Aldenham School, Founded 1597

School Opening Announcement

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC) has announced the partnership with Aldenham Education Group (Aldenham), to bring one of the oldest British schools to Riyadh.

James Fowler, headmaster/CEO Aldenham Foundation UK and headmaster emeritus of Aldenham Education Group, added: “Aldenham has always believed in an all-round education, and we are delighted to bring the same ethos to Riyadh, delivering a truly integrated experience with Aldenham UK that will ensure, both young Saudis and expat children, receive education and friendships on multiple continents that will last a lifetime.”


RCRC Head of Education Sector Eng. Mazen Tammar said: “Riyadh is building a future filled with possibility for all, by welcoming families to come build with us. With its prestigious heritage and commitment to best practices in teaching and learning, Aldenham joins the growing network of globally-respected educational institutions RCRC is building to offer world-class educational opportunities to citizens and expatriates alike.”

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Aldenham UK

The Flagship of the Aldenham Foundation and founded in 1597, Aldenham UK is steeped in history with 423 years of academic excellence. It embodies the best of timeless traditions and universal values, along with a documented history of a forward-thinking culture that has differentiated it from its peers.

At Aldenham we remember that achievement is an individual matter, be it entry to an Oxbridge college, a sporting or cultural goal or it may simply involve growing up into a well-balanced individual. Dedicated teaching is at the heart of this endeavour as we help our students to focus on their own plans, while our teachers focus on our students.

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