Lansdown, Bath, BA1 5RG
Tel: 01225 734210, email:,

Open days: Sixth Form: Thurs 28 September, 6.30pm – 9pm, Senior: Sat 30 September, 9am – 12pm, Prep School: Thurs 5 October, 9.30am – 12pm

Age of pupils: 11 – 18 years
Number of pupils: 775
Day fees: senior £4,938 and boarding £10,643 per term

The curriculum: Kingswood is a co-education school for pupils aged 3-18 years which offers an inclusive, extended family day and boarding community, free of pretension and balancing academic rigour, strength in the arts and sport, traditional values and outstanding pastoral care with a forward thinking can-do attitude. Results are outstanding. Ranked in the top 5% in the country for added value, 98% of students go onto university and 84% to Russell Group.

Extra curricular activities: There are over 100 extra-curricular activities available to all pupils both during the week and at weekends. Outdoor pursuits, Model United Nations, fashion and textiles, climbing, script writing or jazz, there is something for everyone. Creative, sporting and musical activities are positively encouraged and valued as Kingswood believes all round education is vital for young people in preparing them for life beyond school.

Pastoral care: Kingswood was ranked as outstanding in every area of its latest inspection and relationships between the staff and pupils are highly regarded by parents. Each senior pupil has a personal tutor who mentors them, assists with each tutee’s independent learning plan and helps set personal targets as well as offering support to enable pupils to achieve their aims. Boarding and day pupils combine throughout the house system which ensures a strong sense of community spirit.

Name of principal: Mr Simon Morris

Outstanding characteristics: Kingswood offers it all – great academics, real focus on sport and the arts, lots of co-curricular and a strong sense of community for both day pupils and boarders. Ambitious and determined, pupils at Kingswood are genuine with a strong conscience. An intelligent and outward looking school that provides excellent value for money and an outstanding education.