King Edward’s Junior, Pre-Prep & Nursery School

King Edward’s Junior School, North Road, Bath BA2 6JA;
01225 463218

King Edward’s Pre-Prep & Nursery School, Weston Lane, Bath BA1 4AQ;
01225 421681



Name of Headteachers: Mr Greg Taylor (Junior); Ms Jayne Gilbert (Pre-Prep and Nursery)

Age of pupils: 3 – 11

Number of pupils: Pre-Prep – 102 (as at June 2022); Junior School – 193 (as at June 2022)

Day fees (per term): Junior School £4,215; Pre-Prep £3,805; Nursery £3,140.

Co-ed day school

The curriculum: The Pre-Prep and Nursery follows an enhanced version of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the national curriculum and boasts specialist teaching in DT, Art, Music, French and Dance. Pupils 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 aspirations for its pupils in all aspects of school life, with a strong emphasis on each individual’s needs and wellbeing, to ensure that each child develops into a well-rounded, happy, caring and active participant in society.

Co-curricular activities: The Junior School and Prep-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. Clubs include: Cookery Club, Animation Club, Jiu Jitsu, Lego, Eco Club to name just a few.

Outstanding characteristics: Awarded ‘excellent’ in every category in the most recent whole school ISI report. Good Schools Guide noted that at the Junior School, “Intellectual rigour is underpinned by excellent pastoral care – these kids really seem to thrive.” While at the Pre-Prep and Nursery, “The watchword is learning through play – the children hardly realise they are learning.”