About the School

University College School is an independent day school which is one of the top academic schools in London. Enrichment is one of their focuses and it takes various forms for different year groups to complement the curriculum and form part of the co-curricular provision, for example, the Academic symposium, the Morris Lecture Series, and the Extended Project Qualification.

Notable alumni

Sir Roger Penrose, the winner of Nobel Prize in Physics

Max Minghella, an actor

Location: London
Age: 4-18
Gender: Boys, Coed (sixth form)
University College School
University College School

Exam Results and University Destinations

In 2021, at GCSE, 51.1% of the grades were 9, 82.9% were 9-8, 96.3% were 9-7. At A-Level, 46.9% of the grades were A*, 83.6% were A*-A, and 97.1% were A*-B.

Many leavers depart for a variety of top universities every year including Cambridge, Oxford, LSE, Durham and St Andrews. In 2021, more than 20 offers also came in from US and Canadian universities.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Apart from traditional activities like Music, Drama and Sport, UCS also operates a multitude of clubs and societies as well as debating, Model United Nations, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Young Enterprise, and day trips and international trips.


Situated in a 20-acre space campus, there are not only historical listed buildings, but also a wide range of new facilities, such as the environmentally friendly AKO Sixth Form Centre, Lund Theatre, Sir Roger Bannister Sports Centre with a 25-metre swimming pool, sports hall, gym and dance studio etc.

School Fees

Senior School and Sixth Form: £7,793 per term

Junior School: £7,136per term

Pre-Prep School: £6,511 per term

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