Staverton is near the confluence of the River Avon and the River Biss and is on the south bank of the former; to the south of the village is the Kennet and Avon Canal and a marina serves the canal communities. Staverton is some three miles north of the county town of Trowbridge. Administratively, Staverton forms part of the Wiltshire Council area. Staverton is now expanding, with new houses and flats built by the marina.
Staverton Church of England Primary School was built in the 1990s, replacing a Victorian school building which is now used by an independent school. Staverton School has a pupil roll of 220 pupils aged between 4 and 11 set in 8 classes. The school is popular in the local community and takes pupils from a wide catchment area. The facilities include a large car park, two hard surfaced play areas with attractive play areas, a nature area, large school library and shared school field with a pavilion and tennis courts. Staverton CE VC Primary School, Wiltshire
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