Life at Scarisbrick Hall School

Scarisbrick Hall School – An independent school in Lancashire

Scarisbrick Hall School is an independent school in Lancashire, nestled in the heart of the North West in the historic village of Scarisbrick. We offer children from birth to the age of 18 an exceptional educational experience that will give them the foundation they need to go on to achieve incredible things. Situated on a stunning 50-acre plot, our inspiring, centuries-old school buildings and grounds provide a unique environment to foster academic success, ensuring each child achieves or exceeds their potential.

Life at Scarisbrick Hall School

Here at Scarisbrick Hall School, we pride ourselves on our supportive ethos and the close rapport we build with our pupils and their parents. The first thing that pupils and parents notice when entering Scarisbrick Hall School is the kindness and respect shown by our staff and pupils. Our progressive and nurturing school gives our pupils the ideal environment in which to learn and develop.

Our passion for learning and high-quality teaching helps develop motivated, independent learners who thrive within our supportive and caring school environment. Through our commitment to see each learner as a unique individual, we explore and celebrate the qualities that define and unify us all. Our unique philosophy of RIVER learning is the cornerstone of our bespoke curriculum and underpins our values and ethos.

School Structure


Our Beautiful Beginnings Day Nursery offers your child the perfect start in life. We take children from birth, with four different rooms to suit your child’s changing developmental needs. Our nursery fosters happy, fun-loving children, giving them the enthusiasm to learn and make friends, feeling independent and respected whilst surrounded by beautiful, natural landscapes.

Beautiful Beginnings Day Nursery is truly exceptional and a very magical place to nurture young minds.



Here at Scarisbrick Hall School, we are proud to deliver a truly independent Pre School education to children aged 3 and 4. Our Pre School facilities and environment are designed and furnished in complete compliance with EYFS and Welfare Standards.

From our unique facilities, our highly trained, dedicated and professional team of staff and our breathtaking surroundings, all of our Pre School children develop a firm foundation for learning which enables them to attain high levels of achievement as they continue on their educational journey through our school.


First School

Our First School provides our youngest pupils with an exceptional start to education. For pupils from Pre School to Year 4, our First School provides a progressive and nurturing environment for our children, setting them up for exceptional academic success.

The supportive ethos of our First School helps to develop your child as a whole. Our high academic standards are underpinned by our supportive pastoral care and outstanding learning environment.


Middle School

Pupils in our Middle School enjoy more freedom and independence as their academic learning gears up a notch, supporting their quest for educational independence whilst also fostering a culture of educational excellence. 

Subjects are studied in deeper depth, taught by our specialist subject teachers who take our pupils on a journey far beyond the national curriculum. These high academic standards are bolstered by our Middle School’s excellent pastoral care, which gives our pupils a safe and encouraging environment in which they can flourish.



Students in our College embark on a three-year GCSE programme supported by expert subject specialists. The bespoke academic provision is supported by a wealth of co-curricular options, including international expeditions, site-based societies and sports activities.


Sixth Form

Every student at our Sixth Form is given the opportunity to pursue the subjects that fill them with passion, excitement and engagement and are supported every step of the way by a dedicated team of subject specialists and pastoral support.

We have a wealth of co-curricular activities for students at Sixth Form, including sporting opportunities, expeditions and trips, research projects, The Great Hall Lecture series and the opportunity to join societies and clubs that take their learning above and beyond the curriculum.


Scarisbrick Hall School – Aims & Ethos

Here at Scarisbrick Hall School, we are proud for our ethos to be “we support and inspire learners to succeed in an environment of love and care. Through a commitment to each learner as a unique individual, we explore and celebrate the qualities that define and unify us all; so creating a confident and happy community.” 

We achieve this by satisfying the aims of our school. Our academic aim is to develop motivated, independent learners who go on to achieve and exceed their potential. Our pastoral aim is to create a happy, safe environment where all successes are celebrated. Our moral aim is to celebrate and embrace diversity, foster confidence, and value opinions and friendship, and our social aim is to ensure that all pupils develop an awareness of their role and responsibility with our global society, having respect for themselves, everyone, and everything.

Parent′s Testimonial

My children have attended SHS since the age of 4, they have grown into formidable, nurturing and gregarious young men.

Parent′s Testimonial

We hadn’t considered looking at an independent school until Year 7 however having visited Scarisbrick Hall School for our daughter in Year 4 we are so pleased we took the decision to move her to start Year 5. 

Parent′s Testimonial

Scarisbrick Hall School has given my children a start in life which cannot be compared.

Parent′s Testimonial

Our original plan was to move at Y7 however having visited Scarisbrick Hall School for our daughter in Y4 we are delighted we took the decision to move her for Y5.

The Heart of Scarisbrick Hall School