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||90.0||King Edward's School (Bath)||Co-ed||Day||£15,495||N/A|
|2||84.1||Millfield School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£27,165||£41,355|
|3||77.3||Royal High School (Bath)||Girls||Day & Boarding||£15,249||£33,579|
|4||76.0||Kingswood School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£16,413||£35,376|
|5||63.0||Monkton Combe School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£21,510||£34,320|
|6||60.0||Bruton School for Girls||Girls||Day & Boarding||£18,696||£31,848|
|7||58.0||Blundell’s School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£24,015||£38,985|
|8||55.8||Wells Cathedral School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£20,442||£34,212|
|9||51.0||Downside School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£20,720||£36,096|
|10||50.0||King's College (Taunton)||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£20,790||N/A|
|11||47.7||King’s Bruton School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£23,772||£34,200|
|12||44.0||Queen's College School (Taunton)||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£19,695||£34,500|
|13||43.6||Prior Park College||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£17,595||£32,919|
|14||43.5||Taunton Senior School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£34,224||£42,780|
|15||39.1||Sidcot School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£19,530||£37,770|
|16||39.0||Wellington School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£16,785||£35,355|
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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There are 18 independent schools in Somerset.
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):
There are 15 private co-ed schools in Somerset.
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):