Lucton is a thriving, co-educational, independent day and boarding school. Situated in the beautiful countryside of North Herefordshire, it is about three hours’ drive from London Heathrow Airport.
The school was founded in 1708. Over the next three centuries, Lucton celebrated its tercentenary with many memorable activities and events in 2008, not least of which was a visit from Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, son of Queen Elizabeth II, who officially named the new heated indoor pool the ‘Prince Edward Pool’.
Lucton School UK has 55 acres of well-maintained grounds with stunning views towards the Welsh mountains. The unique natural environment allows Lucton to provide a vast range of co-curricular and enrichment activities. Rugby, soccer, tennis, hockey, cricket, basketball, heated indoor swimming, new equestrian centre all add to the strong academic programme. All our pitches and courts are part of the school campus as is the equestrian centre. Surrounding woods which are home to our Forest School and form part of our cross-country competition course, an orchard which produces masses of apples, as well as a school veg plot complete with chickens provides a uniquely balanced environment.
Lucton School is regularly inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate and has achieved Excellent for most categories and Good for the rest. In the EYFS intermediate inspection report, Lucton School EYFS setting gained Outstanding in all four categories.
The results of A Level and GCSE are also excellent at Lucton School. In recent years, nearly half of the students have been admitted to the top 20 universities in the UK, and half of the A Level results were graded A*-B. For the GCSE, 95% of students reached grades of A*-C for at least 5 subjects.