Who We Are

Going to school is one thing. Living at school is quite another.

Our teachers do not simply teach, they are the leaders on a journey of self-discovery, fostering relationships between the young people in our care that will last lifetimes.

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Graham Gamble in front of Alexanders College


At Alexanders College, we are a community of teachers and learners, drawn from all over the world to this rare and historic location. To this region, for a thousand years and more, people have voyaged.

Today, our faculty and support staff have created a calm and dedicated place for learning; an environment where our students can thrive.


Graham Gamble


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Campus facilities

Accommodation at Alexanders College


It is now a tiresome cliché to speak about Harry Potter in regards to boarding. It may be that the magic of Hogwarts lies not in spells and potions, but in the extraordinary outcomes that can ensue when a group of clever, creative, charming and diverse young people are gathered together. That is what we like to achieve in bringing our pupils together.

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Term Dates

Academic Year September 2015 to June 2016

Autumn Term (2015)
Term Dates 7th September to 18th December
Arrival Sunday 6th September
Departure Saturday 19th December
Half Term Holiday 17th October to 25th October
Spring Term (2016)
Term Dates 11th January to 23rd March
Arrival Sunday 10th January
Departure Thursday 24th March
Half Term Holiday 20th February to 28th February
Summer Term (2016)
Term Dates 6th April to 17th June
Arrival Tuesday 5th April
Departure Saturday 18th June
Half Term Holiday No Half Term
Academic Year Fees


What is Alexanders College?
We are an exclusive boarding school, teaching the English National Curriculum for boys and girls from the UK and all over the world …read more

Where is Alexanders College located?
Our school grounds, our walls and beaches create a realm between the North Sea and a wild Suffolk river …read more

How can I find out about school places?
We are keen to hear from bright, ambitious students …read more

Is Alexanders College accredited?
We are accredited by many prestigious bodies …read more