The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a great place for children to live and learn. Here's why:

The School

  • Judged as 'outstanding' by Ofsted
  • Enviable location in 260 acres of Park near Reigate
  • Committed to fostering Christian principles within a caring community, where all faiths and beliefs are made welcome

The Results

  • Excellent results, with 80% of Year 11 children achieving 5GCSEs at grade A* - C in 2009. A great achievement for a non-selective school
  • In the top 10% of schools in England for contextual value added.

The Curriculum

  • Broad and balanced curriculum
  • Average class size of around 24 children in Secondary and 26 in Primary
  • Wide range of extra-curricular activities including kayaking, Scouts, archery, dance, fishing, cookery, as well as the more traditional sports
  • Designated Sports College with aims to improve performance, participation, leadership and encourage healthy lifestyles

The Boarding Experience

  • High percentage of boarders. Over 400 of the 800 pupils are boarders
  • Purpose-built boarding houses that create a 'home from home' for children
  • Continuity from age 7 to 18
  • Wonderful parkland environment complete with riding stables


Year 7 and Year 9 (Age 11+ and 13+)

  • Most new boarding pupils start at age 11 though for 2010 there are extra places available at 13+. Early application is advisable.

Years 3-6 and Year 8

  • Occasionally spaces become available so parents are welcome to apply

Sixth Form

  • Please contact the Admissions Office.

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School has experienced extraordinary success over the last few years. Excellent results combined with affordable fees have made this the first choice for many parents seeking a boarding education for their child.

Town: Reigate.
County: Surrey.
Area: South East.
Type: Co-educational, Boarding and day.
Location: Town/City Outskirts.
Age Range: 7 to 18.
Religious Affiliation: Church of England.

Special diets    There is always a vegetarian option and other diets can be catered for by special arrangement

Entry requirements
Boarders:  Confidential reference from current school and interview
Day boarders: standard admissions procedure for maintained schools

Scholarships & Bursaries

Foundation Places  The Royal Alexandra & Albert Foundation offers a number of boarding places each year for children whose family circumstances make it desirable that they should attend boarding school.   Full financial assistance is offered in cases of special  hardship.

Clergy Bursaries   2/3 remission of boarding fees for the children of stipendiary clergy.

Activities: Archery, Art, Badminton, Basketball, CCF, Choir, Cinema Club, Community Services, Cookery Club, Cub Scouts, Dance, Design Technology, Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme, Hobbies, Horse Riding, ICT Club, Orchestra/Ensembles, Running, Scouts, Swimming, Table Tennis, Trampolining, Young Gattonians.

Sports: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Cross Country, Fencing, Fitness Training, Football, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Netball, Rounders, Rugby, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis.

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