A remarkably tailored education
Where pupils reach their full potential
A world-class musical education
A stunning educational setting
A high-calibre sporting education
A happy and purposeful community
Spirituality, timelessness and wonder

We are Exeter's oldest school offering girls and boys aged 3-13 a remarkably tailored independent education

I’m delighted that you’re visiting our website, and hope that it will provide you with a flavour of what life is like here at Exeter Cathedral School.

We’ve been going for over 800 years, so there is a tremendous amount of history, tradition, culture and heritage in the walls and in the blood. But there is also freshness, dynamism, modern facilities, and a real sense of pride in being an ancient foundation with traditional values and a modern approach, and a place where children can be children.

Exeter Cathedral School is a terrific place and I am hugely proud to be Headmaster of this very fine independent school. Our website will give you a good insight into what we’re all about, but there’s no substitute of course for a visit in person. Do come and see us at any stage for a tour and taster day to discover what makes Exeter’s oldest school such a very special place to be – my team and I will be delighted to welcome you.

James Featherstone

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