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The Royal High School, Bath (GDST), Avon

School Details
School Crest
Lansdown Road,
United Kingdom,

Tel: +44 1225 313877
Fax: +44 1225 465446

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Mrs Jo-Anne Duncan MA PGCE

Miss Lynda Bevan

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
Religious affiliation:
All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
Age Range & Fees
3 - 18
Day Fees
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
Number of Pupils
School Boy
School Girl
Full board
This school offers
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
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:

Visit school, Assessment, Entry test or exam, Interview, Report from previous school, References, Taster days, Scholarship or bursary exam, Please apply to school, Trial day at school, Scholarship exam

Scholarships & Bursaries:

Means tested bursaries, Other bursaries, Drama, Academic, Sport, 6th Form, Art, Music, Senior school entry, Armed forces discounts or bursaries

What we offer

  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Business studies
  • Classics
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • ICT
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Design technology
  • Psychology
  • Media/Film studies
  • Photography
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Mandarin
  • Italian
  • Ancient Greek
  • Chinese
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • German
  • French
  • Greek
  • Fitness training
  • Touch rugby
  • Table tennis
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Cross-country
  • Netball
  • Martial arts
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Fencing
  • Lacrosse
  • Badminton
  • Archery
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Young Enterprise
  • Cycling
  • Ballet
  • Rowing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Adventure training
  • Dance
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Horticulture
  • Chess
  • Language club
  • Canoeing
  • Yoga
  • Orienteering
  • 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
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Epilepsy

School Video

Head PhotoI am passionate about girls' education and much of my career has been spent in schools founded by remarkable, forward-thinking women. I believe that girls' schools today have an important role to play in enabling young women to reach their full potential at school and beyond.

While The Royal High School is built on a strong foundation of 150 years of history we are firmly focused on the future. We offer an outstanding, contemporary, girl-centred education from nursery to sixth form and as one of the 26 schools of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) we are at the forefront of girls' education in the UK.

RHS is a high-achieving day and boarding school with a positive ethos; life-long friendships are formed and learning is fun. We work hard to know our girls as individuals so that we can help each one to discover her strengths and passions as she moves through school. Our girls experience first-rate teaching in the classroom as evidenced by our examination results and valued-added data, but they are also encouraged and supported to think for themselves, solve problems and be prepared to have the confidence to take risks and learn through their mistakes. In addition, our dynamic extra-curricular programme, range of leadership opportunities and strong pastoral care for day girls and boarders enables each one to thrive.

Ultimately, I hope that the girls who are educated at The Royal High, including my own daughter, will leave school as well-educated, well-rounded and well-balanced young women who are not only able to navigate a competitive global, multicultural, technology-driven world successfully, but who have the qualities and character to make a positive difference through the lives they live.

Do come and visit - I would be delighted to meet you and your daughter in person.

Mrs Jo Duncan

The Royal High School, Bath
Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 5SZ United Kingdom
T: +441225 313877 E: royalhigh@bat.gdst.net W: www.royalhighbath.gdst.net
Twitter @royalhighbath
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