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

Autumn term: 5 September – 14 December 2018
Spring term: 8 January – 4 April 2019
Summer term: 29 April – 6 July 2019

Age of pupils: 11 – 18 years
Number of pupils: 618

Day, Years 7&8: £5,000 per term
Day, Years 9-11: £5,585 per term
Day, Sixth Form: £5,665 per term
Junior weekly boarding: £6,915 per term, junior full boarding: £7,835
Weekly Boarding: £8,500 per term, full boarding: £10,315 per term
International boarding: £10,700 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 26 A-level subjects while students study 10 or 11 GCSE subjects. 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 Julian Slade Theatre and John Wood Chapel. Our Daily Activities programme features over 60 activities ranging from CCF to Sci-Fi club. Saturday Active runs throughout term time and offers over 25 courses to choose from, including computer programming, sailing, street dance and golf.ll.

Pastoral Care: The Pastoral Care programme is classed as outstanding and aims to provide pastoral care of an encouraging, supportive and disciplined nature. All pupils are members of a House where Housemasters and Housemistresses, supported by a dedicated group of tutors, address the needs of their students.

Name of principal: Mr James Murphy-O’Connor, MA Oxon

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