Independent boarding and day school for girls and boys aged 11-18 years.Find out more about Admissions
One of the best International Baccalaureate schools in the British Isles, set in the beautiful and safe environment of the Isle of Man.See our news
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.
The highest achieving Isle of Man School, outperforming many leading UK leading independent Schools.
Our average class size is 15, reducing to 10 in the Sixth Form.
Pupil-teacher ratio of 1:8.
2017 IGCSE - 31% A*/ A grades and 81% A*-C.
2017 IB - Average 32.8 points, with seven pupils achieving 40 points or more.
We offer Academic Scholarships and Drama, Golf, Music and Sports Awards for entry into Year 7 and Year 12.
We are one of the largest and most successful International Baccalaureate schools in the British Isles.
Entry requirement: Six IGCSEs grade C or above.
Our students go on to leading universities, including Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Oxford and UCL and institutions in China, Germany and the USA.
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.
The boarding community represents 30% of the College population.
Approximately 18% of our students are international, representing over 17 nationalities. Our overseas students are fully integrated.
We support our non-English speakers with qualified English as an Additional Language (EAL) staff.
Wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities.
King William's College was established in 1833.
Please contact us to arrange a visit, a taster day or come to one of our open events.
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.
This vibrant, friendly and creative community adds so much to the College as a whole.
At King William's College we 'work hard' and 'play hard'
The Isle of Man is beautiful, healthy, safe and easy to get to.
King William's College offers a range of facilities to make your event a memorable one.
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
Faced with the difficult choice of our daughters remaining at a perfectly good state school in the Isle of Man, we chose to send them to King William’s College to study the International Baccalaureate. The outcome in both cases was a resounding endorsement of our decision, since King William’s College operates and delivers at a different level.Past Parent of two 6th Form Students
It was a motorcycle journey covering 9,500 kilometres, lasting 40 days and taking in 13 countries.
As the Isle of Man marks 2018 as the year of our Island, King William's College fittingly celebrated its Manx connections at its annual Founders' Day.
If you didn't manage to get to the Summer Serenade last week please watch the video, it was a fabulous evening!
Report of talks given by Jackie Hall BSc, MSc, Newcastle University in Marine Biology and Tropical Coastal Management and coordinator of the Manx Basking Shark Watch on Wednesday 16th May 2018.