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Peterborough School, formerly Peterborough High School, is an independent school located in Peterborough, England. Founded as a day school for girls (with girl boarders until July 2013), it is now a coeducational day school.GeneralPeterborough School is an independent school educating boys and girls from ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Situated on a campus in central Peterborough, the school and nursery have access to road, rail and other transport. Peterborough School is a member of the Woodard group of schools. The latter is the largest collection of independent Church of England schools in England and Wales and one of the UK's principal educational charities.HistoryThe school was established in 1895 as a girls' day school on Park Road, Peterborough, and moved to the present ten-acre site at Westwood House, Thorpe Road in 1936. The school was originally called "Peterborough High School" and changed its name to Westwood House in 1936. In 1991 the name changed to "The Peterborough School". The school became a charitable trust and was incorporated into the "List of Woodard Schools" (Woodard Corporation) in 1968. The school is managed by its own governing body, some of whose members are Woodard Fellows.Boys were first admitted into the junior school. Its success and the demand of parents led the administration to extend coeducation to the rest of the school from September 2010. uAt the High Court in London in January 2004, a father failed to compel Oxfordshire County Council to pay £2,500 a year towards the child's £4,000 a term fees.