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King's Private school Bruton

Address: Plox, Bruton BA10 0ED, United Kingdom

Description King's Private school Bruton

  • Established : in 1519
  • Location: Bruton, Somerset, England
  • Age of students: 13 - 18 years.
  • School type: private boarding school
  • Total number of students: about 350
  • Type of residence: residence
  • Type of training: mixed
  • Language learning: English.

King's School Bruton (Private school King's School Bruton) - a popular educational institution, whose history began in 1519. The school accepts adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age and deserves pride in the level of education, infrastructure, and the results of its graduates.

The school’s academic program is structured in such a way that it allows each student to develop in his or her favorite area and aims to achieve the following goals:

  • Creating a friendly atmosphere in which students support each other
  • Comprehensive education that allows students to enroll in top colleges and rating universities
  • Support in students desire to develop, seek new knowledge
  • Graduate high scores on GCSE, BTEC, AS and A-level exams
  • Development in students of love for sport and creativity.

Today, King's School Bruton is a member of the prestigious association The Headmasters ' and Headmistresses ' Conference ( HMC ), is regularly tested by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), has a positive rating in the independent directory The Good Schools Guide, which reflects the high level of education and prestige this school.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in King's Private school Bruton

Program name
from 11 177 £ / term


GCSE is a middle school program in the UK that, along with compulsory subjects, allows you to study several disciplines to choose from. Traditionally, its duration is 2 years.

At King’s Bruton Private School, compulsory subjects are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • French
  • English literature
  • Natural Sciences.

Students are offered the following disciplines to choose from:

  • Design and technology
  • Music
  • Geography
  • German
  • Drama
  • Spanish
  • Religious studies
  • Art and Design
  • Latin
  • Story
  • Physical Education
  • Food.

The cost of schooling per student per trimester is:

  • £ 10851 - full board
  • 6668 £ - full-time education.
from 11 177 £ / term


A-level - the British "gold standard" of education, which is a 2-year course of preparation for university entrance. Students who successfully pass the exam after completing the course receive a high school diploma.

At this course, school students are given the opportunity to independently form their own schedule, based on their interests and goals. Students can select the following subjects:

  • English
  • Housekeeping
  • Drama and theater
  • Research
  • Music technology
  • Psychology
  • Economy
  • English literature
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Italian language
  • Maths
  • German
  • Chemistry
  • Business
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Design and technology
  • Classic
  • Story
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Philosophy and ethics.

Education prices start from:

  • £ 10851 per trimester - full board
  • £ 6668 per trimester is full-time.

Accommodation, housing and food

For students of King's School Bruton there are 7 modern hostels where boys and girls live separately:

  • Arion House is a girls' residence located on High Street. Behind the hostel there is a magnificent garden through which the road leads to other school buildings. Arion students at home have an amazing opportunity to enjoy beautiful views of the hills and dovecote.
  • Blackford House is located in the center of King's school campus, which makes it the heart of the school. It is home to 50 boys, creating a unique, family-friendly, friendly hostel spirit.
  • Lyon House boasts an excellent location near the main school playgrounds. Behind him is the largest garden of the school, where you can spend time with friends after class. About 60 boys live here annually.
  • New House is located in the center of King's School Bruton, being home to 50 boys. New House has a large, cozy living room with a modern TV, DVD player and Apple TV, a games room with a billiards table, table tennis and a darts board.
  • Old House offers an excellent infrastructure for young people. He is a great example of a modern boarding school in a private school, where old traditions are combined with respect and understanding of the needs and interests of boys.
  • Priory House - the largest residence for girls, which is home to 50 students. It is located on High Street in one of the oldest buildings in the city.
  • Wellesley House is the oldest King’s School Bruton guest house for girls, opened in 1987. To date, it has become home to 40 schoolgirls aged 13 to 18 years. It has a respectful, friendly atmosphere that helps students feel comfortable.

Traditionally, younger students share a room with 2-3 students, and older students live in 1-or 2-bed rooms. Bathrooms and toilets are located on the floor, each residence is equipped with comfortable lounges with TV, internet access, kitchen. Pupils can contact the tutor living in the hostel with any questions and concerns.

On the school grounds there is a medical center. Meals are provided on a full board basis.

Events King's Private school Bruton

Extracurricular activities at King’s Bruton Private School are an important component of the school curriculum. The school is confident that everyone has talent, and teachers are ready to help them discover it.

Many students are fond of sports, because the school has a huge number of sections of different directions for young athletes:

  • Rugby
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Cross Country Run
  • Golf
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Shooting
  • Netball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Rounders
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Biathlon.

For students who are fond of creative work, the Fitzjames own theater, a school choir, has rhetoric lessons, theater classes, and dance classes. In addition, creative competitions between hostels are often organized, allowing students to gain group work skills and make friends with students from other classes. King's School Bruton traditionally becomes a member of the famous Edinburgh Festival every year.

Equipment King's Private school Bruton

King's School Bruton is a modern educational institution with excellent infrastructure, which includes:

  • Center for Natural Sciences
  • Bright classrooms
  • Audience for economic, business and geography
  • Design studio
  • Two concert halls
  • The main library with a large collection of educational and fiction literature
  • Additional libraries in each dorm
  • Theater
  • Music School, open for the 500th anniversary of King's School Bruton
  • Modern Observatory
  • Sport center
  • Stables and playpens
  • Fields for various sports, etc.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition per student per trimester is presented in the table below.

Training program

Cost of

Academic course with accommodation (full board)

£ 10851

Full-time educational program (without accommodation)

6668 £

The cost of training does not include the following costs:

  • Flights
  • Transfer from / to school
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa costs
  • Bank charges
  • Translation of documents
  • Registration fee - £ 100
  • Deposit confirming a place in school - £ 1000
  • Additional deposit - £ 1400
  • Additional classes of English as a foreign language - £ 1200 (per term)
  • Lessons and sections not included in the curriculum
  • Guardianship Services
  • Testing
  • Personal spending
  • Sightseeing trips.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Upon admission applicants are tested, the complexity of which depends on the age of the applicant. For enrollment parents will need to prepare the necessary list of documents, which can be found on the official website.

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