Malvern College

Malvern College is an independent coeducational day and boarding school in Malvern, Worcestershire, England. It is a public school in the British sense of the term and is a member of the Rugby Group and of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. Since its foundation in 1865, it has remained on the same grounds which are located near the town centre of Great Malvern. The campus, currently covering 250 acres (101 ha), is set against the backdrop of the Malvern Hills.

There are currently about 660 pupils enrolled at the school, aged between 13 and 18. Additionally, there are about 310 pupils aged from 3 to 13 at The Downs, Malvern College Prep School, in nearby Colwall in Herefordshire. Across the two schools, in total, there are nearly 1000 pupils.

Among the alumni of the College are at least two Prime Ministers, two Nobel Laureates (five Nobel Prizes including prep school alumni), an Olympic Gold medalist and many other notable persons from different walks of life including science, law, the military, business, politics, literature and sports. The novelist C. S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia, is a former pupil of the school.

In September 2012 the college opened its first international school, Malvern College Qingdao, in Qingdao, China.

Read more about Malvern CollegeHistory, The Downs, Governance, Educational and Social Care Standards, Curriculum, Academic Performance, Admission, Sport, Activities, Year Names, Houses, Innovations, Notable Alumni

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