An exceptional school in a very special place

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 British Isles, 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 2015
  • In 2016, 8 pupils achieved 40 or more IB points
  • 2 pupils achieved 43 points putting them in the top 1% worldwide
  • 47% A* and A grades at IGCSE 2016
  • 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

King William's College Achieves 47% A*/A at IGCSE/GCSE

Derbyhaven Bay Swim Report 2016

The 119th King William's College Bay swim took place on Friday 24th June.

IB success for KWC students

Sixth Formers at King William's College were celebrating today as their International Baccalaureate exam results were published.

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.

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  • 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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