Sidcot at a Glance

Gender: Co-educational

Type: Junior up to 11 years, Senior School 11 to 16, Sixth Form 16 to 18

Year founded: 1699

Religion: Quaker

Age range: 3 to 18

Age range of boarders: 11 to 18

Boarding fees for Year 2016/17: £8,570 to £10,810

Registration fee: £150

Deposit: £3,500

Educational programmes offered:

  • Year 11 Pathway (one-year GCSE programme)
  • Two-year GCSE
  • IB diploma
  • A Levels​
  • BTEC (Sport)

Outstanding reputation: well known for excelling in the Creative Arts, Maths and Science

Special Characteristics

  • Equestrian Centre. Boarders can bring their own horse, join our school equestrian team to compete at local and national level or take lessons on a wide range of horses available through a local partner.
  • 'PASS' (Programme of Activities for Sidcot School) is a range of exciting co-curricular activities that involves each year group every Wednesday afternoon throughout the year
  • The Centre for Peace and Global Studies aims to open students’ eyes to the wider world and give them the conviction and courage to challenge the status quo.

Location: Near Bristol

Setting: Rural

Nearest Airport: Bristol – 15 minutes

Nearest train stations: Bristol Temple Meads – 40 minutes

Nearest cities: Bath and Bristol

Distance to London: Just over one hour by train from Bristol

Independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 - 18 in Somerset

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