St Edmund’s School Canterbury

Combined Co-Education' School in Canterbury, Kent

St Edmund’s is a distinctive and historic boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 3 – 18. We are proud of our reputation as a friendly school where we know our pupils well.

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"The quality of boarding is excellent.” ISI report

We offer rich academic and cultural experiences, which encourage children to achieve their potential, wherever their talents and interests lie.

Academic standards are set high and excellent teaching staff ensure that pupils leave us well-educated, well-balanced and confident young people who go on to the top universities.  Boarding at St Edmund’s offers a family experience which values the individual, whilst offering a stimulating environment for pupils from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.



The school is located on a beautiful site overlooking the vibrant, historic city of Canterbury in the South East of England. With fast links to London’s airports, it is ideally situated for international students.

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Head Mr Edward O'Connor
School Type Combined co-education school
Junior Age Range 3 - 12
Senior Age Range 13 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Total Students 587
Youngest Boarder 10
Int'l Students 98