Best Private Schools in Somerset - Co-Ed, Boys, Girls

Overview

Somerset has 18 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. Most of these schools offer both day and boarding places. There is just one day-only school (King Edward's School (Bath)) and one boarding-only school (Brymore School).

Somerset Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
170.0King Edward's School (Bath)Co-edDay£14,805N/A
268.1Royal High School (Bath)GirlsDay & Boarding£13,983£30,714
362.0Kingswood SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£15,884£28,581
460.8Bruton School for GirlsGirlsDay & Boarding£18,696£31,848
559.3Monkton Combe SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,625£25,410
656.0Blundell’s SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£14,550£25,260
750.0King’s College SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£23,070£34,170
849.0Downside SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£16,809£26,121
946.4Millfield SchoolFeaturedCo-edDay & Boarding£19,365£29,370
1046.0Wellington SchoolCo-edDay & BoardingN/A£29,760
1144.0Queen's College School (Taunton)Co-edDay & Boarding£15,840£27,270
1243.6Prior Park CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£15,255£31,500
1343.5Taunton Senior SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£15,840£26,265
1439.7King’s Bruton SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£23,304£33,531
1539.1Sidcot SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,160£28,500

Where Schools are Located

The most popular areas for independent schools in Somerset are Taunton and Bath. There are also private schools in Wellington, Wells and Winscombe to name a few.

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Best Private Schools in Somerset

FEATURED
Millfield School Logo
Location
Butleigh Road, BA16 0YD
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£19,365
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Bath Academy Logo
Location
27 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HX
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£17,400
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Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

The top performing schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. LocationNorth Road, Bath, BA2 6HUGCSE A*/A: 70%
  2. LocationLansdown Road, BA1 5SZGCSE A*/A: 68.1%
  3. LocationBath, BA1 5RGGCSE A*/A: 62%
  4. LocationSunny Hill, Bruton, BA10 0NTGCSE A*/A: 60.8%
  5. LocationMonkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HGGCSE A*/A: 59.3%

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

The top performing schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. LocationNorth Road, Bath, BA2 6HUA-Level A*/A: 60.6%
  2. LocationLansdown Road, BA1 5SZA-Level A*/A: 45.7%
  3. LocationTaunton, TA1 3LAA-Level A*/A: 45%
  4. LocationTrull Road, Taunton, TA1 4QSA-Level A*/A: 42.3%
  5. LocationMonkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HGA-Level A*/A: 42.1%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£13,983£23,304£17,373
Boarding Places£11,124£34,170£28,299

Best Boys Schools in Somerset

There is only 1 independent boys school in Somerset, Brymore School.

FromToAveraging
Day Places---
Boarding Places£11,124£11,124£11,124

Best Girls Schools in Somerset

There are 2 independent girls schools in Somerset, Royal High School (Bath) and Bruton School for Girls.

Best Private Girls Schools by GCSE Results

The top performing girls schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. LocationLansdown Road, BA1 5SZGCSE A*/A: 68.1%
  2. LocationSunny Hill, Bruton, BA10 0NTGCSE A*/A: 60.8%

Best Private Girls Schools by A-Level Results

The top performing girls schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. LocationLansdown Road, BA1 5SZA-Level A*/A: 45.7%
  2. LocationSunny Hill, Bruton, BA10 0NTA-Level A*/A: 41.1%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£13,983£18,696£16,340
Boarding Places£30,714£31,848£31,281

Best Co-ed Schools in Somerset

FEATURED
Millfield School Logo
Location
Butleigh Road, BA16 0YD
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£19,365
Learn More
FEATURED
Bath Academy Logo
Location
27 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HX
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£17,400
Learn More

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

The top performing private co-ed schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. LocationNorth Road, Bath, BA2 6HUGCSE A*/A: 70%
  2. LocationBath, BA1 5RGGCSE A*/A: 62%
  3. LocationMonkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HGGCSE A*/A: 59.3%
  4. LocationTiverton, EX16 4DNGCSE A*/A: 56%
  5. LocationTaunton, TA1 3LAGCSE A*/A: 50%

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

The top performing private co-ed schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. LocationNorth Road, Bath, BA2 6HUA-Level A*/A: 60.6%
  2. LocationTaunton, TA1 3LAA-Level A*/A: 45%
  3. LocationTrull Road, Taunton, TA1 4QSA-Level A*/A: 42.3%
  4. LocationMonkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HGA-Level A*/A: 42.1%
  5. LocationTiverton, EX16 4DNA-Level A*/A: 40%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£14,550£23,304£17,520
Boarding Places£25,260£34,170£29,100

Somerset Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£17,373£28,299
BoysN/A£11,124
Girls£16,340£31,281
Co-Ed£17,520£29,100