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The Benefits of Boarding Schools in the Cotswolds

Rolling hills, famous market towns, manor houses that are steeped in history, it is easy to see why people across the globe are attracted to a life in the Cotswolds. 

Just a stone's throw away from desirable locations such as Stow on the Wold, Burford and Stroud, Rendcomb College is a fine choice of boarding school when looking for not just a fantastic education but a premier location too. World-renowned authors such as Laurie Lee, JK Rowling, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll and J.R.R.Tolkien are all said to have been inspired by the beauty of the Cotswolds in their literature. As an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which encompasses nearly 800 square miles of open space, fresh air and freedom to explore the stunning scenery draws in Cotswolds holiday makers time and time again. 

One of the most well regarded private schools in Gloucestershire, Rendcomb College is an independent boarding and day school in the heart of the Cotswolds for girls and boys. From Nursery, to Junior School to Senior School and Sixth Form, pupils ages range from 3 to 18 who embrace everything their local environment offers. Whether that is highly acclaimed events and activities or discovering hidden gems on their doorstep, we pride ourselves on being a school that offers memories that will last a lifetime.

The location itself on the outskirts of Cirencester is favoured amongst royalty with Prince Charles and Princess Anne both residing nearby and often spotted at polo events and country fayres in the summer months. All the while London is within reach by car or train which allows plenty of opportunities for families and loved ones to commute.

Based in an enclosed 230 acre estate surrounded by Cotswold stone, Rendcomb is the perfect option for those who are looking for serene surroundings in an area well known for its culture and history. Our options within the school are just as vast with something for every student - from language courses, The Arts, Sports, The Duke of Edinburgh Award and the national curriculum taught by our esteemed teachers. Thanks to our outstanding estate, boys and girls feel safe and secure whether you are a day pupil or boarding.

The reputation of the school combined with the sought after Cotswolds location makes Rendcomb College a primary boarding school for both international and local applicants which are equally attractive for pupils and parents. Our mission of developing thoughtful, adventurous and academically ambitious young people is achieved whilst being surrounded by pure beauty and prime examples of academic brilliance.