Ratcliffe College

Co-educational boarding and day in Leicester, Leicestershire

A co-educational day and boarding school, teaching children aged 3 to 18 with strong Catholic values and ethos. Founded in 1847 by the Rosminian Fathers, Ratcliffe is steeped in history and tradition. Surrounded by 200 acres of beautiful grounds situated in Leicestershire. Ratcliffe is inclusive of all with a real sense of community, offering exceptional teaching and outstanding pastoral care with small class sizes.

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Legis Plenitudo Charitas (Love is the Fulfilment of the Law.) Encouraging Big Ideas.

Boarding at Ratcliffe allows students to take advantage of an extended day, ensuring your child can enjoy the extraordinary breadth of co-curricular activities we have on offer too. Here at Ratcliffe College we focus on the whole child and encourage our children to “think big” both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Ratcliffe is very proud of the A-level results achieved in 2022, with 97% of all grades being A*-C and 53% achieving A*/A, with a pass rate of 99.5%. This maintains our position in the top 1% nationally for ‘value-added’ in the UK. Typically, 90% of students move onto their first choice of university, with a clear majority of students winning places at Russell Group universities, including Oxbridge.

Ratcliffe College has been judged ‘Excellent’ in all areas following our recent Focused Compliance and Education Quality Inspection in May 2022.

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Head Mr. Jonathan Reddin
School Type Combined co-education school
Junior Age Range 3 - 11
Senior Age Range 11 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational BTEC Sport offered in Year 12
Total Students 900
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 45