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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

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

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Founders' Day 2018

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.

Summer Serenade 2018

If you didn't manage to get to the Summer Serenade last week please watch the video, it was a fabulous evening!

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