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King Edward's School, Bath

King Edward's School, Bath
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Address
North Road

, ,
BA2 6HU

England
Coordinates51°23′11″N 2°20′37″W / 51.3863°N 2.3436°W / 51.3863; -2.3436Coordinates: 51°23′11″N 2°20′37″W / 51.3863°N 2.3436°W / 51.3863; -2.3436
Information
TypeIndependent day school
MottoDieu et mon droit
(God and my right) Ministrare, non ministrari
(To serve, not to be served)
Established1552 (1552)
FounderKing Edward VI
Department for Education URN109374 Tables
Chairman of the GovernorsWinifred Thomson
HeadmasterMartin Boden
Staff70–90
GenderCoeducational
Age3 to 18
Enrolment1016
Colour(s)Maroon and navy blue    
PublicationThe Edwardian
Former pupilsOld Edwardians
Websitehttp://www.kesbath.com/

King Edward's School (KES), Bath, Somerset, England is an independent co-educational day school providing education for 1,016 pupils aged 3 to 18.[1] The school is a member of The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.

The school was established in the 16th century in a city centre site, founded in 1552. In the 1960s it moved to the outskirts onto a multi building site. In addition to the academic curriculum the schools includes drama, music, sport and a combined cadet force.

King Edward's School Bath was judged as "excellent" in every category in the school's 2015 Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) report.[2] The report noted that "The school's extra-curricular provision is outstanding", "Achievements outside the curriculum are both numerous and outstanding" and "The quality of the pupils' achievements and learning is excellent".

The school was ranked as one of the top four independent schools in the south west by The Sunday Times Schools Guide, Parent Power Survey[3] based upon 2016 academic results.

  1. ^ "King Edward's School". Schools Information. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Independent Schools' Inspectorate report | King Edward's School BATH". www.kesbath.com. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Parent Power". The Sunday Times. 27 November 2017.