Webber Independent School

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The Webber Independent School
The Webber Independent School Soskin Drive Milton Keynes.JPG
The Front and left side of the building
Soskin Drive

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MK14 6DP

Coordinates55°00′00″S 0°45′53″E / 55.0001233°S 0.764603°E / -55.0001233; 0.764603Coordinates: 55°00′00″S 0°45′53″E / 55.0001233°S 0.764603°E / -55.0001233; 0.764603
MottoAchieving Excellence Together
Established1970 (1987 on current site)
FounderMrs Renee Soskin
Department for Education URN110567 Tables
PrincipalMrs Hilary Marsden
Age6 Months to 16 years
HousesOak, Cedar
Colour(s)Purple and Grey    
Last Inspected2020 (Report)

The Webber Independent School[1]) is a coeducational independent school situated in Stantonbury, in the north of Milton Keynes, England, owned by GEMS Education. The school teaches children from the age of 6 months through to 16 years.

The school is located approximately 2 miles north of Central Milton Keynes.


The school opened in Newport Pagnell in 1970 before moving in 1987 to its current purpose built site in Stantonbury in the north of Milton Keynes.[2] In 2010 current and former pupils produced an exhibition chronicling the history of the school[3] and the former Knoll School (1892-1974).[4] The Knoll School buildings at Aspley Guise were home to the Bury Lawn senior school between 1977-1987. Bury Lawn was renamed the Webber Independent School in September 2011 in honour of the urban designer and 'father of the city' of Milton Keynes, Melvin M. Webber.[5]

The school previously had a sixth-form, but closed this in 2019.[6]

View of the School from Soskin Drive


  1. ^ http://www.miltonkeynes.co.uk/news/local/vote_for_school_s_new_logo_1_2805532
  2. ^ http://www.webberindependentschool.com/contents.php?pageid=1276&parentid=476 History of the school
  3. ^ http://www.mkheritage.co.uk/dmk/exhibitions/22/22.html Heritage Hunters Bury Lawn School and the Woburn Sands Collection
  4. ^ http://www.mkheritage.co.uk/wsc/docs/knollschool.html "The Knoll", Aspley Heath
  5. ^ http://www.webberindependentschool.com/contents.php?pageid=1276&parentid=476 History of the School
  6. ^ Richmond, Adrienne (2020). "Focused Compliance and Educational Quality Inspection Reports: Webber Independent School". Independent Schools Inspectorate. Retrieved 18 October 2020.

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