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Facilities

  • Main Building

    This iconic building is the heart of the Upper School and houses the Great Hall, classrooms and computer suites.

  • School Chapel

    Dating back to 1907, our school chapel is at the centre of the school community and holds regular services as well as being home to the school chapel choir. Read more.

  • Library

    The Upper School library provides a wide range of resources for the whole school community to study, collaborate, development, create and learn. Read more.

  • Science Building

    The Upper School's science building is equipped with the latest technology. At the centre of the building is the millennium tower, the focal point for exhibits of current scientific projects and displays.

  • Design & Technology

    The Design & Technology building is shared by the Prep and Upper School. A wide range of specialist resources included a new Apple Mac suite, infinity cove and 3D printer.

  • Art School

    The Georgian art school contains studios for painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics, as well as our art library and a combined lecture theatre and computer suite.

  • Music School

    The music school includes a recital hall, dedicated teaching and practice rooms, music technology suite, recording studio and school radio station. Read more.

  • Wells Building

    The hub of the Prep School, the Wells Building contains IT suites, modern language classrooms, art studios and science labs.

  • Erskine May Hall

    The modern Erskine May Hall in the Prep School campus is used for assemblies, concerts, shows and lectures.

  • The Inky

    The oldest part of the Prep School, the 'Inky' was named as a place where creative ideas are incubated.  Today, it's home to the English and history departments, as well as the library.

  • Nash's & Palmer's

    The Nash's building is devoted to music with teaching and practice rooms, and a music technology suite for Prep School boys.

  • Dining Halls

    Here's where boys enjoy a wide choice of tasty, healthy and nutritious meals. Read more.

  • The Quarry Theatre

    Our 250 seat theatre plays host to school productions and professional touring theatre companies. Read more.

  • Observatory & Planetarium

    We are the only school in the country with our own observatory and planetarium.  With the support of the school's astronomer in residence, boys enjoy a unique perspective on astronomy and cosmology. Read more.

  • Recreation Centre

    The recreation centre contains our fitness suite, 25 metre swimming pool, squash courts and sports hall.

  • Playing Fields

    We play cricket, rugby, hockey, tennis, football and athletics on our extensive playing fields, tennis courts and twin astro-turf pitches.