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Wells Cathedral School, Somerset



School Details
The Liberty,
Wells,
Somerset,
United Kingdom,
BA5 2ST

Tel: +44 1749 834200
Fax: +44 1749 834201

Founded:909

Head:
Mrs Elizabeth Cairncross, BA

Director of Admissions:
Mr Ashley Deacon

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
HMC, AGBIS, CSA
Religious affiliation:
Church of England
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£16,901
to
£17,895
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£24,968
to
£26,504
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£28,194
to
£29,948
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
168
Day
137
119
Full board
125
5
Weekly
8
292
Total
270
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
72
13
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Entry test or exam, Interview, References
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Other bursaries, Other scholarships, Organ, Music, Siblings, Art, Choral, Clergy/Ministers, All-rounder, Sport, Means tested bursaries, Drama, Ballet or dance, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic

What we offer


  • Classics
  • Law
  • Environmental studies
  • Economics
  • Geology
  • Psychology
  • Government/Politics
  • ICT
  • Business studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Media/Film studies
  • Mandarin
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Tennis
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Rugby
  • Netball
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Canoeing
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Dance
  • Shooting
  • Chess
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Adventure training
  • Horse riding and management
  • Sailing
  • Drama productions
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
 
 
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