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Pangbourne College

Pangbourne College

Pangbourne, Reading, RG8 8LA, Berkshire

0118 984 2101



Pangbourne College
School type Co-educational Day & Boarding
Headmaster Thomas J C Garnier
Co-ed Age Range 11-18 years
Number of pupils 458
Day fees per annum £6,300 - £8,540 per term
Weekly Boarding fees per annum £8,210 - £11,510 per term
Boarding fees per annum £9,050 - £12,680 per term
Part boarding £7,910 - £11,060 per term
Average Class Size 15-20 up to Year 11, 8 for A Levels classes
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:6
Associations HMC, BSA, ISC

Pangbourne College is a community where you can flourish. We are a small, independent, co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11-18, set in 230-acres of beautiful West Berkshire countryside.

Providing a challenging academic curriculum, we also offer plenty of co-curricular opportunities for sport, music, art, drama and adventurous training, so that each individual fulfils their potential and develops confidence, values and skills to make a positive difference to the world.

Our Flag Values of Kindness, Selflessness, Moral Courage, Initiative, Industry, Resilience, and Integrity underpin all we do as a College. They are rooted in our Christian ethos and go a long way to prepare our pupils for life's challenges and the responsibilities of adulthood. Our aim is to equip Pangbournians with the strongest possible foundations for their future.

In November 2019, the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) rated the college as 'Excellent' for both the academic and personal development of its pupils, and in June 2021, we were shortlisted for the 'Co-educational Independent School of the Year' category in the Independent Schools of the Year 2021 Awards.


We welcome applications from children from a variety of backgrounds and educational experience, who demonstrate the potential to make the very best of the opportunities that Pangbourne offers. We want our community to be inclusive and reflect the world outside of school.

We are not an academically selective school, but we are discerning in our selection process. Therefore, our assessment process has been designed to identify your child's core strengths and skills, both inside and outside of the classroom.

We offer entry at Year 7, Year 9 and Sixth Form, and occasionally into other year groups if space permits. The only way to experience the authentic Pangbourne is to visit us and enjoy a tour of the College and speak to pupils and staff here. They will give you real insight into what Pangbourne is today. We would encourage you to join us on one of our Open Mornings, held in Autumn and Spring, or one of our popular Head’s Breakfasts.

Scholarships and Bursaries are available at each entry level. Full details are available on our website: www.pangbourne.com

What they say about Pangbourne

'Pupils demonstrate exemplary attitudes to learning: they respond to academic challenge with energy and purpose.'

Independent Schools Inspection, 2019

'A small, distinctive, grounded and family-oriented school that puts huge emphasis on self-discipline, teamwork and leadership. Caring and supportive, Pangbourne buzzes with activity and encourages every pupil to have a go.'

The Good Schools Guide

'As we looked at other schools it became really clear to us that Pangbourne educates and nurtures your child as an individual, for who they are. Pangbourne really sees your child and understands and nurtures them, both academically and pastorally, in a way that works for them and for the wider family.'

Abi Williamson, A Parent