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Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is a stunning county and in fact has the largest area of outstanding natural beauty in the country. Famous for its traditional Cotswold stone towns, including Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud and Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire is a highly desirable place to live with a number of Royal residents to add to its list. Gloucestershire boasts seven grammar schools and some outstanding private schools, including Cheltenham Ladies College and Cheltenham College.

Schools in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire has seven grammar schools, including Pate’s Grammar School in Cheltenham which is one of the top grammar schools in the country. Other grammar schools of not are Sir Thomas Rich’s, Stroud High and Marling.

Private schools include, Cheltenham College and Independent school for pupils aged 3-18, Cheltenham College Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-13, Cheltenham Ladies College for girls aged from 11 to 18, Rencomb College, Cirencester, an independent school for pupils aged from 3 – 18 and Westonbirt School, Tetbury, a school for girls aged 11-18.

State schools include, Balcarras School, Cheltenham, Cirencester Deer Park School, Farmor’s School, Fairford, Stroud High School and The Cotswold Academy, Cheltenham.

For more information on schools in Gloucestershire please visit Gloucestershire County Council and The Good Schools Guide

Key Towns

Gloucester:

The Cathedral City of Gloucester is steeped in history and during the last decade has been regenerated with the Gloucester docks area with their old warehouses being given a new lease of life. The warehouses are now home to retail units, restaurants and an antique centre. Gloucester hosted the Rugby World Cup in 2015 and within easy driving distance is the world famous Hartpury College, home to a number of major Sporting events. Gloucester offers good motorway links to the North, South and Wales.

Cirencester:

In the heart of the Cotswolds this area is renowned for being the home to many famous people. The area is steeped in history with its beautiful Cotswold Stone Houses. The town itself is made up of a traditional Market Place with a range of independent retailers along with extensive development including new houses and shops. Cirencester is famous the world over for The Royal Agricultural College and Polo.

Cheltenham:

The Regency Spa town of Cheltenham lies just on the fringe of the Cotswolds and offers a vast range of cultural experiences from Theatres, Restaurants, Bars and Jazz Festivals, Literature and Music Festivals. Cheltenham is known worldwide for Cheltenham Racecourse which hosts the famous Cheltenham Festival with the “Gold Cup” meeting in March.

Cheltenham is renowned for its private schools educating children for generations from the UK and abroad.

Stroud:

Situated west of the Cotswolds is the market town of Stroud, situated with an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With its dramatic rural views Stroud enjoys a variety of arts & craft centres, festivals and independent shops. 

Malvern:

Malvern Hills situated between Herefordshire and Worcestershire is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, famous the world round for the scenic walks and views. Malvern is famous for its culture and arts with Malvern Theatre having hosted a number of famous actors over the years. Malvern is also home to the Morgan Car and the Royal Three Counties Show, one of the largest 3 days shows in the country.

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