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Admissions Information for Weekly Boarders


Weekly Boarding fees for the academic year 2022/23 are £21,650.

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 £2,500 (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
  • 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?

  • 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

View our boarders handbook here.

University Destinations

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

  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • Bath
  • Bristol
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Imperial
  • LSE
  • King’s College
  • Manchester
  • Nottingham
  • UCL
  • Warwick

Term Dates

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

Michaelmas Term 2022

Boarders return:Saturday 3 September 2022
All pupils in school:Tuesday 6 September
Teaching begins: Thursday 8 September
Half-term:5pm Friday 21 October to Sunday 30 October
Last teaching day:Thursday 8 December
Flight day for Boarders:Friday 9 December

Lent Term 2023

Boarders return:Tuesday 3 January 2023
All students in school and teaching begins: Thursday 5 January
Half-term:5pm Friday 17 February to Sunday 26 February
Last teaching day:Wednesday 5 April
Flight day for Boarders:Thursday 6 April

Trinity Term 2023

Boarders return:Monday 24 April 2023
All students in school and teaching begins: Tuesday 25 April
Half-term:5pm Friday 26 May to Sunday 4 June
Last teaching day:Wednesday 28 June
Flight day for Boarders:Thursday 29 June

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

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