We are an HMC independent (‘private’) co-educational day and boarding school located in Cambridgeshire and within easy reach of Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, and North London. We educate approximately 1000 boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 18, with an almost even split between boys and girls. Boarding starts at age 11. Life at Kimbolton School is full of opportunities and each day is busy, stimulating and varied, no matter what the age of the pupil.
We are very much one school: the curricula of the Prep and Senior Schools are aligned; our warm, caring ethos starts at the Reception Year and continues through to the Upper Sixth Form; some of our staff teach at both the Prep and Senior Schools; some of our events attract the whole school community; and the vast majority of our Prep School (KS1 and KS2) pupils continue their education at the Senior School.
Our boarders are at the heart of our school community and are fully integrated with the day pupils. The boarding houses are located on Kimbolton's picturesque High Street in Cambridgeshire but back onto our grounds, giving the boarders easy access to the village shops and facilities. At weekends they can use the private school facilities, spend time with day pupil friends or participate in our programme of weekly trips and visits away from the school campus. These range from shopping and cinema trips to theme parks and London shows.
We are fortunate to have such a wonderful setting in the Cambridgeshire countryside with fantastic facilities, but it is our inclusive, family atmosphere of which we are most proud. Visitors always comment on the very friendly yet purposeful feel of our school, the way that the boys and girls have a genuine affinity and care for each other. Against this backdrop, we challenge them all to achieve their potential and to develop into interesting, rounded young adults who are well-equipped for the modern world.
Kimbolton School is a charitable Company limited by Guarantee and registered in England at Kimbolton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 0EA. Our Company Registration number is 4726427 and our Registered Charity Number is 1098586.