types of school in uk
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UK boarding schools offer a world-class education, mostly because of their excellent facilities and individual tutoring for pupils. Benedikt Weissheimer attends a boarding school in the UK: “Being a full-time boarder at Gresham’s has been a completely new experience. I am enjoying it very much and haven’t once regretted my decision.”
Unfortunately, the British Council cannot provide individual advice on schools in the UK. On this page, however, we have collected some useful links and tips on the subject to help you find the right school.
Maintained (nursery, primary, special and secondary) are under the management of the Board of Governors and the employing authority is the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS).
The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is a non-statutory body, providing services in supporting and representing the controlled education sector.
Appointed by the governing body. They may represent the local community, local business or have the skills that the governing body require. Speak to individual schools or governor services for further details.
Nominated by the County Council and appointed by the individual governing body. To be considered, please complete the online application form.
Find out more about the types of schools in Northern Ireland.
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