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  • Royal High Prep School Bath
    Cranwell House
    Weston Park East
    Bath
    Somerset
    BA1 2UZ
  • Head: Miss Heidi Hughes
  • T 01225 422931
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.royalhighbath.gdst.net
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11 with a linked senior school
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Bath and North East Somerset
  • Pupils: 130
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: £9,945 - £10,479 pa
  • Open days: Private visits encouraged at any time, by appointment.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Linked schools: Royal High School Bath

What says..

Big emphasis on science, discovery and the great outdoors – hardly surprising in such a stunning location. Girls grow vegetables, watch badgers, deer and foxes in the garden (cameras have been set up to observe the animals) and played a major role in the construction of an impressive Celtic round house in the grounds. Pupils chose the site, marked out the circle and helped to create the wattle walls...

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What the school says...

The Junior School is a happy and bright community where our girls can flourish and grow. We understand the importance of 'getting it right' and from those very early days of Nursery right through to Year 6 when your daughter is getting ready for the challenges of Senior School. Our school is fully committed to providing your daughter with the very best opportunities. Set in stunning grounds close to Bath city centre with well-equipped facilities we provide a wealth of learning experiences which include weekly French in Nursery-Year 3, Spanish in Year 4, German in Year 5 and Mandarin in Year 6, Ballet, Music, Drama and Sport all taught by specialist teachers. Visitors often comment on the warmth, fun and sense of purpose that permeates our school. We believe that happy children love to learn and our supportive pastoral care, along with close home/school links, ensures that all the girls are nurtured as we guide them through the first years of their education. 10% discount off full boarding fees for service families. ...Read more

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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.

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since 2013, Heidi Hughes BSc PGCE MA. Previously deputy head of Royal Russell Junior School in Surrey. Before that she was a member of management teams at British schools in Singapore and the Philippines. A PE specialist who can turn her hand to teaching most subjects, she’s a strong advocate of linking learning in and beyond the classroom. Outside school, her interests are sport, travel and family. She often volunteers at local sporting events (including the London 2012 Olympics).

Moving on in July 2019 to head BGS Infant and Junior School in Bristol.

Entrance

Prospective pupils are invited to a taster day, where their English and maths skills are assessed, followed by a chat with the head.

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