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Kingswood School

Kingswood School is a leading co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 9 months-18 years, situated in an idyllic location overlooking Bath. Excellent academic results, strong pastoral care, graded excellent in all aspects of its school inspection, Kingswood is a happy, vibrant and forward-looking school which values all round education. Top tier for sport, superb art and DT departments, strong music and drama and over 100 extra curricular activities and excellent pastoral care.

Lansdown Road

+44 (0)1225 734200

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ISC associations: HMC, AGBIS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Methodist

Day/boarding type: Day, Weekly/Flexible Boarding and Full Boarding

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 845

Kingswood School fees:

Boarding fees per term:
£9,845 to £11,792

Day fees per term:

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
800 / 6000

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 11 to 19 (382)

Boarding: 11 to 19 (91)

Sixth form: (117)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 11 to 19 (279)

Boarding: 11 to 19 (93)

Sixth form: (120)

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A wide range of scholarships are available each year for entry to Years 7, 9, and 12. The awards are made in recognition of excellence in Academic ability, Art, Drama, Design & Technology, Music, and Sport. A John Wesley Scholarship to recognise potential in all-round contribution to school life is also available for boarding students. You can download a copy of our Scholarships and Bursaries 2020 information. 

Scholarships for Year 12 normally take place in November, Year 7 in December and Year 9 in February in the school year preceding entry.


In keeping with the Christian ethos and traditions of the School, the Headmaster and Governors seek to provide financial assistance to families where it is felt that a particular child would benefit from the type of education Kingswood provides and where there is a proven genuine need. All bursary applications are means-tested for eligibility and assessed by the Bursar and Headmaster.

Bursaries are not available for children attending Kingswood Preparatory School unless there are very exceptional circumstances. Parents who wish to be considered for bursarial support should complete the Financial Statement Form which can be requested by emailing the Bursar at bursar@kingswood.bath.sch.uk.

The completed form should be submitted in confidence, together with any relevant supporting information, for assessment by the Bursar. As no awards can be made after an offer is made, we encourage families who feel they may be eligible for bursarial support to discuss the matter with the Registrar and/or the Bursar well in advance of making a formal application for entry and before any assessment papers are taken.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • All Rounder awards
  • Art scholarships
  • Design scholarships
  • Drama scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Science/Technology scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • Clergy discounts
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • H M Forces discounts
  • Sibling discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

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Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies