Prior Park College

Prior Park College is a Day and Boarding senior school set in a 57 stunning acres, overlooking the World Heritage City of Bath. The College offers its 600 students wonderful opportunities to develop their strengths through inspirational teaching and excellent facilities. Our approach is simple; we value each individual and focus our attention on developing their unique talents.

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    Prior Park College

    At Prior Park, every child is known, valued and cared for. We help our students to explore who they are and find the adult they wish to be. We do this by providing opportunities. Here children learn from exceptional teachers in a community where learning is prized and curiosity is welcomed. We provide an outstanding, rounded education for each of our students and encourage them to embrace all the opportunities on offer.

    Category: Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

    Roll: 334 Boys / / 266 Girls

    Day pupils: 450

    Boarder Number: 150

    Age Range: 11-18 Years

    Founded: 1830

    Location Description

    Prior Park College is situated overlooking the beautiful World Heritage City of Bath in the South West of England.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mr Ben Horan

    Contact for enquiries:Mrs Vicki Quinn, Registrar

    Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Somerset, BA2 5AH

    Tel: 01225 835353



    Sports Centre, Theatre, Indoor heated swimming pool, ICT centre, Music studio, Dance studio, Astroturf pitches, Chapel, 6th Form Centre, Creative Centre. Family atmosphere in Boarding Houses.



    Academic, Art, Design & Technology, Drama, Music and Sport.

    Entrance Requirements

    11+ and 13+: Entrance examinations and interview.

    16+: Interview and minimum of six 9-4 grades at GCSE.



    Boarding Fees

    Full Boarding (Years 7 to 13): £12,878 per term, £38,634 p.a

    Weekly Boarding (Years 7 to 13): £9,990 per term, £29,970 p.a.

    Day Fees

    Sixth Form: £6,483 per term,  £19,449 p.a.

    Years 9 to 11: £6,432 per term, £19,296 p.a.

    Years 7 & 8: £5,874 per term, £17,622 p.a.




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    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Sixth Form Information Evening: Tuesday 24 Sep 2024 - Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Open Morning: Saturday 5 Oct 2024 - Time: 9:15 am - 12:30 pm

    Open Events:  Please REGISTER to attend


    For further details please Tel +44 (0)1225 835353 or email:


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