Wiltshire, United Kingdom
About Warminster School
Warminster School is a mixed, secondary comprehensive, Church of England ethos all-through school with nursery and sixth form situated on the edge of the ancient market town of Warminster, Wiltshire. It is an independent day or boarding school. A smaller than average size for a school of its type, the school will provide 715 places for nursery, primary, secondary and sixth form students between the ages of 3-19.
Warminster was founded in 1707. It first became the co-educational school we know today following an amalgamation with St Monica’s school in 1973, a school that used to stand on the site of the current prep school. It was also at this point Warminster School gained its current name.
Values and Vision
Warminster is a community-focused school, where pupils feel they can be happy and supported at the same time as feeling like they are fulfilling their maximum academic potential. It encourages academic enrichment, making a point of teaching children how to think, not what to think.
“Warminster School successfully meets its aims of providing an inclusive, holistic education for its pupils, who develop into confident, outward-looking and well-rounded young people. In a positive, friendly, happy and caring environment, pupils benefit from a very broad curriculum and an excellent range of extra-curricular activities. In line with its aims, the school encourages a culture that welcomes and celebrates participation, and in which pupils rejoice in their own and one another’s achievements and develop a range of skills to enrich their lives and equip them form life beyond school.