Acton Burnell Hall, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury SY5 7PF, UK
Boarding fees for the academic year 2018/19 are £13,300 per term (£39,900 per year) and are paid in two equal instalments of £19,950.
Day students can apply for entry to Form 3 (Year 9), Form 4 (Year 10) or the Sixth Form (Year 12). Fees for the academic year 2018/19 are £14,280.
All accommodation for students selecting the English or Science, Maths and Economics course is on campus; students selecting the University preparation programme are accommodated in one of our off-campus boarding residences in the village of Acton Burnell.
We continue to invest in our accommodation for students with upgrades to existing boarding residences and a new boarding residence. Summer School use 11 of the on campus residences which are strictly all boys or all girls.
Bedrooms are single occupancy, comfortable and well furnished. We have a small number of double rooms available upon request. Each room is fully furnished with a single bed, wardrobe, study desk, chair and wash basin. Students have access to shared bathroom facilities with a maximum of four other students. Rooms for older students (generally 16+) are en suite benefiting from their own shower, wash basin and toilet. Each student bedroom has a security safe for personal possessions. The safes are large enough to store wallets, purses Each student will be responsible for their safe and room key. An electrical adaptor for use in the UK will be required for hair dryers, phone chargers, straighteners, irons etc.
Staff are fully residential, with female teachers living in the girls' buildings and male teachers living in the boys' buildings so students receive supervision and guidance at all times even during the night. Younger students benefit from a Matron who will be in the the day.
Students laundry is done once a week and returned the same day to boarding residences with all items washed, dried and ironed. Students are given laundry bags and a laundry slip by their house parent the night before their laundry day. Students are requested to leave their laundry bags in the designated areas in the morning before breakfast.
Students are expected to keep their rooms clean. Rooms are cleaned every weekday with bedding changed once a week. Common areas, bathrooms and showers are also cleaned during weekday, and once at weekends.
Scholarships & Bursaries:
A number of Scholarships exist for the most able students. The normal maximum scholarship available is a 10% reduction on the fee payable. Further details are available upon application.
Bursaries are available to assist parents on lower incomes who wish to send their child to the College. Should your financial status change while your child is at the college, bursaries may be availed as well. Bursaries are ‘means-tested’ and parents will be required to complete a detailed form in support of their application. Please apply to the College if you require further information regarding bursaries.