South Glos school admissions criteria and policies, lists of schools, school transport and special educational needs information.
Current and future school term dates are listed here.
Click the link below to see which local businesses are supporting the work of Marlwood School. Please contact Wendy Rimell for more information.
Kumon offer individualised after-school study programmes designed to help children of all ages and abilities to fulfil their potential in maths and English. Children work at their own pace, enabling them to develop self-confidence and learning skills that will give them the optimum chance of succeeding in life.
Tel: 01454 281037
We are very excited to be able to offer companies the opportunity to become involved with The Castle School, which offers outstanding education to the children of our region. By signing up to the Premium Partnership Scheme, your business will be playing an indispensable part in our students’ education.
For more information please contact Tessa Wilkinson, Business and Community Co-ordinator or click below.
We are a family school, founded in 1947. The School is set in 28 acres of beautiful grounds. The 250 pupils from the Nursery (2-4 year olds) and the Lower School (4-7 year olds) through to the Upper School (7-14 year Olds) are able to continue as day children or as boarders (on a full-time, weekly or casual basis).
The Nursery school operates as an integral part of Early Years Department of school. The Nursery is housed in a separate building in the grounds of the school. Attached to these buildings there is a walled garden and paved area well equipped with outdoor play equipment.
Tel: 01454 613229
Almondsbury Primary School is situated in a most pleasant setting. The oldest part opened in 1894 and is now a listed building, and there are two newer sections. We have extensive grounds including two playgrounds and a large field, where we have installed a lovely gazebo.
The children are extremely talented and well behaved, excelling in sport and music. Our Healthy School ethos transcends the whole school and our kitchen offers a great selection of meals. The staff have high expectations of the children, who enjoy coming to school to learn and develop. The staff work collaboratively to ensure the children gain the best opportunities and experiences to ensure quality learning occurs.
We have a very strong Parents Association who work tirelessly to raise funds for school and support school developments.
We look forward to welcoming new and old parents, children and the community to enjoy events that take place at Almondsbury.
Sundays Hill, Almondsbury, BS32 4DS
Tel: 01454 612517
Fax: 01454 202080
Headteacher: Mr Paul Smith
Mondays 9.45-11.45am during term time in the Alveston Methodist Church Hall, Greenhill, Alveston.
For parents/carers with babies or children under 5. Cost £1.50 per family to cover tea, coffee, juice and biscuits.
For more information please email below.
Christ the King School is a small school of approximately 120 pupils welcoming both Catholic and non-Catholic children.
We offer all pupils a broad and balanced curriculum which enables them to develop their full potential within a supportive Christian environment. We have high expectations of our pupils and encourage them to become independent, self-motivated learners.
There is First Steps Pre-School on our site and an After-School Club available to pupils from 3.30–6pm Mondays – Thursdays.
Easton Hill Road, Thornbury
Tel: 01454 866680
We are an information, advice and guidance service for young people aged 13-19 focusing on education, employment and training whilst supporting on other issues that might affect young people's progression.
We visit schools across South Gloucestershire and run community drop-ins for young people seeking employment and training.
For further details please click below or call 0117 9612760.
Crossways Infant School is a community school in Thornbury. With an intake of 60 pupils the school has two classes for each year from reception, aged from 4, until year 2.
For the area it serves Crossways Infant School is in the unique position of providing an excellent and wide ranging education specifically for infant age children, and is celebrated not just by academic success but by the breadth of the curriculum.
Tel: 01454 867280
We are a community school for children aged between 7 and 11 years. The school was opened in 1973 and is set in beautiful grounds with playground, sports field, adventure playground area and fitness trail. There are eight classrooms, music/technology and art/craft workshops, a large multi-purpose hall which is used for PE, drama and our many performances. Our provision for ICT is second to none and we place high value on sport and all the arts. We believe in providing a broad curriculum for all children at Crossways and rely on the whole school community to work together to achieve the best that is possible.
Tel: 01454 866566
Open since 1862, Gillingstool Primary School lies at the very heart of Thornbury.
We seek to provide an ethos that promotes high standards in learning and behaviour, where the development of the whole child takes place within a broad and balanced curriculum.
We work hard to create a sense of community within our school where everyone is valued and is helped to play an important role. We believe strongly in an active partnership between home and school and aim to ensure all those associated with the school realise they are members of a caring community. Indeed, our pupils will tell you that the most important aspect of our school is that everybody is welcome!
Gillingstool, Thornbury, BS35 2EG
Tel: 01454 866527
Headteacher: Mr Clive Riches
We are proud of our school community. We try to provide an environment where children feel happy, secure and valued and where intellectual development and creativity are promoted. We encourage high standards in all areas of school life.
We believe a positive, co-operative partnership with parents is vital if your child is to make the most of the opportunities we offer at school.
Park Road, Thornbury, BS35 1JW
Tel: 01454 867225
Headteacher: Mrs Angela Evans
At Marlwood we aim to:
- ensure all of us achieve our best in every aspect of school and community life
- promote enjoyment of learning
- develop the skills, initiative and flexibility essential in the twenty-first century
- value each other, our achievements and the environment in which we learn and live
- play our part in creating a disciplined, happy, safe and caring community
Headteacher: Mr Keith Geary
Tel: 01454 862525
New Siblands is a special school that meets the needs of children with a wide spectrum of severe learning disabilities including autism, sensory and physical disabilities and who have a statement of special needs.
Gillingstool, Thornbury BS35 2EG
Tel: 01454 866754
Fax: 01454 866950
The Octagon Visual Arts Centre is based in the Castle School, Thornbury. It consists of a teaching space and a gallery that is for school and community use.
Our aim is to bring to Thornbury a selection of exhibitions, which will both reflect and enlighten the wider community. For more information, please contact Andrea Hazlehurst, Community Art Teacher on 01454 862113 or by email.
An independent co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 6-19 with special educational needs in a holistic therapeutic environment on beautiful parkland and farmland on the edge of town. Education is based on the Rudolf Steiner Curriculum, in small classes with particular attention to the special needs of each individual and a high level of continuity between all those involved in education, care and therapy.
The Sheiling School, Thornbury Park, Park Road, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 1HP
Tel: 01454 412194
Fax: 01454 411860
Tel: 0117 931 2121
We are a small village school serving the community of Cromhall and the surrounding area. Providing a happy, caring environment for your child to learn in is our priority. Children, staff and parents work very hard to ensure that the school is an important part of the local community, and there will be lots of opportunities for you to become involved not only in your child's education but also in aspects of village life.
Church Lane, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire GL12 8AL
Headteacher: Mrs Esther Saunders
Tel: 01454 294498
Fax: 01454 294498
Headteacher: Jonathan Cooke
Greenhill, Alveston BS35 2QX
Tel: 01454 866530
Fax: 01454 866532
St. Mary’s is a Church of England Primary School, originating from 1837. We aim to provide an environment in which everyone, adults and children, work together to develop and broaden their learning. We set and achieve very high standards of attainment in academic, personal and social development.
Church Road, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 1HJ
Tel: 01454 866760
Our learning takes place within a well cared for environment with established grounds. We have superb specialist facilities in all areas. These features combine with high quality staff, delightful students and good home school links make this a flourishing school.
We see as one of our many strengths the creation of a community where children enjoy their learning.
We are proud of our tradition strong academic success and our recognition of individual talents and needs at every level.
The CSA supports our School Community by:
- Providing financial support for the School's Reward Scheme
- Supporting urgent requests for equipment, where funds allow
- Providing refreshments, helper support at events and on trips
- Fund raising in a variety of ways to complete the funding for The Outdoor Covered Canopy to give students shelter from all ‘winds and weathers’ at break times in the quadrangle outside the Gym
The Hatch community is a therapeutic living community for young adults with disabilities between the ages of 19 and 30. The Community consists of four house communities living as family units which are run independently. The creative activity of living together in such households helps to build a trusting and caring environment.
As well as life in the houses the Hatch also runs a number of day work placements for the young people.
Enquiries should be made to:
The Secretary, The Hatch Camphill Community, Chestnut, Castle Street, Thornbury, BS35 1HG
Charfield Road, Tortworth, Wotton Under Edge GL12 8HG
Tel: 01454 260510
5–8pm, Church Road, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 1HJ
With food and refreshments, and a Birds of Prey display, plus local fire brigade.
For more information please call 01454 866760 or click below.
Alveston House Hotel
A networking meeting for members of the Castle School Premium Partners Scheme.