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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 British Isles, set in the beautiful and safe environment of the Isle of Man.

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King William's College, is situated in 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

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Why Choose KWC?

Highest Achieving

The highest achieving Isle of Man School, outperforming many leading UK leading independent Schools.

Class size

Our average class size is 15, reducing to 10 in the Sixth Form.
Pupil-teacher ratio of 1:8.

Results

2017 IGCSE - 31% A*/ A grades and 81% A*-C.
2017 IB - Average 32.8 points, with seven pupils achieving 40 points or more.

Scholarships

We offer Academic Scholarships and Drama, Golf, Music and Sports Awards for entry into Year 7 and Year 12.

International Baccalaureate

We are one of the largest and most successful International Baccalaureate schools in the British Isles.
Entry requirement: Six IGCSEs grade C or above.

Prospects

Our students go on to leading universities, including Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Oxford and UCL and institutions in China, Germany and the USA.

Safety

The Isle of Man is a beautiful, healthy and safe location for young people to grow up in, our School is situated in a stunning coastal location.

Boarding

The boarding community represents 30% of the College population.

Nationalities

Approximately 18% of our students are international, representing over 17 nationalities. Our overseas students are fully integrated.

EAL

We support our non-English speakers with qualified English as an Additional Language (EAL) staff.

Extra-Curricular

Wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities.

History

King William's College was established in 1833.

At a glance...

Admissions

Please contact us to arrange a visit, a taster day or come to one of our open events.

Pastoral Care

When our students leave King William's College with their International Baccalaureate Diploma they are flourishing, well-balanced young men and women ready to make a positive impact on society.

Boarding

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.

Facilities Hire

King William's College offers a range of facilities to make your event a memorable one.

Beautiful, healthy and safe....

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

THE ISLE OF MAN

I loved King William’s College from the start. I made up my mind within an hour of our time there that I wanted my son to attend. You have to come to College to understand what makes it stand out from the rest. It is a place of genuinely caring and friendly people. Another aspect of College we love is its vast international community. Our son has made some great friends and as a result has come to appreciate and respect other cultures and traditions. Our son loves College. He loves the independence to make choices, the easy access he has to his tutors, the opportunity to make his own mistakes and learn from them, but most of all, he loves the fact that expert assistance is always a breath away.

U5 Overseas Parent

Latest News

ISI Inspection Report 2018

King William's College and The Buchan School have achieved exceptional results in a recent inspection.

Sixth Form Lecture - Laura Cretney

The Sixth Form lecture on March 12th was a true apogee of the extra-curricular documentation process.

Sixth Form Ball

One World Charity Challenge

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