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Admissions Information for Boarders


Full Boarding fees for the academic year 2021/22 are £38,700.

Fees are payable on a twice yearly basis in advance.

Initial invoices are issued with enrolment papers and subsequent invoices are issued each December and June.

The registration fee of £150 and deposit of £12,900 (refundable when the student leaves the School), will need to be paid to confirm the place.

What is included?

  • Tuition
  • EAL tuition is included, if necessary
  • Transport between Manchester Airport and Ruthin School each term (on date specified)
  • Use of all School facilities
  • Meals and Laundry
  • Access to the UK National Health Service and School Doctor
  • Personal Accident Insurance

What is not included?

  • Flights
  • Text books (for pupils in Lower and Upper Sixth)
  • Uniform
  • Dry cleaning
  • Public examination fees
  • Pocket money
  • Instrumental music tuition
  • Membership of the Ruthin School Alumni Association (compulsory)
  • Some additional trips and activities
  • Guardianship

View our boarders handbook here.

University Destinations

The majority of our pupils go to the world’s leading universities:

King’s College

Michaelmas Term 2021

Boarders return:Saturday 4 September 2021
All pupils in school:Monday 6 September
Teaching begins:Tuesday 7 September
Half-term: 5pm Friday 15 October to Sunday 31 October
Last teaching day:Tuesday 14 December
Flight day for Boarders:Wednesday 15 December

Lent Term 2022

Boarders return:Tuesday 4 January 2022
All pupils in school and teaching begins:Thursday 6 January
Half-term:5pm Friday 11 February to Sunday 20 February
Last teaching day:Thursday 24 March
Flight day for Boarders:Friday 25 March

Trinity Term 2022

Boarders return:Tuesday 19 April 2022
All pupils in school and teaching begins:Wednesday 20 April
Half-term:5pm Friday 27 May to Sunday 5 June
Last teaching day:Thursday 30 June
Flight day for Boarders:Friday 1 July

Boarders are expected to leave school for all holidays, including Half Terms.