10 - 18
Prep / Senior (Co-ed)
East of England
Founded in 1910
A-Level & GSCE
Langley School, Langley Park, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 6BJ
Key Information & Geographic location in the UK
Langley School is a co-educational, inclusive, day and boarding school from 2-18 years, situated on the doorstep in the vibrant and dynamic city of Norwich, Norfolk is situated 8 miles South of Norwich. Giving the advantage of being rural, and allowing easy access to both road and rail links direct to London and Stansted Airports. The school has a set on two enviable 100+ acre in a beautiful countryside site: The Pre-Prep and Prep school are based in Taverham, and the Senior and Sixth Form is just outside Loddon. The stunning campus locations are a wonderful canvas which allows children space to breathe grow and development.
Challenge and opportunity encapsulate the Langley education; there are three elements of Creative (music, drama, art, and design), Action (sport, outward bound and Combined Cadet Force) and Service (community engagement and charity) underpin an innovative and broad curriculum. The character of the Langley School – we want the children to be confident, curious, kind, act with integrity, and be ready to contribute to their communities in the years to come.
The school has the most advanced, well-resourced and an inclusive ethos and a commitment both to academic excellence and meeting the broader needs of every pupil. The academic foundation is the base upon which all else is built. These experiences are designed to engage pupils in extended learning, stretch and challenge them beyond the academic foundation laid down in the classroom.
Oxbridge / Russell Group Pathway Programme
The Oxbridge/Russell Group Pathway Programme at Langley School sets out to raise pupils’ aspirations and expectations for the future. This is the aims to prepare students early on with the experience. During Year 10 pupils will be allowed to take part in taster days at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. On these days, they will be given a brief introduction to higher education and a tour of one of the colleges within the universities. In Year 11 students will be given a second opportunity to revisit both campuses, however, there will be an academic focus, which will be divided into STEM and Humanities. Students will have the opportunity to explore their area of interest through an array of different lectures.
In Year 12, students will be encouraged to enrol in the Extended Project Programme during which they will be required to complete an in-depth research project on an area of academic interest. Besides, students will return to Oxford and Cambridge for study days, which they will experience subject-specific lectures and be provided with an insight into university life. As well as visiting both Oxford and Cambridge University, students will have the opportunity to visit two other Russell Group Universities, providing opportunities for making informed choices about their pathway and will be introduced to the Oxbridge and UCAS application processes, including information about personal statements, tests and interviews. The application process and as soon as an application has been submitted, there will be various opportunities for students to practice for the interview and admissions.
Whether interested in STEM, the Arts or Humanities, students will be provided with the first-rate academic education with the guidance and support to further develop these interests into academic pursuits, enhancing their prospects of attending a Russell Group/Oxbridge University in the future.
In 2019, there has been a significant increase in the top grades in the number of 9s (top grade) awarded by the pupils. Seven pupils achieved what would have been all A grades, with grades 7-9 in all their subjects. Highlight some of the pupils achieved seven grade 9s, an 8s and a 7; achieved a grade 9 in all his Science and Mathematics subjects, showing that the school commitment to STEM is reaping rewards.
Boarding and Pastoral Care for students:
The boarding Houseparents are supervising the students boarding life and well being emotional of teenagers face nowadays, and also organise a range of activities including cultural and recreational events and visits at weekends and in the evenings. The school also have two qualified nursing available to all students, who along with the Houseparents, provide 24-hour care, seven days a week.
Langley offers the perfect environment to live and learn together, giving students the chance to make lifelong friendships. The community of boarding students at Langley plays a vital role in the life of the school.
That’s why the school makes every effort to ensure that Langley feels like a home away from home for our students. Langley does our utmost to cater for the needs of the boarding community and provide them with a safe, friendly and supportive environment. All of our students will have experience of the caring, warm and supportive environment.
The Langley School pride themselves on providing our boarders with the best facilities with the Wifi available in dormitories and across the school onsite to make their stay at Langley as comfortable as possible.
Langley School prides itself on the range and diversity of its extracurricular and co-curricular education, which is instrumental in extending learning beyond the curriculum, increasing engagement and interest, and challenging pupils to try something new. Whether is debating or public speaking, involvement in one of our performances, or working towards the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.
The senior school site comprises 110 acres of Norfolk countryside and grounds with good modern facilities in a beautiful and historic setting. The extensive playing fields can accommodate exclusive rugby, football, hockey, cricket, rounders and athletics venues year-round. Also, the floodlit astroturf pitch, netball and tennis courts and a 9 hole golf course. The multi-purpose Malcolm Hall in the new Sixth form centre., and the purpose-built gymnasium has a range of free and fixed weights, cardiovascular and resistance machines and a bank of rowing machines for racing/training.
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School Ranking 2019
A-Level A* - A
A-Level A* - B
GCSE 9 - 7
GCSE 9 - 4
Year 7 - £32,850
Year 8 - £32,850
Year 9 - £32,850
Year 10 - £32,850
Year 11 - £32,850
Year 12 - £32,850
Year 13 - £32,850
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