Dulwich College

  1,816 Pupils
  Sixth Form
  Boarding & Day 
  Town setting

Dulwich College, an academically selective school, is deeply committed to Free Learning (learning beyond the curriculum) as an integral part of its academic and co-curricular excellence. Boys-only from 7 to 18 years, this day and boarding community nurtures curiosity, spiritual and personal development and a sense of social responsibility.

Alleynians are intelligent and enthusiastic; they are also incontrovertibly individualistic and from many different economic, religious and ethnic backgrounds. It is this social mix that makes Dulwich a special place.

The Dulwich spirit is thoroughly modern and absolutely traditional. Situated in 70 acres, yet only 12 minutes by train from central London, Dulwich College enjoys outstanding academic, co-curricular and sporting facilities, including a 2017 RIBA National Award-winning Science and Arts building, The Laboratory. An ambitious refurbishment of the College’s iconic Grade II* listed Barry Buildings and surrounding landscaping is underway ahead of 2019, its 400th anniversary, and beyond.

Education is lived, not just learned, together with academic excellence in public examinations, Free Learning is core to a Dulwich education and integral to a broad and rich scholarship experience. Opportunities to study beyond the curriculum include Symposia day - a day of inspirational speakers and thought-provoking seminars, annual Dulwich Creative Week with off-timetable activities to challenge and provoke creative thinking, and A level Plus, a fascinating choice of new subjects to augment the A level programme.

The Dulwich College Union of Societies of over 60 clubs represent enthusiasm, innovation and diversity. With a fully-equipped theatre, bespoke exhibition space and multiple orchestras and choirs, a life-long love of the Arts is encouraged in every boy alongside the opportunity to enjoy a choice of 25 different sports.

Dulwich College and Dulwich College Junior School were awarded ‘Excellent’ in every category and ‘Exceptional’ for ‘the quality of pupils’ achievements and learning’ for the senior school - the only category for which this grading can be given - by ISI in their most recent report.

Contact Information

  Dulwich Common, London, SE21 7LD

  020 8693 3601





Fees: Day £6,554, Weekly Boarders £12,826, Boarders £13,680

The Head:
Dr Joe Spence

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