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Tockington Manor School

Tockington Manor School and Nursery is a very special place, where boys and girls from the age of 2 to 13 are able to flourish in a tranquil countryside setting.

Our academic curriculum is delivered by our dedicated team of teachers who are passionate about their craft, we offer depth and breadth in education with children achieving enviable success. We pride ourselves in discovering and nurturing the talents of our children, and with outstanding facilities in Music, ICT, Sport and the Arts, there are opportunities for every child to excel.

Our new Pathway Programme is an extension of what we already do so well at Tockington and is an excellent option for Year 7 and 8 pupils. The additional experiences and support in their specialised area across the two years will ensure pupils are in the perfect place for choosing their Senior School. We have an excellent success rate on gaining Scholarships in the country’s top Senior Schools and support every family throughout the application process.

We are a small school, with small class sizes, that adheres to traditional 'family values' and strives to allow 'children to be children' for as long as possible. We provide an educational experience combined with flexible wrap around care to enhance modern day family life.

Please get in touch to arrange a private meeting with our Headmaster and a personal tour at a time convenient to you.

Washingpool Hill Road, Tockington BS32 4NY
Tel: 01454 613229

Almondsbury C of E Primary School

Almondsbury Primary School is situated in a most pleasant setting. The oldest part opened in 1894 and is now a listed building, and there are two newer sections. We have extensive grounds including two playgrounds and a large field, where we have installed a lovely gazebo.
The children are extremely talented and well behaved, excelling in sport and music. Our Healthy School ethos transcends the whole school and our kitchen offers a great selection of meals. The staff have high expectations of the children, who enjoy coming to school to learn and develop. The staff work collaboratively to ensure the children gain the best opportunities and experiences to ensure quality learning occurs.
We have a very strong Parents Association who work tirelessly to raise funds for school and support school developments.
We look forward to welcoming new and old parents, children and the community to enjoy events that take place at Almondsbury.

Sundays Hill, Almondsbury BS32 4DS
Tel: 01454 612517

Berkeley Green UTC (University Technical College)

Gloucestershire’s newest educational institution provides the outstanding academic education you would expect from a school with the technical and employer focused education of a college.

Students join us for their GCSEs in Year 10 or A Levels and Technical Qualifications in Year 12 and thrive in this dynamic learning environment.

Our work with employers gives you the competitive edge when looking for employment within the areas of Engineering, Digital Technologies and Cyber Security as well as giving you the first class education that you would also expect from a secondary school or sixth form setting.

Gloucestershire Science and Technology Park, Berkeley GL13 9FB
Tel: 0800 4701 516

Castle School Friends

Parents, grandparents, carers, teachers and friends of The Castle School in Thornbury, who help with fund raising and school improvements.


Christ the King Catholic Primary School

Christ the King School is a small school of approximately 200 pupils welcoming both Catholic and non-Catholic children. Our school has a ‘family community’ feel to it and has a distinctive Catholic identity. We believe that our ethos is largely responsible for making our school an exceptionally caring and strong learning environment. Our pupils come from a variety of backgrounds and faiths, and they all share the values of the school.

We offer all pupils a broad and balanced curriculum which enables them to develop their full potential within a supportive Christian environment. We have high expectations of our pupils and encourage them to become independent, self-motivated learners who make a difference.

After School Club: From Monday to Friday Christ the King runs its own After School Club. The Club is open to all and runs 3.30–6 pm (Monday to Thursday) and 3.30-5pm on Fridays.

Breakfast Club: From Monday to Friday Christ the King runs its own Breakfast Club, which runs 7.30-8.45am and we then take the children safely to their own class and hand them over to their teacher.

Easton Hill Road, Thornbury BS35 1AW
Tel: 01454 866680

Crossways Infant School

Crossways Infant School is a community school in Thornbury. With an intake of 60 pupils the school has two classes for each year from reception, aged from 4, until year 2.
For the area it serves Crossways Infant School is in the unique position of providing an excellent and wide ranging education specifically for infant age children, and is celebrated not just by academic success but by the breadth of the curriculum.

Click here to view a short video about life in our school.

Knapp Road, Thornbury BS35 2HQ
Tel: 01454 867280

Crossways Junior School

Crossways Junior School has an excellent reputation as a caring and successful school. We are proud of the range of opportunities and facilities we have to offer and will be very happy to show you round should you wish to visit.
We value our partnership with parents and believe this is essential to effective learning. We hope that all our children will view their time at Crossways as a positive, challenging and exciting experience.

Knapp Road, Thornbury BS35 2HQ
Tel: 01454 866566

Gillingstool Primary School

Open since 1862, Gillingstool Primary School lies at the very heart of Thornbury.
We seek to provide an ethos that promotes high standards in learning and behaviour, where the development of the whole child takes place within a broad and balanced curriculum.
We work hard to create a sense of community within our school where everyone is valued and is helped to play an important role. We believe strongly in an active partnership between home and school and aim to ensure all those associated with the school realise they are members of a caring community. Indeed, our pupils will tell you that the most important aspect of our school is that everybody is welcome!

Gillingstool, Thornbury BS35 2EG
Tel: 01454 866527

Manorbrook Primary School

At Manorbrook, we pride ourselves on being a happy school where children thrive. We value every one of our pupils. We provide them with exciting learning opportunities, challenging and supporting them in whatever they do, both in class and out.

This makes Manorbrook a friendly, caring setting where children behave well, think of others and enjoy learning together.

There is a wonderful sense of community at Manorbrook, too. Our parents and governors provide superb support and we have strong links with the wider community, as well as excellent out-of-hours provision and stunning, spacious, wooded grounds.

To see a snapshot of why we are so proud of our school, please check out the new school film, on our Facebook page.

You and your child are very welcome to visit us. Please contact us to arrange a visit.

Park Road, Thornbury BS35 1JW
Tel: 01454 867225

Marlwood School

At Marlwood we aim to:

  • ensure all of us achieve our best in every aspect of school and community life
  • promote enjoyment of learning
  • develop the skills, initiative and flexibility essential in the twenty-first century
  • value each other, our achievements and the environment in which we learn and live
  • play our part in creating a disciplined, happy, safe and caring community

Vattingstone Lane, Alveston BS35 3LA
Tel: 01454 862525

New Siblands Primary School

New Siblands is a special school that meets the needs of children with a wide spectrum of severe learning disabilities including autism, sensory and physical disabilities and who have a statement of special needs. New Siblands School occupies two sites in Thornbury, with the Primary School sharing Gillingstool Primary School's building and facilities.

Gillingstool, Thornbury BS35 2EG
Tel: 01454 866754

New Siblands Secondary School

New Siblands is a special school that meets the needs of children with a wide spectrum of severe learning disabilities including autism, sensory and physical disabilities and who have a statement of special needs.

Easton Hill Road, Thornbury BS35 2JU
Tel: 01454 862888
Fax: 01454 866759

Oldbury-on-Severn Church of England VC Primary School

At Oldbury School, we understand that happy, engaged children learn better. For us, Inspiring a love of learning isn’t just a strapline, it is the foundation of our approach to education.
The unique attributes that come from being a small rural school, from the extensive grounds to the caring environment, underpin a creative approach to education that releases the potential of our children.

Church Road, Oldbury On Severn BS35 1QG
Tel: 01454 414297

Olveston CEVC Primary School

Olveston CEVC Primary School is a village school which over the years is proud to have retained its character. The school has strong links with our local church - St. Mary's, which ensures that the school remains at the heart of village life. We are a Christian community; happy, welcoming and caring and our children understand that mistakes are part of getting it right and sometimes you need to forgive and try again.

Elberton Road, Olveston BS35 4DB
Tel: 01454 613299

Rangeworthy CE VC Primary School

On the outskirts of the village (less than 3 miles from Tytherington), Rangeworthy Primary is a happy, thriving village school. We have small classes, experienced staff, excellent resources and quiet, rural surroundings.

Church Lane, Wotton Road, Rangeworthy BS37 7ND
Tel: 01454 228425

Sheiling School

Thornbury Park, Park Road, Thornbury BS35 1HP
Tel: 01454 412194
Fax: 01454 411860

St Andrew's CE VC Primary School, Cromhall

We are a small village school serving the community of Cromhall and the surrounding area. Providing a happy, caring environment for your child to learn in is our priority. Children, staff and parents work very hard to ensure that the school is an important part of the local community, and there will be lots of opportunities for you to become involved not only in your child's education but also in aspects of village life.

Church Lane, Cromhall GL12 8AL
Tel: 01454 294498
Fax: 01454 294498

St Helen's CE Primary School

Excellence, enjoyment and achievement together within a nurturing Christian community.
We are a one-form entry, Church of England Primary School, situated within a fantastic environment in the village of Alveston.

Greenhill, Alveston BS35 2QX
Tel: 01454 866530
Fax: 01454 866532

St Mary's CE VA Primary School

St. Mary’s is a place where girls and boys discover an early love of learning, based on Christian values. We offer a warm, welcoming and secure environment, in a school that believes in a strong sense of family community, in close partnership with the Church.

Church Road, Thornbury BS35 1HJ
Tel: 01454 866760

The Castle School

Our learning takes place within a well cared for environment with established grounds. We have superb specialist facilities in all areas. These features combine with high quality staff, delightful students and good home school links make this a flourishing school.
We see as one of our many strengths the creation of a community where children enjoy their learning.
We are proud of our tradition strong academic success and our recognition of individual talents and needs at every level.

Park Road, Thornbury BS35 1HT

Thornbury Grammar School Foundation

Limited funds are available from the Thornbury Grammar School Foundation, at the discretion of the Trustees, for Educational Grants as follows:-

To promote the education (including social and physical training) of persons who are
(a)under the age of 25 years who are resident in the Parish of Thornbury,
(b)who are attending, or have attended Marlwood School, Alveston.

If you feel you qualify under these categories and are in need of financial assistance, further information and application forms may be obtained by phone or email from Peggy Belbin.

Tel: 01454 414203

Tortworth VC Primary School

Charfield Road, Tortworth GL12 8HG
Tel: 01454 260510

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