Stonyhurst is a springboard to a life of purpose. We empower our boys and girls to be the best that they can be, shaping leaders of the future who carry a sense of purpose and a desire to make the world a better place. As we guide every pupil through their own individual academic, sporting, creative, spiritual and emotional journey, we watch with great pride as our boys and girls grow to be men and women for others.
Quant je puis - 'As much as I can'.
There are plenty of reasons to choose Stonyhurst College for your son or daughter's education.
Specialist pathways for pupils with academic, musical and sporting strengths. IGCSE results above worldwide norms. Results in the International Baccalaureate above worldwide norms.
We provide an exceptional education in the Jesuit tradition and prepare students for successful and fulfilling lives in the modern world.
College life is fast paced and varied. Of course we encourage our pupils to work hard academically - we are first and foremost a leading independent school after all - but life at Stonyhurst extends far beyond the classroom. We recognise the importance of developing the whole individual so that our boys and girls are well-rounded, confident and ready to succeed in the real world.
Below you can find out about about our strong academic departments, the extensive programme of co-curricular activities that we offer, our world class facilities and more.
If you believe that Stonyhurst could be the best private school for your son or daughter, the admissions section below provides information about the application process for UK and international applicants, plus other information that you will find useful in guiding your decision.
We are delighted to be featured in an article which was published in the weekend section of Le Figaro – the second highest selling national newspaper in France. To read the original article in French or the English translation visit the links below.
Following a fantastic visit by the Vatican Cricket team to Stonyhurst last year the College has been invited to send a team to Rome for a return game at the end of June. Click here to read the report of the 2018 match from The Oxford Review of Books
A huge thank you to the OS who have provided sponsorship for the trip which ensures that every child who has been selected for the team will be able to take part. All OS and parents are welcome to attend the two matches and show their support on Thursday 27th June vs. Roma Capannelle and Friday 28th June vs the Vatican XI.
Stonyhurst has been ranked #1 in Lancashire by the Government for 'Value Added' at A Level. To read more about this wonderful news and to view our value added scores visit the link below.
We have a whole host of special initiatives planned to celebrate and commemorate this special anniversary year.