Moorland - Our School

Location & Community

Moorland School Campus

A Home & Lifestyle for a Better Education

Nestled in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Moorland Private School is surrounded by areas of incredible natural beauty as well as being integrated into the bustling local community.

Moorland School has pioneered an inclusive, family-orientated approach for over 100 years. Nestled amidst the beautiful rural Lancashire landscape, our school and grounds serve as a home away from home for local and international students alike.

We make the most of our beautiful surroundings and provide a holistic education that prepares students for the emotional, academic, and social demands of adult life. Our staff cover every aspect of life at Moorland from laundry matters, medical appointments, and career guidance to choosing the right footwear for a weekend walk or day out.

How to Find Us

Visit Us By Car, Bus or Train

Moorland School is situated in the market town of Clitheroe, providing transport links nearby Blackburn, Preston, and Manchester.

With a bus station, and train station only 5 minutes away, the school is easily accessible whether travelling by car, bus, or train.

To book transport by train, please find a guide from Trainline here.

Moorland School

Ribblesdale Ave,




Moorland Education

Our campus is home to several dedicated teaching buildings that live in harmony with our academies and boarding houses. The education we deliver always takes priority with small classes, considered curriculums and excellent learning spaces.

Strive • Skill • Succees

Football Academy

Our Academy has access to our indoor 4G training pitch all year round, ensuring our students can train day/night, rain or shine. We also regularly make use of our partnership with Brockhall, the Blackburn Rovers Academy.
Dream • Dance • Develop

Ballet Academy

Our campus is also home to our specially built dance studio. With an excellently sized space and performance stage, parents are regularly invited to view performances of both classical and contemporary ballet.
Admission Tour

Book a Guided Visit to the School

Moorland School front view

At Moorland, we operate on an ‘open door’ policy in regards to parental visits. We understand that your child’s education is an extremely important decision, so we aim to offer an opportunity in which you can witness the quality of the teaching and learning that takes place at our school.

Our Admissions Manager is on hand to arrange these visits and personally guide you around our campus; ensuring any questions you may have are answered and you leave Moorland understanding our ethos and the education we can offer.


Apply for Admission at Moorland School

Moorland is revered around the world for its culturally diverse classes and exceptional academic achievements. We deliver a high quality education spanning all age groups, including our specialisation for international football and ballet.

Knowing that Moorland Private School is the correct education for your child should be an easy decision and our Management team will be on hand to ensure the transition to our school is a smooth, simple and happy process.