector

What can I tell you about this place? If you want to send your children to improve their English, send them here.

Fedor (Student)

The senior leadership team provides strong direction that is reflected in the students’ significant achievements in their public examination performance, the outstanding care of the students and the successful fulfilment of the School’s aims and ethos.

ISI School Inspector

The classes here are absolutely excellent. The teachers have a great range of knowledge, I really learned a lot from them.

Diheng (Student)

Staff in houses know the students in their care well and understand their social and academic needs.

ISI School Inspector

This is a unique place. Whoever comes here will enjoy a great experience that they will not get elsewhere.

AK (Student)
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