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Badminton School, Avon



School Details
School Crest
Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol,
Avon,
United Kingdom,
BS9 3BA

Tel: +44 117 905 5271
Fax: +44 117 962 3049

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Founded:1858

Headmistress:
Mrs R Tear

Director of Admissions:
Kirsty Hassan

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
AMDIS, GSA, ISC, BSA, IAPS
Religious affiliation:
All denominations welcome, Inter-denominational
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
3 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£16,500
to
£17,850
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£29,700
to
£29,700
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£31,500
to
£35,250
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
0
Day
450
0
Full board
175
0
Weekly
0
NA
Total
625
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
50
30
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, Please apply to school, Scholarship or bursary exam, Report from previous school, Interview, Entry test or exam, Assessment, Taster days, Registration, Scholarship exam
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Music, Means tested bursaries, Siblings, Sport, Senior school entry, 6th Form, All-rounder, Financial need, Junior school entry, Art, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic, Science, Other scholarships, Boarding

What we offer


  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Theology
  • Photography
  • Government/Politics
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Economics
  • Classics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Latin
  • Japanese
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • French
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Ancient Greek
  • English
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Water sports
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Martial arts
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Cricket
  • Fencing
  • Lacrosse
  • Badminton
  • Fitness training
  • Rounders
  • Language club
  • Ballet
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Young Enterprise
  • Dance
  • Chess
  • Skiing
  • Adventure training
  • Canoeing
  • Horticulture
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Yoga
  • First aid/life savers
  • Orienteering
  • Rowing
  • 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
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
 
 
Head PhotoBadminton is a thriving day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18, which has remained at the forefront of girls' education for well over 150 years. We are enormously proud of our heritage and traditions, but are certainly not constrained by them. The size of the campus and community gives a homely and vibrant feel to the School. This, coupled with our excellent pastoral care, leaves no scope for anonymity, but rather lends itself to strong mutually supportive relationships between girls as well as between girls and staff.

Whilst the school retains a nationally outstanding academic record, its focus continues to be on nurturing the girls’ natural curiosity and fuelling their passion for learning. The enduring excellence that Badminton girls achieve, stems from the positive atmosphere in the school and the holistic approach to education, as well as the exceptional relationships between staff and pupils which are mature and friendly, based on principles of courtesy and mutual respect.

It is a characteristic of Badminton girls that they are thoughtful individuals, able to evaluate information and decide for themselves. This approach extends beyond their studies and into the day to day life of the School, where girls are given a wide range of opportunities to grow, develop and express themselves in an enormous range of activities.

The Badminton community gives girls a chance to develop an understanding of the viewpoints of others and to think about contributing to the world around them. Girls leave Badminton ready to face the changing and challenging wider world and, when they do, they take with them a strong network of lifelong friends developed through a wealth of shared experiences.

The best way to understand the School and to enjoy its atmosphere is to come and visit. Please do get in touch and we will look forward to welcoming you and your daughter.
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