Dallam School

Co-educational boarding and day, Cumbria

Dallam’s long-established boarding provision offers a high-quality and excellent-value academic and boarding experience. Set in an enviable, safe location in the English Lake District, boarders will be welcomed into a warm family environment.


Boarders can join us aged 11 and continue through our Sixth Form where we will help develop their personal and academic skills to succeed in the next stage of their lives.

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“ Thank you very much for taking care as well as you have done. It has been a very good experience that for sure she is never going to forget.” Boarding parent 2021

At Dallam, your child will benefit from excellent teaching across a broad range of GCSE, A Level and BTEC subjects delivered by qualified, enthusiastic and friendly tutors, and can join in with a wide range of sports, technology and arts activities. 

Our outstanding pastoral care is delivered by our experienced houseparents who will look after your child in every way and report home regularly to let you know how they are and what they have been doing.

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“…the relationships between boarders and staff are extremely good, and the general standard of behaviour and community spirit exhibited by the boarders was excellent, and amongst the best I have encountered.” 
Boarding Schools’ Association


Dallam is within easy reach of major UK airports. As a state boarding school, we accept British passport holders who can benefit from our excellent-value £4,000 termly fees. We also offer a 5% sibling discount.

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Dallam School offers full, weekly and flexi boarding with no exeat weekends. There are no tuition fees and service families also benefit from a 5% discount on boarding.
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Head Mr Steven Henneberry
School Type State
Junior Age Range 11 - 16
Senior Age Range 16 - 19
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational BTEC
Total Students 1050
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 22