Badminton School

Badminton is a vibrant, thriving and exciting day and boarding school for girls aged 3 – 18. We embrace and respect our 160 year heritage but pride ourselves on being progressive in an increasingly global society.

We push the boundaries on putting learning into action. Our students get to know more than a thin veneer of facts, they get to understand the how and why and, most importantly, if they enjoy engaging with their objects in a real world sense. Our focus is on nurturing the girls’ natural curiosity and fuelling their passion for learning. As a result, the School continues to hold a nationally outstanding academic record, affording us one of the top spots on the league tables. However, we find more pride in the individual successes of the girls; your daughter will be fully supported in whatever her talents or interests may be.

We take full advantage of being situated in such an exciting, cosmopolitan city. Boasting two of the largest universities in the country, Bristol is well known for learning and academic achievement and Badminton girls benefit from attending university lectures and taking part in industry-run competitions, as well as participating in events run by the local business community for young people.

What is special about Badminton? It is impossible to narrow it down to one thing but our unwavering sense of community is something that really needs to be experienced to be believed. We’re fortunate that the size of our campus and community gives an unparalleled homely feel to the School in which every girl is known by all. With over 35 nationalities represented within our close-knit community, girls develop an understanding of the viewpoints of others and an appreciation of the School’s international outlook. Our activity based approach means that from the moment you walk through Badminton’s gates, you are engulfed in its busy, buzzing and friendly atmosphere on campus. Visit us and discover Badminton for yourself.

Essentials

  • Head Rebecca Tear
  • Rebecca Tear
  • Age range 3 - 18
  • Day / Boarding
    • Day
    • Full Boarding
    • Weekly Boarding
    • Flexi Boarding
  • Religious affiliation Non Denominational
  • Exams
  • 14+ GCSE, IGCSE
  • 16+ A Level, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Fees (per term) September 2020 - December 2020
  • Prep/Junior School
    • £3,331 - £8,627 per term
  • Senior School
    • £5,612 - £12,995 per term
  • Sixth Form
    • £5,612 - £12,995 per term
  • Find out more about fees >
  • Exams
    • Exams
    • 14+ GCSE, IGCSE
    • 16+ A Level, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Fees (per term)
    • Fees (per term) September 2020 - December 2020
    • Prep/Junior School
      • £3,331 - £8,627 per term
    • Senior School
      • £5,612 - £12,995 per term
    • Sixth Form
      • £5,612 - £12,995 per term
    • Find out more about fees >

Bursaries & Scholarships

Every year, Scholarships and Awards are available to girls entering Badminton in the Junior School, Year 7 (11+), Year 9 (13+) and the Sixth Form (16+). Scholarships are awarded to girls with a talent in a particular area and Awards are more discretionary, given to girls where we see real potential. Scholarships and awards available include:

Junior School Scholarship: available to girls entering Year 5 or Year 6. The South West Regional Award is also available in the Junior School.

Year 7 (11+): Academic, Music, STEM, Sport and All-round scholarships.

Year 9 (13+): Academic, Music, Art, Sport, STEM and All-round scholarships. The South West Regional Award is also available in the Year 9, but in exceptional circumstances may be awarded to an entrant at another stage.

Sixth Form (16+): Academic, Music, Art, Sport and All-round scholarships. The Sixth Form Day Girl Award is also available for girls applying from a state secondary school. This award will be given to students whose application and entrance assessments indicate that they would benefit from the opportunities at Badminton. There are five awards available.

Parents of girls who are awarded scholarships are also eligible to apply for a means-tested Bursary.

All Awards and Scholarships bestowed come with a remission on fees. Application for a scholarship or award should be made at the point of registration and Scholarship assessments will take place alongside our entrance assessments. Bursaries are means-tested and awarded on the basis of parents’ financial circumstances. Scholarship and Bursary Application forms may be obtained by emailing our Admissions Department at admissions@badmintonschool.co.uk or via our website.

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Scholarships & Bursaries offered
  • Academic scholarships
  • All Rounder awards
  • Art scholarships
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • HM Forces discounts
  • Music scholarships
  • Sibling discounts
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • Sport scholarships

Film

Badminton School: One Story, Four Chapters
Badminton School: Beyond the Classroom

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

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