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Overseas applicants

Pupils from over 40 countries study at King Edward's

We hope they will leave us having achieved and contributed more than they could ever have expected. We truly value the contribution that our international pupils make and celebrate the richness of experience and different perspectives that they offer to the School as a whole.

Pupils come to us from over 40 countries and make up around 35% of the School pupil body. They can join us at 11+, 13+ or 16+, although we will consider entry at other ages. We know what a challenge it is to arrive at a new school in a new country and we do all we can to help them settle in, make friends and feel at home. They will join the same boarding houses as English students so have plenty of opportunity to become fluent in English. Equally, they are encouraged to take part in and benefit from all that life here has to offer.

Applying from Overseas

King Edward's is a UKiset associate school. We encourage our overseas students to apply via UKiset – the UK independent schools’ entry test. Please visit the website for full details

On receipt of your UKiset test results we will be in touch with you or your representative accordingly.

Please visit the website www.ukiset.com to register for the test, which can be taken at approved test centres around the world. Or click on the link below:

If you have already taken UKiset please complete the ‘School Selection Form’ on the UKiset website and we will respond accordingly when we receive your UKiset Profile Package. Or click on the link below:

If you are interested in staying in the area, please see a list of our local accomodation by clicking the link below: