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Westbourne has been named IB School of the Year 2019 by The Sunday Times, having been No.1 in the smaller school UK league tables for the past four years and achieved an all round excellent grading by National Schools Inspectorate, Estyn in 2018. A co-educational, independent school nestled in the idyllic coastal setting of Penarth, near the Capital city of Cardiff, Westbourne comprises of 200 students from the ages of 2 – 18 years, 72% British students, 16% European and 12% Asian, with no nationality dominating. Offering IGCSE and GCSE with a long term average of 55-60% A*-A and the IBDP with 50% of students achieving 38+ points and 90% graduating to Russell Group (or equivalent international elite) universities.

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The average score of students at is Not Given compared to the IBO average of 28.56

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Boarding: £33,750

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4 Hickman Road Penarth South Wales F64 2AJ

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You can visit the Westbourne School website here.

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