|Type||Independent day and boarding school|
|Head of Sixth Form College||Andrew Melton|
|Local authority||Bath and North East Somerset|
|DfE URN||109348 Tables|
(Coeducational sixth form)
The school is located on Lansdown Hill just outside Bath city centre. It has boarding facilities catering for about 100 girls.
Bath High School for Girls founded in 1875 by the Girls' Public Day School Company (now the Girls' Day School Trust). It was a direct grant grammar school from 1946 until 1976. King Edward's School, Bath was also a direct grant school.
The Royal High School was formed by the merger in 1998 of Bath High School (day) and the Royal School (day and boarding). As a result, it is the only member of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) to provide boarding accommodation. Now, the Junior School has Hope House as its main building, whereas the Senior School has the main school building and the Winfield centre for sixth form students.
It regularly comes near the top of league tables for Bath schools for GCSE and A-Level results. The school also provides Modern Languages including GCSE French, which girls start to learn in Reception class. German, Spanish, Italian and Chinese are also available.
The school's music department has several choirs, an orchestra, a wind band, and a swing band which competes in regional competitions. There is also a ceilidh band which often take part in concerts outside of the school, as well playing in school concerts. Their repertoire includes a wide range of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and French folk songs. There is also a string ensemble.
The school has four art studios (two for drawing and painting, one printmaking studio and a studio for sculpture.
There are sports facilities on the Lansdown site and at the nearby Churchill fields on Lansdown as follows:
Girls can start in the Nursery School one and a half months before they are three years old. The Junior School will take pupils in September after their fourth birthday. The Junior School has around 200 full-time pupils from Reception to Year 6, and around 20 part-time pupils in the Nursery.
The Junior school is currently situated in the Lansdown Road, very near to the Senior school. It caters for pupils from Nursery to Year 6 (age 3 to 11).
There are plans for the Junior school to move to a new location in Weston Park, called Cranwell House. However, there is no set date for this to happen as yet.
The Junior school has facilities, such as multi-purpose hall with a sprung floor where the girls have lunch, which is also used for sports lessons. There is also a stage for the drama productions and other events. The ICT suite is equipped with 24 computers, an interactive white board, and a projector which is used by all girls from Reception to Year 6.
The senior school is situated in Lansdown Road near to Bath city centre.
Its sports facilities, which the junior school use are located here. There are tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool and other facilities.
The boarding houses are situated in Lansdown Road. The Senior school has a medical centre.
There are four houses for Junior School and other four for the Senior School. And then four colours for every house.
For Charlcombe(Junior school) and Brontë(Senior School)
For Grosvenor(Junior School) and Du pré(Senior School)
For Lansdown(Junior School) and Wolstonecraft(Senior School)
For Northfields(Junior School) and Austen(Senior School)