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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

web: kesbath.com


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

Age of pupils: 3 – 11

Number of pupils: Pre-Prep – 90; Junior School – 186

Day fees (per term): Junior School £4,015; Pre-Prep £3,625; Nursery £2,990.

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 capabilities, to ensure that each child develops into a well-rounded, happy, caring and active participant in society in later life.

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. Recent enhancements to outdoor facilities include a new all-weather sports pitch at the Junior School. Clubs include: Cookery Club, Animation Club, Jiu Jitsu, 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 ‘KES feels like a happy school’.