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Downside School

Radstock, Somerset, BA3 4RJ

Downside is a co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11 to 18, and one of England's oldest and most distinguished Catholic schools. Almost all the pupils at Downside are full boarders, although day pupils are also warmly welcomed. The opportunities open to boys and girls at Downside - academic, sporting, in music, drama and co-curricular activities - are exceptional.

School Overview

  • Stratton-on-the-Fosse
  • Radstock
  • Somerset
  • BA3 4RJ
  • England
  • Gender profile: Coeducational
  • Day/boarding type: Day and full boarding
  • Boys - Age Range & Pupil Numbers:

    Boarding: 11 to 18 years (183 pupils)

    Day: 11 to 18 years (44 pupils)

    Sixth form: 50 pupils

  • Girls - Age Range & Pupil Numbers:

    Boarding: 11 to 18 years (82 pupils)

    Day: 11 to 18 years (33 pupils)

    Sixth form: 23 pupils

  • Size: 342 pupils
  • ISC association: HMC
  • Boarding fees per term: £7,513 to £9,458
  • Day fees per term: £4,718 to £5,249
  • Scholarships and bursaries: Available
  • Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
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ISC reference number:38707 DfE reference number:933/ 6021

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