Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, BA2 5AH
Tel: 01225 835353, web: priorparkschools.com,
Autumn term: 6 September – 13 December 2017
Spring term: 8 January – 22 March 2018
Summer term: 17 April – 7 July 2018
Age of pupils: 11 – 18 years
Number of pupils: 600
Boarding: Full fee, per term £10,065, per annum £30,195
International boarding: Full fee, per term £10,425, per annum £31,275
Weekly: Full fee, per term £8,300, per annum £24,900
Junior Full Boarding: Full fee, per term £7,640, per annum £22,920
Junior Weekly Boarding: Full fee, per term £6,750, per annum £20,250
Day 13+: Full fee, per term £5,440, per annum £16,320
Day 11+: Full fee, per term £4,925, per annum £14,775
Religious denomination: Catholic, but all faiths are warmly 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 & Design Faculty and Sixth Form Centre. An impressive number of music and drama productions are held in the magnificent Chapel, John Wood Chapel and Julian Slade Theatre each year. A broad and balanced sporting curriculum helps to promote sporting excellence and sporting opportunities for all.
Pastoral Care: The Pastoral Care programme is classed as outstanding, with Housemasters and Housemistresses supported by a dedicated group of tutors who each address the needs of a small group of students. A vibrant and supportive community culture exists within each of the Houses and across the College.
Name of principal: Mr James Murphy-O’Connor, MA Oxon
Outstanding characteristics: A happy, purposeful, high-achieving community in which diverse talents can blossom without censure from peers.