The UKiset exam is currently used by approximately 180 British schools. It’s designed to help independent schools select international students for entry. The exam takes the form of an online assessment, which aims to test the academic abilities of international students, compared with those in the UK of the same age group.
This is the third article in our series of British senior schools that use the UKiset test.
Located in the Berkshire town of Windsor, Eton was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI. An independent boarding school for boys aged 13-18, it is one of the most expensive UK private schools to attend. The school offers a traditional and often challenging academic curriculum, alongside a wide sports and activities programme.
For more information on the UKiset test at Eton College, contact the school at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1753 370 611.
A co-educational day and boarding school, Felsted was founded in 1564. Its 1,000 pupils are split into 10 houses. The school encourages its students to support charitable causes and provides several opportunities to get involved in the local community.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Felsted School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1371 822 605.
Located in Suffolk, Framlingham College was founded in 1864 as an independent boarding school for boys. Today, it is a mixed facility and is open to day pupils too. Priding itself on its vibrant student community, Framlingham not only challenges pupils academically, it also places emphasis on extracurricular activities. The College offers first class wellbeing and pastoral support, including mindfulness classes, to help relieve any anxiety pupils might have in the lead-up to exams.
For more information on the UKiset test at Framlingham College, contact the school at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1728 272 220.
Situated in Perth in Scotland, Glenalmond College is an independent school for boys and girls aged between 12 and 18 years. Founded in 1847, it is surrounded by 300 acres of rural landscape. Providing an all-round education to its 400 plus pupils, its beautiful location allows for a host of outdoor, extracurricular activities such as rock climbing and kayaking.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Glenalmond College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1738 842 000.
Founded in 1862, Haileybury School was originally a boys’ school, but today is a mixed facility with over 750 pupils. Located in Hertford, the majority of pupils make use of the school’s boarding facilities, although it is open to day students too. Made up of seven boys’ houses and five girls’ houses, Haileybury offers pupils a huge variety of clubs and societies to help develop their confidence outside of the classroom.
For more information on the UKiset test at Haileybury School, contact the school registrar at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1992 706 353.
Harrogate Ladies’ College
Founded in 1893 as a girls’ senior school, today Harrogate Ladies’ College (HLC) is an independent boarding and day school that teaches girls from 2-18 and boys up to 11. Located in the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, HLC is a forward-thinking school with Christian values and is a member of the Allied Schools Council.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Harrogate Ladies’ College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1423 504 543.
Leighton Park School
Located within a 65-acre parkland campus in Reading, Leighton Park School is a co-educational, independent Quaker school open to both day and boarding students. Founded in 1890, 470 pupils are divided into five houses. While Leighton Park follows traditional Quaker customs, it also offers students a variety of extracurricular activities, such as music, sport and drama.
For more information on the UKiset test at Leighton Park School, contact the school [email protected] or call +44 (0)1189 879 608.
Loughborough Grammar School
Loughborough Grammar School is an independent school for boys with approximately 1,000 students. Founded in 1495, this Christian school encourages its boys to develop their talents, wherever they may lie, whether in academia, or extra-curricular subjects.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Loughborough Grammar School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1509 233 233.
Located in the beautiful market town of Marlborough, the College was first established in 1843 as an independent boys’ school. These days, it is a co-educational facility and currently teaches over 870 pupils. Considered one of the most expensive independent schools in the UK, Marlborough College teaches Church of England values but considers itself a forward-thinking establishment.
For more information about the UKiset test at Marlborough College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1672 892 300.
Located in the East Midlands, Oakham School was founded in 1584 and is an independent school open to both boys and girls aged from 10 to 18. Over 1,000 students are divided into 16 houses. The school expects its pupils to perform well academically, while understanding the importance of good pastoral and extracurricular opportunities. As such, it has an excellent reputation for producing many professional sportsmen and women.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Oakham School, email enqu[email protected] or call +44 (0)1572 758758.