UK school Swanbourne House welcomes international pupils from all over the world.

With a proud 100 year history, a progressive approach to academics and enrichment, as well as modern boarding facilities and excellent relationships with senior schools across the UK, Swanbourne is a school chosen by families from across the globe. 

International Admissions

As part of the admissions process, a Skype interview may be offered with a member of the Senior Leadership Team for prospective families. International pupils will be required to demonstrate a reasonable level of English to ensure that they are able to access the curriculum.  If necessary, tuition in English as an Additional Language (EAL) can be arranged. Those pupils wishing to board are required to have a relative or legal guardian living in the UK who will be fully responsible for the pupil.

If your child comes from within the EU and there are no Border Agency requirements, please see our Admissions Policy. If your child comes from outside the EU, with a non-British passport, and you are a UK resident, please visit us and bring your child’s passport with the visa stamped upon it, which must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of your visit.

  • From 5 October 2020, the Student route will replace the Tier 4 route.
  • The Student route, which falls under the UK’s new points-based immigration system, improves on the previous Tier 4 route making for a more streamlined experience for both sponsoring institutions and students.
  • Visas that have been issued through the Tier 4 route are still valid.
  • More information about the UK’s new points-based immigration system can be found here. Further guidance for EU, EEA and Swiss students, who from 1 January will need to comply with the new system can be found here.

Contact Us

If you would like to receive a digital prospectus or speak to a member of the Admissions Team please email 

Enquiry Form


Swanbourne House School is located in the UK just twenty minutes from Central Milton Keynes and under an hour from Heathrow Airport and 40 minutes to London Luton Airport. We sit within easy driving distance of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire. Milton Keynes Central train station has direct trains to London Euston taking around just 30 minutes. 

Read an introduction to Swanbourne House School from our Head

Read the All Things Business article on progressive academics at Swanbourne House School

Swanbourne House School welcomes international pupils and is a co-educational Day and Boarding School in the county of Buckinghamshire in the UK.  To find out more and to speak to a member of our team, click here

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