Nursery and Pre-School
For your pre-school darlings Widcombe Acorns Pre-School is Bath’s only City Centre Forest School offering a fantastic outdoor play space and boasting a glowing “Outstanding” from Ofsted. Local mums, also rate Willows Day Nursery in the centre of Bath (Ofsted “Good“), whilst Monkton Combe’s Nursery and Pre-prep have got a brand new building and have been rated “Excellent” in recent inspections.
State Primary and Secondary
Bath has a wealth of state run primary schools with Bathwick St Marys top of the list and one of the most popular. Slightly further out; Freshford, Bathford, Batheaston and Saltford CofE Primary Schools are all good schools and worthy of mention.
For secondary education Norton Hill Academy was voted top of the “Real Schools Guide 2017“, achieving five out of five stars for attainment, progress and outcomes for children. Hayesfield Girls School and Beechen Cliff also both hold top positions.
Independent Prep and Senior
King Edward’s is the best independent day school in Bath. Offering both primary and secondary education, classes are mixed. Kingswood School is a good co-ed and offers education for children aged 11-18 years with day, weekly or full boarding options.
Bath’s Royal High School regularly makes the top three, a girls only establishment for children aged 3-19 years on a day, weekly or full boarding basis. On the edge of Bath, Monkton Combe has always been popular and offers Nursery through to Senior for both girls and boys.