3-16 coeducational, day and boarding school

“An educational gem in the heart of the New Forest”


Staff Conference

27 August 2014 00:00 to 29 August 2014 00:00

Boarders Return between 1800 and 2000

31 August 2014

0840 Term Begins

1 September 2014

Boarders' Out Weekend

19 September 2014 16:00 to 21 September 2014 18:00


Latest News from Moyles Court

Moyles Court appoint new Headmaster for September 2014

Jul 3, 2014

The Governors of Moyles Court School are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Richard Milner-Smith as Headmaster with effect from September 2014.

Moyles Court praised in recent inspection

Jun 11, 2014

Moyles Court has been praised for its teaching and support of pupils, following a recent inspection. CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Puplis) inspected in May, focusing on the school’s effectiveness at providing Learning Support in a mainstream setting.

Moyles Court School nominated for national Excellence Award and student gains scholarship to “royal family” school.

May 9, 2014

Students at Moyles Court School have long-won prizes at the Independent Schools Association Art Exhibition. Moyles Court is now one of just 3 schools nationally nominated for this year’s ISA Award for Excellence, in creative Art.

Moyles Court students train for Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award

May 8, 2014

Our intrepid Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award students spent the weekend in the new Forest countryside, exploring and trekking over 20kms.

Moyles Court School joined the fun and games for Sport Relief!

Apr 2, 2014

On Friday 21st March, Moyles Court School raised money for Sport Relief at its Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile.

Moyles Court host Invitation Cross Country Event

Mar 27, 2014

On another glorious spring afternoon last week, 12 schools including a significant contingent from Moyles Court, took part in our annual Invitation Cross Country Event.

Moyles Court pupils are winners at prestigious Art competition

Mar 19, 2014

It has been a busy time in the Moyles Court Art Department with results for pupils from two prestigious competitions.

Moyles Court pupils enter a battered battle!

Mar 10, 2014

Shrove Tuesday witnessed the inaugural Moyles Court Pancake Day Race.  Fierce competition was seen on a sunshine filled lunchtime whilst steely pancake flippers battled it out on the tennis courts.



Visit from Shung Tak College

Feb 7, 2014

20 senior school pupils from Shung Tak English College, Hong Kong joined us at Moyles Court School last week.

Beauty and the Minibeasts!

Jan 29, 2014

Moyles Court School early years foundation stage enjoyed a visit from Zoolab, the animal handling experts.

Anne of Green Gables

Jan 17, 2014

Moyles Court pupils were treated to an afternoon of fun and frolics as the Forest Forge theatre company came to perform Anne of Green Gables.

Trip to 'The Clothes Show Live'

Dec 13, 2013

Mrs Sharp, Mrs Penrose and Mr Mawer took the GSCE Textiles group and Year 9s to ‘The Clothes Show Live’ at the NEC in Birmingham on Tuesday.

‘The First Cut’ for Moyles Court GCSE Art pupils

Dec 6, 2013

Moyles Court GCSE Art pupils visited Southampton City Gallery and Seacity for 'The First Cut' exhibition.

Year 9 Historians set sail to Portsmouth

Nov 22, 2013

On Wednesday, Year 9 students enjoyed an informative History trip to Portsmouth Historic Naval Dockyard.

‘Ghost’ Theatre Trip

Nov 19, 2013

Last Thursday, pupils from the GCSE Music class and Musical Theatre club ranging from Years 4 - 11 went to see the touring West End production of ‘Ghost’ the musical at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton.

Remembrance Service at RAF Ellingham Memorial

Nov 14, 2013

On a very wet Monday morning, Mr Penrose and five Year 11 students attended the Service at Ellingham Drove.

Moyles Court History Club supports Poppy Appeal

Nov 6, 2013

Moyles Court History Club enjoyed fabulous weather for their Poppy Appeal fund raising activity.

50th Year celebrations at Moyles Court School

Oct 7, 2013

This is a very special year for Moyles Court, as the academic year 2013-2014 is the 50thAnniversary of the school starting under the registered charity through which it operates today. To celebrate this Golden Jubilee a number of events have been enjoyed by all.

Peter Norfolk, OBE and Moyles Court School proudly mark the opening of their tennis courts

Sep 14, 2013

Moyles Court School is proud to mark the opening of their new tennis and multi-sports courts.

Pupils celebrate examination success

Aug 26, 2013

Scholarship student Daisy Webb gained an impressive 9 GCSEs at A/A* and one B grade. GCSE Art at the school achieved an outstanding 100% A* performance this year.

Nursery Sports Day

Jul 29, 2013

Nursery pupils from Moyles Court School had their very own Sports Day recently.  Races included bat and bean bag, hula-hoop, hurdling and many more.  Click here for more info and images.

Young Apprentices raise money for Water Aid

Jun 25, 2013

Water Aid visit to Moyles Court School

Tony Ridley, a volunteer from Water Aid visited Moyles Court School last week to receive a cheque for £241. The money was raised by the Year 6 class, who were set the challenge earlier in the year, to see how much money they could raise.

Art and Careers study trip to Cambridge

Jun 14, 2013

Moyles Court GCSE and Year 9 pupils took part in a residential Art and Careers Study Trip to Cambridge, during the recent half term break.

Moyles Court pupils get the creepy crawlies!

May 15, 2013

Moyles Court School early years foundation stage enjoyed a visit from Zoolab, the animal handling experts. The children enjoyed a workshop which involved them acting out what it would be like to be in a Rainforest and were able to meet some amazing animals.


Year 6 visit to a Thai Temple

May 1, 2013

As part of their study of Buddhism, Year 6 pupils at Moyles Court visited a Buddhapadida Thai Buddhist Temple.  It was wonderful to see the beautiful murals that tell the famous tales of Siddharta's life, to meditate a little and to speak to a Buddhist priest through the kind interpreter.



Moyles Murder Mystery Meal

Mar 10, 2013

Moyles Court School library was transformed into the dining room of the official residence of the Deputy-Mayor of Casablanca in 1942, as members of Moyles Court History Club,assuming the roles of guests at a meal, took part in a Murder Mystery.

New GCSE Ability Streaming

Feb 16, 2013

Find out about our New Ability Streaming and Scholarship places.


Year of the Snake!

Feb 13, 2013

Pupils at Moyles Court have been celebrating the Chinese New Year in style.

Latest School Inspection Report Published

Dec 24, 2012

The strengths of the school have been identified clearly and the recommendations in this report point the way for moving the school towards excellence in all areas

Visit our Christmas Craft and Gift Fair Saturday 1st December , 11am - 4pm

Nov 24, 2012

Santa's Grotto, 35 Gift Stalls, Games, Explore a Real Fire Engine,Children's Activities, Target Shooting, Refreshments and BBQ. All welcome!

GCSE History Study Trip

Nov 4, 2012

The Moyles Court Year 11 GCSE History group have benefited from a study trip to the First World War battlefields of Ypres and the Somme.

Inspiring Outdoor Learning

Sep 9, 2012

Teachers at Moyles Court have built a Forest Classroom as part of a training day to develop outdoor education at the school.

GCSE Results 2012 - Successfully Adding Value and Stretching the More Able

Aug 23, 2012

More than a third of all grades achieved by Moyles Court pupils this year are A* or A, more than 50% above the national average.  64% of all grades are at B grade or above.

Jubilee RAF Ibsley Revival

Jun 3, 2012

Moyles Court was transformed to its former role as a WW II RAF officers' mess on 3rd June, as part of Jubilee celebrations. Murray Walker opened the event.

Beauties and the Minibeasts!

May 25, 2012

Zoolab came to visit Nursery and Reception pupils at Moyles Court School this week to teach the children all about Minibeasts. 

Fire and Safety Awareness at Moyles Court

Mar 15, 2012

On Friday 23rd February, Year 5 and 6 had a visit from the Fire Safety Team.  The pupils were reminded about the importance of Fire Safety in their homes.


Outstanding Art Success

Mar 8, 2012

On 1st March three Moyles Year 11 students won prizes at the Independent Schools Association South West Art Exhibition:

Moyles Mathematicians win Awards

Feb 27, 2012

Recently Year 10 and 11 students from Moyles Court sat the UK Intermediate Maths Challenge.

Early Years Police Visit

Feb 10, 2012

Nursery and Reception pupils enjoyed an educational visit from Police Community Support Officer Danni. 

Junior French Club Cooks

Jan 30, 2012

Moyles Court Junior pupils benefit in many ways from their weekly French club, including cooking an authentic French snack!

Historical church choir meets school children in the pub!

Dec 13, 2011

Pupils from Moyles Court School near Ringwood recently joined the choir from Ellingham Church for a round of carols in the Red Shoot Pub.

Moyles Court Wins National Awards for Art and Essay Writing

Nov 22, 2011

Moyles Court School is celebrating national recognition for excellence in Arts, receiving awards from the Good Schools Guide 2011.

All fired up in Year 2!

Nov 17, 2011

This term, Year 2 at Moyles Court School near Ringwood have been learning about the Great Fire of London.

Virtually Spooked at Moyles Court on Halloween!

Nov 9, 2011

On 31st October Moyles Court united with thousands of children in schools and libraries across the world to view 'Halloween Virtually Live'.

Woofability update

Sep 19, 2011

On 14th September, Moyles Court School pupils were introduced to Alice, the puppy for which they have raised money in aid of the disability charity Woofability.

Excellent Value Added Examination Results

Aug 31, 2011

This year Moyles Court achieved value added of 1.3 GCSE grades above those predicted, per subject per pupil.

National Essay Competition Winner

Aug 5, 2011

A Moyles Court student has won first prize in the Independent Schools Association national essay writing competition.

London Cultural Trip is a Winner

Jun 27, 2011

Pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9 were inspired this term by a cultural trip to London, visiting Buckingham Palace, museums and going to the theatre. ‘An enjoyable and unique trip that was educational and fun.  Seeing the sights with my friends was a laugh and entertaining’.  Year 8 boy.


Heavy Horse Heaven

Jun 18, 2011

Reception, Year 1 and 2 pupils enjoyed a fun and educational day out at the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park near Verwood.

Forest Camp Experience

Jun 6, 2011

Moyles Court pupils enjoyed learning camp craft, expedition and team building skills as part of the Year 6 and 7 camp just before the half term break.

Royal Wedding Party

Apr 29, 2011

Junior pupils enjoyed three days of Royal Wedding preparation activities leading up to the big event, assigned to Royal Departments in preparation for a wedding party.

Regional Art Competition Winners

Mar 14, 2011

Four pupils from Moyles Court School won prizes at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) South West Art Exhibition on 3rd March.

Pupils Fund Raising for Charity

Feb 16, 2011

Children at Moyles Court School have helped to raise almost £800 to buy and sponsor a puppy, to be trained by local charity Woofability.

Pupils' literary work published

Feb 8, 2011

In December 2010 Moyles Court pupils from Y9, Y10 and Y11 entered a Young Writers competition.   I am pleased to inform you that 30 pupils from Moyles Court School have been successfully chosen for publication in April 2011.

Performance Coaching, Creating Conditions for Success

Jan 12, 2011

Teachers and GCSE pupils took part in a series of performance coaching workshops with cofounder of Smart Tools for Life, Juliette Levy, on 4th January.

Local Mosaic Artist Visit

Dec 14, 2010

On Saturday 4th December a small group of students from Moyles Court attended a workshop with local sculptor Rebecca Newnham.

Fun in the Snow!

Dec 2, 2010

The school remained open despite the snow and difficult road conditions. Lots of fun was had by all who came.


Nov 16, 2010

Moyles Court pupils have launched their fundraising campaign to support this charity, which provides specially trained dogs for disabled people.

Head's Half Marathon Run for Cancer Research

Oct 4, 2010

Headmaster Mr Meakin ran the New Forest Half Marathon in aid of Cancer Research UK on 26th September 2010.


Moyles Court Hosts Soccer Tournament

Sep 25, 2010

On 22nd September, Moyles Court was host to 18 visiting teams for the annual 6-a-side soccer tournament, the biggest of its kind in the area.

2010 GCSE Results: 30% of all grades - A* and A

Aug 26, 2010

Moyles Court School once again achieved 100% pass rate for pupils gaining 5 or more GCSEs at grade A* to C. 30% of all grades awarded were A* or A including all pupils taking Art gaining these top grades.

Regional Sporting Winners

Jun 17, 2010

The Junior Girls six-a-side soccer squad have won the Avon Valley Cup Final and a team of Senior Boys won the Wessex Challenge for Moyles Court.

"Best ever" attendance: School Hosts Parish Council AGM

May 31, 2010

Moyles Court School Hosted the Ellingham, Harbridge and Ibsley Parish Council AGM on 25th May. According to the Parish Clerk, attendance to the meeting was the "best ever".

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Expedition

May 16, 2010

Year 10 pupils have successfully completed their training and assessment weekends for the Bronze Award this term, walking tens of kilometers and camping out in the beautiful coastal hills of the Isle of Purbeck.

London Marathon Fundraiser

Apr 26, 2010

Richard Oliver  - dad of Oscar in Class 4 - completed the London Marathon on 25th April in just over 4 hours. His inspiration to take part was to raise money for the charity HemiHelp, which supports children who suffer from the condition Hemiplegia.

Examination, sporting and creative success

Apr 14, 2010

Year 11 have been very busy preparing for their GCSE examinations and also sitting assessments for other important qualifications. I am delighted to announce the following regarding the latter:

Ofsted reports on “A family environment”, boarding at Moyles Court

Jan 14, 2010

"Moyles Court School was inspected by Ofsted for its boarding provision on 3rd-5th November, 2009. About a third of all Moyles Court pupils board, the provision rated by Ofsted as “strong”.

National Art Competition Winner

Dec 2, 2009

Congratulations to Robert Fraser who won the Under 16 3-Dimensional category with his Magritte-inspired sculpture at the Independent Schools Association National Exhibition in Warwick, 13th-14th November.

Charity Commission Public Benefit Report and Assessment

Jul 14, 2009


Moyles Court School, Moyles Court, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3NF, UK