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The Pilgrims' School, Winchester
The Pilgrims' School, Winchester
The Pilgrims' School, Winchester
The Pilgrims' School, Winchester
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The Pilgrims' School, Winchester Winchester, Hampshire Visit
The Pilgrims' School, Winchester
239 pupils, ages 4-13
Boys only
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The Pilgrims' School, Winchester

An ambience of calm envelops this magical boys’ prep school that sits in Winchester Cathedral’s Close. Known for nurturing gifted musicians, it’s also academically robust and not too shabby on the sports field either. Winchester College next door is an aspirational presence (about 40 per cent of the boys go on to the college), while the magnificent cathedral where the choristers sing offers daily inspiration. Tucked away between the cathedral and the college, the school’s historic listed buildings are arranged around three courtyards, The Yard, The Quad and The Grid,...
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Choristers at The Pilgrims' School
Football at The Pilgrims' School
Boys in green and grey at The Pilgrims' School
The orchestra at The Pilgrims' School
boys in green and whit sports kit getting piggybacks
The outdoor swimming pool at The Pilgrims' School
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  • Scholarships for senior schools


    Academic41 (2018-2023)Including Winchester College, Sherborne and Eton
    Music60 (2018-2023) Including Winchester College, Eton, Sherborne and Charterhouse
    Sport7 (2018-2023) Including Winchester College, Sherborne and Radley
    Art3 (2018-2023) Canford, Charterhouse and Sherborne
    All Rounder4 (2018-2023) Sherborne, Malborough and Bradfield

  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 1£4,318
    Year 2£4,318
    Year 3£6,871
    Year 4£7,931
    Year 5£7,931
    Year 6£8,043
    Year 7£8,043
    Year 8 £8,043
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3 -
    Year 4 £10,224
    Year 5 £10,224
    Year 6£10,224
    Year 7£10,224
    Year 8 £10,224

    From the academic year 2024, the school will be offering military families a 20 per cent Forces concession, in addition to Continuity of Education Allowance (CEA).

    Bursary contact:
    Registrar Emma Short
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The Close, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LT

01962 854189


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Open Days

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Pre-Prep Open Morning
27 September 2024
Whole School Open Morning
05 October 2024
Virtual Open Morning
19 October 2024

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