Bold & Loyal

Gloucestershire Co-ed Independent School for 3-19 years

Wycliffe promote a pioneering spirit and encourage individuals to flourish and embrace their futures as global citizens

Wycliffe Independent School is the perfect blend of place and culture where boys and girls develop and flourish from the Nursery Class through to Year 13 with options for day, flexi and full boarding. Our diverse community, exceptional facilities and individualised learning approach allow all our pupils to thrive while we pride ourselves on offering excellent pastoral care so each and every individual is supported and cared for.

We combine academic learning with a wide range of extra-curricular activities; encouraging every child to try something new and reach their full potential. We inspire and educate every individual boy or girl – this is not just an acceptance of difference, but an encouragement to be individual.

Wycliffe girls at a sport event

Visit Wycliffe at Our Upcoming Events

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming events taking place in June. This includes our Pre-Prep and Y3,4&5 Open Mornings and our Year 7 Open Evening where you’ll get the chance to explore our school approach, talk to teachers and discover how Wycliffe could be a good fit your child. View our upcoming events and register your interest. 

I believe it to be no small part of the mission of this school to cherish its individuality, its liberty to experiment, and even its eccentricities. Most people and most schools are afraid to be original… Let us be pioneers and experimenters…

W.A. Sibly, Second Headmaster of Wycliffe (1912-1947)
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Choosing the Right Independent School for Your Child

We understand the important decision you have to make when deciding on a school for your child; the decision you make can change their whole future. There are many factors to consider when choosing the right education for your child to not only suit their needs but also fit in well with your family life. Whether you’re looking for a boarding or day school, there’s not a one size fits all model. However, choosing the right school ensures they have developed strong, necessary foundations to grow, develop and flourish into successful citizens.

Why Choose Wycliffe?

Wycliffe is a private school in Gloucestershire, UK with outstanding boarding school facilities that accommodate British and international pupils from the age of 7, and day pupils from 3 years old. Wycliffe go above and beyond to ensure each child is nurtured correctly in a way in which they can excel. Each student possesses different skills, talents and capabilities; so we understand the importance of tailoring our education to suit pupils’ needs, enabling them to achieve and become who they want to be within a safe, secure and encouraging environment.

At Wycliffe we have exceptional facilities and a vast choice of extra-curricular activities; we nurture confident, well-rounded individuals.

  • Exceptional facilities
  • A vast range of extra-curricular activities
  • Excellent pastoral care
  • Individualised learning
  • Small class sizes
  • Located in beautiful countryside surroundings

Discover more about Wycliffe and how we can suit your family life.

Discover Wycliffe

wycliffe kids playing with tools outside

Explore Our Countryside Campus and Outstanding Facilities

We warmly invite any prospective families and pupils to visit our fantastic independent school at a time that suits you. Our tours can be done both virtually and in-person.

Come and join one of our tailored events that run throughout the year.

Day, Flexi & Full Boarding from Aged 7+

Every boarder is well looked after and made to feel part of the Wycliffe family. Our boarding houses offer a home away from home and you can rest assured that your children will be in safe hands, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Explore our Prep Boarding Houses and Senior Boarding Houses.

wards ivy grove boarding school house at wycliffe

Aims for Our Pupils

  • Achieve their full academic, spiritual, physical and creative potential.
  • Behave with ‘unassuming confidence’*, showing generosity of spirit, respect for others and appreciation of diversity.
  • Cultivate social and environmental awareness and an understanding of their role as global citizens.
  • Develop skills, self-knowledge and resilience to face positively all future challenges.
  • Exhibit creativity, innovation and independence in their approach to learning and to life.
  • Feel happy and secure.

*This was a comment made by the Inspection team during the 2016 ISI visit when seeking to describe the Wycliffe pupils they had met.