Press Coverage & Awards

Stonyhurst enjoys a position as the UK's leading Catholic boarding school. Read the links below to read our latest reviews, reports and press coverage.

Reviews & Reports


ISI Reports

Throughout their time at school, from the EYFS onwards, pupils develop an appreciation for non-material aspects of the world. They are kind, polite and friendly, able to articulate their opinions and feelings and ready to take on responsibilities.

ISI Inspection Report 2023

The Good Schools Guide - Stonyhurst College

An outward looking and inclusive Catholic boarding school where students are encouraged to become their best selves, give back to the world and aspire to great heights academically.

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The Good Schools Guide - St Mary's Hall

In one of the playrooms, there is a fabulous poster of St Ignatius saying: ‘Go forth and set the world on fire’. These children are being emboldened, their intellect and sensibilities refined, to do just that.

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Tatler Schools Guide 2023

Parents fall for the school's Christian values and ethos, which offer a framework for promoting love and care for others, as well as kindness and bravery.

Read the Tatler School's Guide 2023 Review


SMH girls playing hopscotch
Boys playing croquet at Stonyhurst College
Boys boarding staircase
Pupil running across Stonyhurst fields

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The success of the school lies in the fulfilment of its aim to prepare young people intellectually, spiritually and emotionally to provide leadership in facing problems of the modern world.

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