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Downside School, Somerset



School Details
Stratton-on-the-Fosse,
Radstock,
Bath,
Somerset,
United Kingdom,
BA3 4RJ

Tel: +44 1761 235100
Fax: +44 1761 235105

Founded:1606

Head Master:
Dr James Whitehead

Registrar:
Mrs Anastasia Hatvany


Accreditations and affiliations:
HMC, ISBA, BSA, AMDIS
Religious affiliation:
Roman Catholic, Christian
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£14,937
to
£17,196
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£23,559
to
£30,687
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
45
Day
30
178
Full board
111
0
Weekly
0
223
Total
141
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
53
25
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:


Interview, Common Entrance, Taster days, Scholarship exam, Early registration or registration at birth, References, GCSE results, Entry test or exam, Please apply to school
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Art, Junior school entry, Siblings, 6th Form, Choral, Teaching, Sport, Other scholarships, All-rounder, Senior school entry, Financial need, Music, Roman Catholics, Academic, Other bursaries

What we offer


  • Painting/Sculpture
  • ICT
  • Theology
  • Design technology
  • Photography
  • Economics
  • Classics
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Psychology
  • Business studies
  • Spanish
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Golf
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Fencing
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Fitness training
  • Polo
  • Rugby
  • Water sports
  • Dance
  • Adventure training
  • Shooting
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Ballet
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama productions
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Pipe band
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • 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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