Stonar has a unique charm and sense of calm contentedness. There is a freedom from negative social pressures at Stonar and children feel free to be themselves, developing positive self-esteem and confidence. Stonar pupils are happy, kind and enthusiastic. They work hard, achieve highly and enjoy full participation in a positively competitive environment, enabling them to achieve their full potential. In 2020 Stonar was placed in the top 1.5% of schools for valued added at GCSE and the top 2.5% of schools for A Level.

“Stonar is a kind,hardworking family of boarders and day pupils, with an outstanding equestrian centre.”

The School is situated on an 80 acre rural site, in between Bath and Chippenham, with pupils benefitting from the vast grounds to enjoy sport, outdoor education and the busy weekend and evening activities programme. Fifty percent of pupils make use of the School’s own world-class onsite equestrian centre, from complete beginners to experienced competition riders.

Three boarding houses are a home-from-home for the 135 full boarders and offer a friendly, safe and nurturing environment where the children’s happiness and wellbeing are paramount. While the majority of boarders are British, the School also welcomes pupils from 15 different nationalities into the lively and vibrant community. As part of the international Globeducate network of schools, Stonar shares the group´s vision to prepare each student to become a global citizen who can shape the world and  therefore provides a progressive international outlook, supported by a wealth of opportunities for all pupils.

All Forces Families are eligible for a 20% discount.

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Enquire about: Stonar
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HeadMr Matthew Way
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range2 - 11
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational British Horse Society Stages 1 - 3, Pony Club attainment tests, Leiths Cookery Toolbox Duke of Edinburgh Silver, Gold
Jnr Boarding Fees£8,762.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£11,413.00 per term
Sixth Form£11,413.00 per term
Forces Discount20% discount for all Forces regardless of receipt of CEA
Total Students360
Youngest Boarder10
Junior Boarders3
Senior Boarders107
Int'l Students85
Closest Airport 1Bristol (50km)
Closest Airport 2London Heathrow (150km)
School AddressStonar School
Cottles Park
SN12 8NT
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