About us

Small is beautiful. And academically successful.
Ever since the school’s inception in 1950, our family ethos has ensured that each young person is treated very much as an individual.

Although the scale and academic stature of the school have grown alongside our new buildings and facilities, we are still small enough to know each young person by name and develop a true understanding of their specific needs and abilities.

Individually, together.
With new facilities such as our spacious, purpose-designed new EYFS unit, 3G sports area, advanced IT facilities, adventure playground, drama studio and enhanced DT unit capability, we can now offer dynamic new opportunities in learning, sport and extra-curricular group activities.

The result is a vibrant community where teams, choirs and ensembles can flourish, thrive and travel, learning together, winning together and achieving together, as they each follow their own unique journey towards fulfilling their individual potential.

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Where individuality meets continuity.
Our ability to offer co-educational independent day school provision across the entire schooling age range makes us the perfect choice for families who value continuity and individualised attention.

We support children from their very first steps in our outstanding Early Years nursery section, throughout their learning journey up to university entrance after their studies in Sixth Form.

A refreshingly responsible approach.
As part of our outwardly focused approach to education, we also encourage students to reach out into the wider community they will soon experience as adults.

Our unique approach engenders high standards of behaviour and self-discipline as well as building a mature awareness of their personal and social responsibilities, to prepare them for the challenges of adult and business life.

A mutually rewarding partnership.
We see any child’s education as a strong, dynamic and mutually rewarding partnership between school and home.

It is a partnership which has reaped spectacularly pleasing rewards for pupils and parents over successive generations.

Producing articulate, fully rounded individuals who are fully prepared to meet the exciting challenges of their future.

National Numeracy Day 2020

Students excel in Numeracy Day challenge

The 13th May 2020 saw students across the school participate in a range of virtual activities and challenges in support of National Numeracy Day, an annual event that aims to

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Isabella Alldred and grandfather

Stories of love and kindness

At Bridgewater School our outwardly focused approach to education is designed to not only nurture each young person’s individual qualities but also to build a mature awareness of their personal

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VE Day 75 anniversary celebrations

VE Day 75 anniversary celebrations

On May 8th 1945 Germany finally surrendered to the allied forces and, after six long years, peace in Europe was restored. This year we commemorate 75 years since the end

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Helen O Grady lockdown drama activities

Helen O Grady lockdown drama activities

At Bridgewater, children have the opportunity to develop previously undiscovered talents through an array of opportunities including extra-curricular tuition by visiting specialists. One such partner, providing speech and drama tuition

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