Queen Ethelburga’s College is one of the finest and best known private boarding schools in the UK, furnished and equipped to a very high standard. The school, founded in 1912 and based in a grand country house, has a wide range of exciting leisure facilities, including internet cafés, excellent sports facilities and a superb indoor games centre containing iPads, Xboxes, PlayStations, over 3000 computer games and DVDs. The beautiful campus covers over 100 acres and includes a walled ‘secret’ garden and outdoor play areas. This prestigious school is situated a short drive from York, a beautiful historic city which is full of attractions and sites of interest. All students will be taken to York once a week during their stay. The city has a rich Medieval, Roman and Viking heritage, and some of the most beautiful architecture in Britain. It is one of England’s most important and memorable cities, with a vibrant mix of history and culture.