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Independent boarding and day school for girls and boys aged 11-18 years

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An Island Education for a Global Future

One of the best International Baccalaureate schools in the UK, set in the beautiful and safe environment of the Isle of Man

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About us

King William's College, is situated on the Isle of Man, providing excellent teaching and friendly boarding, in a beautiful and safe environment.

From the youngest pupils at The Buchan School to the most senior at College, all our students develop a love of learning, fulfil their academic potential and become confident, articulate and responsible young people who will serve with creativity, insight and tolerance in the international communities in which they find themselves as adults.

An Island Education for a Global Future

Why choose kwc?

  • Small class sizes with dedicated, caring staff
  • High academic standards
  • 27th best International Baccalaureate school in the UK
  • In 2015, 11 pupils achieved 40 or more IB points
  • 30% acheived 38 points or more (Oxbridge entry level)
  • 44% A* and A grades at IGCSE/GCSE 2014
  • Proud history of sporting achievements at local & national level
  • Vibrant music, drama and art
  • Bursaries and flexible payment schemes available
  • Excellent Boarding facilities
  • Wide mix of pupils from all walks of life and countries around the world
  • Friendly and caring environment with individual support
  • Wide range of extra curricular activities
  • An international outlook ... preparing students for the modern world
  • University destinations: Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Durham, Edinburgh, Kings College London, Munich, US and Moscow

Latest News

OKW & Flight Lieutenant flies home for Founders' Day

A former student of King William's College and a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force, David Bellamy has flown aircraft operationally all over the world.

Congratulations to Rory

Rory Donegan (L5) has studied for a Music Production BTEC Diploma with the Point Blank music school in London.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Diamond Anniversary

As part of the celebrations for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Diamond Anniversary a big Garden Party was held at Buckingham Palace on Monday, 16th May 2016.

Salter's Chemistry festival

Salter's Chemistry festival and Junior Science Club visit to Chester Zoo, May 10th 2016.

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    This vibrant, friendly and creative community adds so much to the College as a whole

  • Extra Curricular Activities

    At King William's College we 'work hard' and 'play hard'

  • Isle of Man

    The Isle of Man is beautiful, healthy, safe and easy to get to.

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