King Edward's School

King Edward's School, Bath is a leading co-educational, day school for pupils aged 3 to 18. With impressive academic results, the School provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for children from a variety of backgrounds, in which each individual is encouraged to strive for academic, sporting and creative excellence and to acquire a lifelong passion for knowledge, discovery and adventure.

ISC associations: HMC, IAPS, AGBIS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational

Day/boarding type: Day

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 1185

King Edward's School fees:

Day fees per term:
£3,330 to £5,750

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
800 / 6010

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 18 (645)

Sixth Form: (150)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 18 (540)

Sixth Form: (118)

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Financial support is provided through the School’s means-tested bursary programme which is at the heart of our ethos and charitable purpose today.

In the last academic year, King Edward’s provided over £1.1 million of means-tested bursary support, with around 20% of pupils in the Senior School in receipt of a bursary.



At present, means-tested bursary awards are usually restricted to pupils joining Years 7 and 12. Once awarded, unless parental financial circumstances change, bursaries will usually continue throughout the pupil’s time at the School.

All bursaries are subject to annual review and may be varied up or down if parents’ financial circumstances alter but this will always be done in discussion and consultation with parents. Whilst the School endeavours to increase the bursary award proportionately in line with year-on-year fee increases, this is dependent on the School’s financial circumstances and therefore cannot be guaranteed.

In addition to providing financial support in relation to fees, the School may also be able to provide further assistance to bursary recipients towards purchasing uniform or meeting other costs such as certain school trips.



In addition to our means-tested bursary programme, we also offer the following non means-tested awards:

There is no separate Academic Scholarship examination.  Academic Scholarships may be awarded to those pupils who excel in the entrance examinations.


These awards may be made to candidates who show outstanding talent in one of the following areas:  Art, Drama, Music or Sport.  Applications for Special Talent Awards can be made via the online registration form.

Both Scholarships and Special Talent Awards are for a fixed sum, usually payable each year up to GCSE Level, subject to continued good performance. A Scholar or Special Talent Award holder may also hold a bursary award.


A limited number of Discretionary Headmaster’s Awards may also available for entry into the Sixth Form.

Awards made under the Special Talent, Scholarship and Discretionary Headmaster Award programmes are of a relatively small value. The School focuses its financial support on families through its means-tested bursary programme, in line with its ethos and heritage.



Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • Art scholarships
  • Drama scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • Lump sum payment discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

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