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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 2019

(I)GCSE - 38% A*-A (or 9-7) and 93% A*-C (or 9-4).
IB - Average 32.7 points, with six pupils achieving 40 points or more.

Scholarships

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

International Baccalaureate

We are one of the largest and most successful International Baccalaureate schools in the British Isles.
Entry requirement: Six (I)GCSEs 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 25% of the College population.

Nationalities

Approximately 14% of our students are international, representing over 20 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

Our son has been at King William’s College for two years and has settled in very well with the full support of the boarding staff and teachers, who have demonstrated great kindness and caring. The highly disciplined, but dynamic education system has helped our 15 year old son to adapt well and his confidence has noticeably improved in a short space of time. What's especially pleasing is that not only does the College have an excellent calibre of teaching staff and a strong academic curriculum, but we have been surprised and delighted to discover their excellent music achievements! With such great experience, our second son will also join KWC starting at Lower 5, to have a well rounded education. We cannot be more pleased with our decision to send our sons here all the way from Hong Kong!

M5 Overseas Parent

Latest News

House Drama 2019

It was a brilliant evening with much fun and laughter! We also raised £162.80 for Isle of Man Foodbank.

National Youth Choir selection for gifted pupils

One pupil from The Buchan School and two from King William’s College have secured places singing with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain in 2020.

Thomas Cranmer Competition

On Saturday 23rd November seven students from KWC participated in the annual Thomas Cranmer Competition.

Top of the Bench

Winners!

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