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  • Badminton Junior School
    Westbury Road
    Westbury-on-Trym
    Bristol
    BS9 3BA
  • Head: Ms Emma Davies
  • T 01179 055271
  • F 01179 623049
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.badmintonschool.co.uk
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11 with a linked senior school
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Bristol
  • Pupils: 137
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: Day £9,750 - £11,235; Boarding £21,840 - £24,945 pa
  • Open days: Saturday 6th October 2018 & Monday 6th May 2019. Contact Admissions to book your place
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report
  • Linked schools: Badminton School

What says..

We loved the way the bigger girls supported the littler ones: at the end of our visit, they were snuggled up on beanbags looking at books with year 6s. One little dot could not stop yawning at the end of her busy day; another could hardly be torn away from her riveting story to talk to us. School offers the broad curriculum and facilities which parents opting for an independent education expect, with some kind of sport, PE or swimming every day, and timetabled drama and music. Girls try out a range of three musical instruments early on; bizarrely, the cello is the most popular choice...

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What the school says...

Badminton Junior School is a warm and friendly school where the girls have an excellent academic grounding and lots of opportunities to speak languages, participate in music and enjoy a variety of sports. Girls here enjoy lots of outdoor play in the extensive adventure playground and on Friday afternoons enjoy a range of activities including horse-riding, orienteering and street dance which change on a termly basis. There are many opportunities for music, drama and dance performance and a range of clubs and activities which take place during break times, lunch and after School. Girls can board from Year 5 upwards and there is a fabulous Junior Boarding House. ...Read more

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Other features

All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

Sports

Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

Fencing

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head of Junior School

Since 2010, Ms Emma Davies BA PGCE (40s). Brought up and educated in Wales (where she still lives) and maintaining her Welsh lilt to this day, Mrs Davies has taught in a variety of prep schools including one in Malaysia, most recently as deputy head at the junior part of Bristol Grammar. Her first degree is in English, but she admits to a love of history and runs the history club at school. Ms Davies exemplifies the lifelong learning the school aims to instil: she is doing a distance MEd in educational leadership and writing a children's book ‘very slowly’. Interests outside work centre mainly on her family – she has two daughters at the school – and include indulging her love of history at museums and National Trust properties. Warm,...

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Special Education Needs

The Junior School provides specialist support for SEN pupils which takes places either in lessons or on a one-to-one basis. Every pupil is given the support that they require to enable them to access the curriculum effectively and successfully.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability Y
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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