The Good Schools Guide

“The school is dynamic and crackling with expertise, energy, optimism and unashamed ambition. The future looks very bright indeed.“ - Good Schools Guide

Information for Visitors

Following revised Government COVID-19 guidance, the School is now welcoming visitors, with suitable precautions in place.

Charterhouse Malaysia Opens

Our International Sixth Form College in Kuala Lumpur welcomes its first pupils to study A Levels. 

Edgeborough School

Edgeborough joins the Charterhouse family of schools as the two charities merge to create an exceptional independent, coeducational prep and senior school offer.

Tatler Schools Guide

"A perfect blend of the best of tradition with a refreshingly modern outlook." - Tatler 

Exceptional Academic Achievements

"Pupils' academic and other achievements are high and often exceptional." - ISI Educational Quality Inspection Report

An excellent education for boys and girls aged 13-18

Welcome to the start of your journey

Education that lasts a lifetime

I am delighted to be able to offer a warm welcome to Charterhouse. I am thrilled to be part of the School at this exciting time in its history. I hope our website gives you a sense of how busy, purposeful and ambitious Charterhouse is, and an understanding of the values that we share.

Discover our Distinctions


different clubs and societies


sports fixtures in a year with teams for all abilities


£60,000 a year raised by pupil charity events


Over 11,000 music lessons taught in a year


acre campus with 135 acres of playing fields

Experience a Home from Home

Boarding that feels like home

It’s fair to say that every Carthusian feels that their House is the best. Imagine belonging to a family of 65! Boarding is about joining a big family and making great friendships. It’s about trying different things and getting to know different people.  

Boarding Carousel Slide

A glimpse into our community…

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Mr Sam James


Mrs Jani Lambeth


Mr Andrew Marshall-Taylor


Mrs Catherine McDonald


Miss Georgia Gordon-Martin


Mrs Michele Creer


Mr Ed Reid


“Daviesites is a loving and sharing house; the people of the House are always willing to help others when their support is needed, they are kind and helpful and they are ready to fight for Daviesites in any sort of competition (from water polo to chess) no matter what...”

- Year 11 Pupil


"Being a founding member of an all-girls house has been such an honourable experience and I am excited to see the school go completely co-ed next year. Our housemistress has developed a comfortable and nurturing environment for all pupils who are lucky enough to board there."

- Year 13 pupil


“In Gownboys there is a fun atmosphere in which everyone is involved. The whole House comes together and forms a community where we have fun in House, on the sports pitch or on the stage. All of the year groups mix together really well and create a sociable, positive and productive environment.”

- Year 13 pupil


“Looking back on my first year at Charterhouse, Fletcherites has been a big part of my experience here. When I first arrived, I was extremely home sick and not sure whether boarding school was the thing for me. But as time passed by and I cultivated relationships with my house mates, I can say I'm more than grateful to be part of the Fletcherites family.”

- Year 13 pupil


“In Weekites we demonstrate pride in everything we do whether it be sports, academics or cultural activities. We value our House spirit highly and are serious about developing ourselves to our highest potential. Weekites is known for its ‘work hard, play hard’ attitude.” 

- Year 10 pupil


“Boarding school is the best choice I've ever made. Although it felt foreign at first, Chetwynd is a second home to me and I have made friendships that will last for years after I leave Charterhouse. I wouldn't want to be in any other House.”

- Year 12 pupil


"Verites is not merely a boarding House, but a community: all year groups and all people get along, forming a coherent and harmonious atmosphere. What is especially great is the diversity of this House with our clear mix of academics, sportsmen and musicians, which allows any new pupils to meet different personalities and see other aspects of the School."

- Year 13 pupil

Values Carousel Slide Images


Pupils walking through the forest with arms around each other


Pupil with compass and map


Pupils beekeeping

Moral courage

Pupil preparing for stage performance


Values Carousel Slide Text

Embrace A tradition of moral purpose


We are accepting of ourselves and our own abilities and we are sensitive towards the needs of other people.

Embrace A tradition of moral purpose


We face challenges but are determined to learn from our struggles so that we may become the change that the world needs.

Embrace A tradition of moral purpose


We reflect on all we have, make the most of opportunities available to us and seek to serve and support the community around us.

Embrace A tradition of moral purpose

Moral courage

We have integrity and try to do what we know to be right, even when that is hard. We consider the impact of our behaviour on the world around us and try to leave a positive impact.

Embrace A tradition of moral purpose


We are open to new possibilities and ideas and we are accepting of other people’s viewpoints.

Our Values

News Highlights

Hear stories from our community

True breadth of opportunity

Find Your Leading Role

Performing Arts

See your name in lights as the leading role in a successful show

Pupils jumping together on sand


Travel the world playing your favourite sport at international tournaments

Pupils sitting together

Model United Nations

Defend your country’s economy and influence international policy

Pupil with artwork in the background


Exhibit your finest artwork and lead your House to victory in the annual House Art Competition

Air Cadets aircraft

Combined Cadet Force

Take to the skies in an exhilarating CCF activity weekend

Artifex pop-up restaurant


Design the menu for your very own pop-up restaurant at Artifex

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School buildings and grounds

250 acres of inspiring spaces

Explore Our Beautiful Campus

With 17 grass sports pitches, 3 full‑sized Astroturf pitches, an athletics stadium, a sports centre, 24 tennis courts and a 9‑hole golf course, not to mention beautiful lawns and gardens, the campus is one of the best, if not the best, in the country.