About Us

Alexanders College is your first step to Boarding School and then University in the UK. We will prepare you for IGCSE's or A Levels in a UK Boarding School on our Academic Preparation Programme for UK Boarding Schools. You will improve your English, build academic knowledge and develop study skills as well as get an introduction to life here in the UK. IGCSE's and Cambridge exams can be taken in June as well as help with School entrance exams. For a fun summer and a taste of England, come in June, July and August for our popular summer school.

Principal's Welcome

…" Throughout the 28 years that I have been at Alexanders College, it has been my great pleasure to have welcomed young people from over 70 countries.  For the majority it was their first experience of life in a foreign country." …

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About Alexanders College

Alexanders College (formerly Alexanders International School), established in 1975, is an international boarding school for boys and girls, ages 11-17, from all over the world. Students come to our school as the first step towards a successful school and university education in England. We provide the ideal bridge, emotionally and academically, to the challenge of mainstream boarding schools and colleges in Britain. More about Alexanders »


Alexanders College is on the Bawdsey Manor Estate in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Suffolk Heritage coast 30 minutes from Ipswich and 2 hours from London.  This area of the United Kingdom is called East Anglia where the climate is one of the best in the country, enjoying many hours of sunshine and fairly dry summers. More about Location »

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Partner Schools

As Alexanders College has UK Border Agency approved partnerships with a number of schools in the UK which means that a child may be able to make one visa application which can serve for both Alexanders College and the onward school. More about partner schools »

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