Prior Park College

Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, BA2 5AH
Tel: 01225 835353, web:,

Name of Headmaster: Mr Ben Horan

Age of pupils: 11 – 18 years

Number of pupils: 600

Fee structure:Day, £6,225 – £6,754 per term; Weekly boarding, £10,490 per term; Full boarding, £13,523 per term

Religious denomination: Catholic, but all faiths welcome.

The curriculum: Prior Park College offers a broad but balanced curriculum, allowing every child to find their talent. The College offers 27 A Level subjects, while students study 10 or 11 GCSE subjects out of 24 available. The College prides itself on the very strong teacher/student partnerships based on mutual respect and commitment to learning.

Extra curricular activities: The College has outstanding facilities including a Sports Centre, Art and Design Faculty and Sixth Form Centre. An impressive number of music and drama productions are held in the College’s Julian Slade Theatre and John Wood Chapel. Prior Park offers many after-school activities ranging from CCF to Astronomy club. The term time Saturday Active programme, open to both day and boarding students, also offers various courses including computer programming, sailing, and golf.

Pastoral Care: Prior Park prides itself on its pastoral care, aiming to provide a safe, stimulating and positive environment. It is very much a community where individuals look out for each other and after each other.

Outstanding characteristics: A happy, purposeful, high-achieving community which aims to develop as fully as possible the many talents of each student and providing an education of the whole person.