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Llandovery College

Llandovery College

Queensway, Llandovery, SA20 0EE, Carmarthenshire

+44 (0)1550 723005



Llandovery College
School type Co-educational Boarding & Day
Founded 1847
Warden Guy Ayling
Date Appointed April 2012
Co-ed Age Range 4-18 years
Number of pupils 280
Number of boarders 120
Day fees per annum £5,985 - £17,520
Boarding fees per annum £17,880 - £26,460
Average Class Size 10
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:8
Associations HMC,ISCis,AGBIS,BSA,SofH


What Makes Llandovery College Special?

Llandovery College offers excellent facilities, first class teaching in small class sizes and a wide range of opportunities for intellectual, social and physical development. Our broad ability and inclusive school ensures that the learning needs of each pupil are catered for enabling them to reach and exceed their individual potential.

A Llandovery College education stands apart in the values and attitudes it engenders in its young men and women. Compassion, tolerance, kindness, integrity, generosity of spirit and good citizenship underpin a dedication to academic excellence.

Stunning Setting and Strong Sense of Community

Set within 45 acres of beautiful grounds in the picturesque Towy Valley there is a tangible sense of community and common purpose within the College. The House system brings boarders and day pupils together, promoting a strong sense of belonging and loyalty whilst forging deep bonds of friendship. Our pupils are well known by teachers and staff and we consider ourselves one large family.

Academic Success

The College boasts an enviable university entrance record with Oxbridge successes and a high proportion of pupils moving on to Russell Group universities. In addition, our pupils achieve an exceptionally high rate of acceptance to their first choice university.

Outstanding Opportunities

The College is renowned for its outstanding rugby heritage and achievements, producing world class rugby players such as Internationals and British & Irish Lions George North and Alun Wyn Jones.

The College's passion for sport is unrivalled and pupils have competed at regional, national and international levels in no less than 17 sports. Facilities include a 9 hole golf course, fully equipped gym and extensive pitches.

Music and the performing arts also have an enviable reputation with the orchestra and choir performing to an exceptionally high standard both at home and overseas.

Co-Curricular Activities

An extensive co-curricular programme offers pupils the opportunity to explore new interests as well as develop expertise in existing passions. The College has a thriving Combined Cadet Force and one of the highest Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme achievement rates with almost every pupil working towards bronze, silver or gold awards.


Academic and special talent scholarships are available from Year 7 onwards.

"The pupils achieve excellent levels of personal development, feeling secure, safe and valued in the friendly, mutually trusting ethos which prevails throughout the school" - ISI Report


For more information or to visit Llandovery College please contact the Admissions Registrar Mrs Vicky Douch on 01550 723005 or admissions@llandoverycollege.com