Westminster School, formally Saint Peter’s College, distinguished public (privately endowed) school near Westminster Abbey in the borough of Westminster, London. It originated as a charity school (1179) founded by Benedictine monks. In 1540 Henry VIII made it secular, and in 1560 it was refounded by Elizabeth I and extensively reorganized. The Public Schools Act of 1868 made the school ...
20 nov 2022 · Location: Little Dean's Yard, SW1P 3PF. Head: Dr Gary Savage, MA, from September 2020; previously Head of Alleyn’s School. Pupils: 766 day and boarding: 626 boys, 140 girls
14 mar 2022 · Westminster School has been a site of education for 1,000 years The headmaster of a top private school has issued a "sincere and unreserved" apology for any hurt caused to pupils following...
As a private, coeducational boarding and day, college-preparatory school for students in grades 9-12 and postgraduates, Westminster School surrounds young people with smart, accomplished and resourceful adults who instill in their students the desire to pursue excellence in everything they do.
Westminster is an ancient school in the heart of London, the only one still to occupy its original site, immediately next to Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.
Information regarding 7+, 8+ and 11+ entry can be found on the Under School’s website.It is important to note that those applying for 11+ entry to Westminster Under School cannot, at the same time, apply for 13+ entry to Westminster School.
Westminster School, also called St. Peter’s College, in west London, was probably a cathedral school and was reestablished by Queen Elizabeth I in 1560. Merchant Taylors’ School, in London, was founded, endowed, and controlled by the Merchant Taylors’ Company of London in 1561; it moved to the Charterhouse buildings in 1875.