Chilton Cantelo School

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Chilton Cantelo School
Motto Carpe diem
(Seize the day)
Established 1989
Type Independent
Headmistress Verity White
Location Chilton Cantelo, Yeovil
BA22 8BG
England Coordinates: 50°59′53″N 2°36′37″W / 50.9981°N 2.6102°W / 50.9981; -2.6102
DfE number 933/6191
DfE URN 123937 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 54
Students 320
Gender Coeducational
Ages 4–18
Colours Maroon     

Chilton Cantelo School is a small profit-making coeducational Independent school located in the village of Chilton Cantelo near Yeovil and Sherborne in Somerset, England. The school is owned and operated by the Cognita Group.

Set on 25 acres (100,000 m2) of grounds, an 18th-century manor house houses the school.[1][2] It accepts pupils between the ages of 4 and 18. The school has boarding places for up to 220 of its pupils, with day pupils offered 'flexi-boarding' when needed. Class sizes are typically small.

Chilton Cantelo School is a member of the Independent Schools Association, the Independent Schools Council and the Boarding Schools Association.


  1. ^ "Chilton Cantelo House". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 
  2. ^ Bush, Robin (1994). Somerset: The complete guide. Wimborne, Dorset: Dovecote Press. p. 66. ISBN 1-874336-26-1. 

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