About Victoria College

Victoria College is a selective boys' school where students aged 11 to 18 can learn and thrive. The Headmaster is a member of the prestigious Head Masters' Conference (HMC) that comprises the leading fee-paying schools in the UK and around the world.

The school has a special place in Jersey history. It was promised to the Island by King Charles II after he was shelterted here and eventually progressed by Queen Victoria and opened in 1852. It has been serving the Island's young men ever since, providing a caring educational environment where they can strive for excellence and become well rounded individuals who make a positive contribution to society.

The impressive buildings overlook St Helier and the campus includes Victoria College Preparatory School, which welcomes boys aged 7 to 11. Both schools are owned by the States of Jersey.

The secondary school accommodation comprises spacious specialist classrooms; eight specialist laboratories; three Art rooms; five Information Technology suites; Geography and History rooms; superb theatre; Drama studio; integrated Music suite with four rehearsal rooms; purpose built Technology suite, Sports complex with swimming pool and Sports Pavilion with adjacent pitches.
There is a spacious well-stocked library that forms part of the De Quetteville Resource Centre. This is situated next to the Great Hall, part of the original buildings dating back to 1852 and designed by Dean Jeune in the same design as the Great Hall at Pembroke College, Oxford, with which Victoria College has close links.

The College moves forward in the twenty first century from a position of strength to celebrate traditions dating back over 157 years combined with modern facilities and teaching techniques.