Bilton Grange

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Bilton Grange
Motto Iron Sharpenth Iron
Established 1873
Type Independent preparatory day and boarding
Religion Church of England
Head Master Mr. APM Osiatynski
Chairman of Governors JB Greenhalgh, MA MBA
Founder Rev. Walter Earle
Location Rugby
CV22 6QU
EnglandEngland Coordinates: 52°20′24″N 1°16′48″W / 52.340°N 1.28°W / 52.340; -1.28
Staff 100
Students 315
Gender Co-educational
Ages 4–13
Houses 8: 4 senior, 4 junior

Navy and Red

Former pupils Old Biltonians

Bilton Grange is a preparatory school located in Dunchurch, near Rugby, Warwickshire. The present headmaster is Mr. APM Osiatynski.

The mansion which forms the main school was built in 1846[1] and was a private family home. It is a Grade II* listed building.[2] The first pupils were brought to the house by The Reverend Walter Earle in 1887. An existing room was converted into the school chapel in 1889. The Junior House was built in 1902 and electricity was brought to the school in 1920. More recent developments include the arrival of girls at the school in 1992 and a 9 hole golf course laid out in 1998. The famous architect Pugin designed the library and a staircase leading to the boarding house.

The houses are Churchill, Mountbatten, Nelson, and Wellington

Bilton Grange is commonly recognised as the feeder to Rugby School. The heads of boarding are 6th formers (year 8); in the 2014~2015 year, they are Georgina Jones and Nikita Fedorov.

Notable former pupils[edit]