Bishopsgate School

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Coordinates: 51°26′24″N 0°34′52″W / 51.440°N 0.581°W / 51.440; -0.581

Bishopsgate School
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Nil Nisi Optimum
(Nothing but the best.)
Address
Bishopsgate Road
Englefield Green, Surrey, TW20 0YJ,
United Kingdom
Information
Type Independent School
Chairman of Governors Andrew Taee
Headmaster Andrew Cowell
Staff ~50
Gender Mixed
Age 3 to 13
Enrollment ~350
Houses Frobisher, Livingston, Magellan, Shackleton
Colour(s)          
Black and Red
Website

Bishopsgate School is a non denominational co-educational independent school aged 3 to 13, in Englefield Green, Surrey.

The school is set in 20 acres (81,000 m2) of land adjacent to Windsor Great Park. It is classed as an IAPS Preparatory School.

The school stands on the site of Scaitcliffe, a former preparatory boys school. Bishopsgate School was formed by the merging of Scaitcliffe and Virginia Water preparatory school in 1996. There are 350 pupils with 12 weekly boarders.

The age range is 3 years old to 13 years old. The headmaster is Andrew Cowell.

The school's gross income for the fiscal year ending August 2012 was £3.52 million.,[1] of which 1.71 million was spent on the 50 teachers.[2]

Royal openings[edit]

As one of the oldest independent schools in England, the royal family has visited several times. The Duke of York opened the Jubilee Building (years 3 to 8) in 2003, and the Windsor Building(pre-prep) in 2006.Since then the school has opened several other new facilities, including a Design Technology Centre, floodlit all-weather pitch and Performing Arts Studio. A new indoor swimming pool opened in November 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charities Commission 1060511
  2. ^ Annual Report

External links[edit]