The admission of boys to Winchester at age thirteen is largely in the hands of Housemasters. When a boy is eight years old his name can be registered for entry into the School as a prospective member of a particular boarding House.
Although the School is immediately outside the mediaeval city walls of Winchester near to Kingsgate, it has always been a part of the wider community and this is nowhere more evident than in its current geography.
A Winchester education is unique. Our pupils enjoy good teaching and our teachers enjoy the liveliness of bright pupils. Success in examinations is one consequence of this, but we think it more important to encourage boys to love learning.
Winchester's oldest records are housed in the purpose built room in which they were always intended to be housed. The thickness of the walls in this room maintains a very even temperature, which has helped to ensure over the centuries the survival of the
Everything we do at Winchester is an aspect of our pastoral care of the boys; classes, sports teams, clubs and societies. We are a fully resident community and we think of ourselves as a network of friends.
Development and Win Coll Soc work together to support the School through fundraising and events for OWs, parents and past parents.