We are delighted to announce that from 2023, Stamford will become fully co-educational at all stages. For more information, please visit Stamfordcoed.org

Around a third of our boarders are from Forces families, and our Forces parents are serving both across the UK and internationally. We work with military families to ensure that you only pay what you have to, we accept CEA and you will only need to pay the minimum commitment towards the school fees. Our boarding houses are flexible to the needs of our families, we want you to see your child when it suits you. So if you return from deployment you can take your child out to lunch, go out in the evenings, or have a weekend visit.

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Social Programme

A busy and active social programme will enable your child to have as full a life as they would if they were at home with you.  We encourage them to visit friends, or if they want, to stay overnight with other day pupils or go out to events outside the school.  Boarders develop strong friendship groups. They can socialise in the town of Stamford, take part in sports or club activities, exercise in the gym, and go on weekend trips.

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Pastoral Care

Pastoral care is offered by our boarding house team, including House Parents, Tutors, Matrons and teachers. Additional support is provided by the Chaplain, and the School counsellors, who can give your child help and guidance.

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Living in Stamford

Stamford is a beautiful and safe Georgian town known for its historic buildings and copious shops and cafes. Boarders and their friends can enjoy their downtime in the town center, which is just a few minutes walk from our boarding houses.

There’s a good array of shopping and eateries, ranging from smaller independents to more mainstream, well known brands. The Schools are a well-respected part of the local community, giving boarders the opportunity to become involved with local businesses on community-led projects, charitable events and fundraisers.

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We have a great deal of experience with Continuation of Education Allowance (CEA) applications and are happy to help forces families through this process. Our families only pay the minimum CEA fee on the child’s place at the school.

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We have total peace of mind that Stamford is the right place for our son and daughter. It provides the stability they need as our location changes. They are happy, we are happy, and we know that, not only are they getting a great education, but they are in a caring environment with a great level of support and a real understanding of the lives of military families.

Mr and Mrs Godfrey Parent

I would recommend the Schools especially for military families. They cater to you. My experience has been so fantastic, I’d want other people to have the same. The School is accepting and always there for you.

Chloe Smyth Y12 Student

The breadth of things to do, the intimacy of the boarding house, the extra-curricular weekend activities, the list goes on. For me I love to see the pictures on the blog, when they don’t know they are being photographed – the smiles and laughter are heart-warming and fill us with confidence that we made absolutely the right decision.

Mrs Portlock Forces Parent

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