The Etherton Education Introduction to British Boarding course is based at Badminton School. The school is located in a secure, green campus in a residential area in Bristol, in the west of England. Badminton School is 160 years old. It is a top-ranking school, and includes Mrs Indira Ghandi, the first female Prime Minister of India, among its former pupils.
Badminton is a girl’s school, but our summer course is open to both boys and girls. Students will live in separate sections of a boarding house in the centre of the school. The teaching takes place in well-equipped classrooms and science laboratories within the school. Students eat in the dining room, and use the school’s excellent sporting facilities – including their brand new Sports Centre opened in September 2018.
The school’s beautiful campus is just ten minutes away from the centre of Bristol. Bristol has recently been voted the best place to live in Britain! We take advantage of the many attractions and facilities in the city. Students will be taken to visit the theatre, science museum, zoo and shopping centres. We also take students on trips to the nearby cities of Bath and Cardiff, as well as visiting Warwick Castle.
Courses available at Badminton School, Bristol
2 and 4 Weeks
This four-week summer course is for international students aged 10-15 years and is built around the great qualities of British Boarding Schools. The course has been created in co-operation between Etherton Education and Badminton School. The course is taught by many Badminton School Staff. Badminton is a girl’s school, but this elite summer course is ...read more
By Road from M5: Take Exit 18 and follow signs for A4 road and Bristol. You will pass under the M5 motorway and after approximately 1 mile there will be a traffic-light controlled junction. Turn left on to the A4162. After approximately 1 mile bear right towards Westbury-on-Trym and join the A4018 Falcondale Road towards Clifton. Falcondale Road leads into Westbury Road and after 1/4 mile Badminton School will be on your right.
SAT NAV - please use the postcode BS9 3BA.
By Rail: Closes Railway Stations are Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. Please note, a taxi is then required to the school, it is not within walking distance of the stations.
By Air: London Heathrow Airport - approximately 2 hours. London Gatwick Airport - approximately 2.5 hours. Bristol Airport - approximately 30 minutes.