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Badminton boasts a stunning campus in the heart of Bristol


Non-denominational Pastoral care Red Maids’ is a happy, friendly, close-knit community. A ‘big girl, little girl’ system encourages older pupils to look after the younger girls. The school operates an open-door policy, allowing parents to visit the school anytime they like. Meet the principal Ms Isabel Tobias Outstanding characteristics The Red Maids’ School is the oldest surviving girls’ school in the country, dating back to 1634. Since its foundation the school has been dedicated to creating the best opportunities for girls and young women. Famous alumni Susan Lewis (author), Kate Sedley (historical novelist) Term Dates Autumn: 5 September – 14 December Spring: 8 January – 22 March Summer: 16 April – 5 July Age of pupils Junior: Girls aged 7 – 11 years Senior: Girls aged 11 – 18 years Number of Pupils Over 500 Termly Fees £2,500 • The Red Maids’ School Westbury Road, Westbury-on-Tyrm 0117 962 2641


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School The curriculum Badminton offers a broad curriculum, ensuring continuity and progression. Subjects range from core Maths, English and Science to Languages, Music and Creative Arts. Extra-curricular activities Pupils participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including sports, music and languages. Badminton gives girls the opportunity to study abroad through school exchanges. Religious denomination Non-denominational Pastoral care With only 450 pupils at Badminton, individual care and attention largely contributes to the community feel of the school. Parental involvement is also considered important to the success of pupils. Meet the principal Mrs Rebecca Tear “As a newcomer, my first impressions have been of a strong community. It is a nice size, which enables a real breadth of experiences. There certainly seems to be an openness of thought and a passion to do things which draws everyone together.” Famous alumni Dame Iris Murdoch (writer), Rosamund


Pike (Actress), Polly Toynbee (Journalist) Term dates Autumn: 5 September – 13 September Spring: 8 January – 21 March Summer: 17 April – 3 July Number of pupils 450 girls, aged 3-18 Termly fees Prep: £2,440 - £3,610 Upper: £5,170 - £5,480 • Badminton School Westbury-on-Trym 0117 905 5200


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School The curriculum During years 7-9, pupils are taught in single-sex classes in certain subjects and mixed classes in others. There are a wide range of GCSE and A level subjects available.


Extra-curricular activities Activities cater for all interests and talents. Clubs for sport, music, languages, science and art are available to all pupils. Older pupils are encouraged to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Religious denomination Non-denomination Christian school Pastoral care Class sizes are small, ensuring strong and


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