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).
|GCSE Rank||A*/ A%||School||Gender||Day / Boarding||Day Fees||Boarding Fees|
|1||70.0||King Edward's School (Bath)||Co-ed||Day||£14,805||N/A|
|2||68.1||Royal High School (Bath)||Girls||Day & Boarding||£13,983||£30,714|
|3||62.0||Kingswood School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£15,884||£28,581|
|4||60.8||Bruton School for Girls||Girls||Day & Boarding||£18,696||£31,848|
|5||59.3||Monkton Combe School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£17,625||£25,410|
|6||56.0||Blundell’s School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£14,550||£25,260|
|7||50.0||King’s College School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£23,070||£34,170|
|8||49.0||Downside School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£16,809||£26,121|
|9||46.4||Millfield SchoolFeatured||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£19,365||£29,370|
|10||46.0||Wellington School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||N/A||£29,760|
|11||44.0||Queen's College School (Taunton)||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£15,840||£27,270|
|12||43.6||Prior Park College||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£15,255||£31,500|
|13||43.5||Taunton Senior School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£15,840||£26,265|
|14||39.7||King’s Bruton School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£23,304||£33,531|
|15||39.1||Sidcot School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£17,160||£28,500|
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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The top performing schools academically for GCSE are (in order):
The top performing schools academically for A-Level are (in order):
There is only 1 independent boys school in Somerset, Brymore School.
The top performing girls schools academically for GCSE are (in order):
The top performing girls schools academically for A-Level are (in order):
The top performing private co-ed schools academically for GCSE are (in order):
The top performing private co-ed schools academically for A-Level are (in order):