King Edward’s Junior School, North Road, Bath BA2 6JA; King Edward’s Pre-Prep & Nursery School, Weston Lane, Bath BA1 4AQ Junior School: 01225 463218; Pre-Prep & Nursery: 01225 421681; Admissions: 01225 820399; web: kesbath.com; Twitter: @KESBath; Facebook: kesbath; Instagram: kes_bath
Spring term: 7 January – 3 April 2019
Summer term: 23 April – 10 July 2019
Age of pupils: 3 – 11
Number of pupils: Junior School 210 & Pre-Prep 85
Day Fees (Per Term): Junior School £3,750; Pre-Prep £3,385; Nursery £2,790
The curriculum: The Pre-Prep and Nursery follow an enhanced version of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the national curriculum. The school offers specialist teaching in DT, Art, Music, French and Dance. Pupil’s also enjoy weekly forest school sessions.
At the Junior School, the children study a broad curriculum, enhanced by a wide and varied enrichment programme.
The school has high asperations for its pupils in all aspects of school life, with a strong emphasis on each individual’s needs and capabilities, to ensure that each child develops into a well-rounded, happy, caring and active participant in society in later life.
Extra curricular activities: The Junior School and Pre-Prep co-curricular programme is varied, broad and interesting, creating opportunities for the children to increase their knowledge, to pursue their interests and talents or simply to try something new, helping with each child’s all-round development.
Recent enhancements to outdoor facilities include purpose-built dipping ponds and the development of an Activity Trail at the Junior School, whilst at the Pre-Prep, the school will see the completion of an Environmental Area and sports pitch in the Autumn
Name of Head teachers: Ms Jayne Gilbert (Pre-Prep and Nursery); Mr Greg Taylor (Junior)
Outstanding characteristics: Awarded ‘excellent’ in every category in the most recent whole school ISI report. Good Schools Guide noted that ‘KES feels like a happy school’.