Petherton Park School

Type Independent School
Age Range 7-16
Religion Unknown
Address Brook Farm
Newton Road
North Petherton
Phone 03301358200
Reference Number 135673



Petherton Park School, located at TA6 6NA in Somerset, United Kingdom, is a well-established learning environment for students from early years to Year 11 (key stage 4). The school prides itself on its commitment to providing quality education and preparing pupils for bright futures. Facts about Petherton Park School include:

  1. An inclusive and nurturing environment that emphasizes the personal and academic development of each student.
  2. A dedicated team of professionals who strive to provide exceptional education and support.
  3. An Ofsted-rated "Good" school in 2019.
  4. A focus on providing a creative and engaging learning environment.
  5. High-performance in Somerset's end of Key Stage 2 assessments.
  6. Regular opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities and sports.
  7. A strong pastoral team dedicated to providing support for students and families.
  8. Collaborative partnerships with local schools and organizations.
  9. A school ranked among the top 2% of schools in England for student progress.
  10. A large outdoor space, complete with extensive playing fields, and outdoor adventure activities.

Petherton Park School has a clear mission to equip students with skills for life in a rapidly changing world, preparing them to be responsible, resilient citizens. Its values of respect, integrity, and perseverance are rooted in its every action. The school consistently organizes events to engage families and community members in the learning experience, providing a sense of belonging and togetherness.

The school has a positive presence in the community, with fostering personal relationships and active communication being among its core principles. Petherton Park School encourages open discussions and welcomes parents' involvement in their children's learning journeys. The school's commitment to a well-rounded education, in and outside the classroom, has made it a desirable choice for parents and students in the area.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 11
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 81.25%
Girls: 18.75%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
3 Unknown
4 Unknown
5 Unknown
6 Unknown
7 Unknown
8 Unknown
9 Unknown
10 Unknown
11 Unknown

Ofsted Rating Requires Improvement
Last Inspection Date 2023-12-12
Date Description Report
2023-11-07 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2022-01-18 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2019-11-26 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2019-06-13 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2018-12-11 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2017-10-19 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2016-11-02 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2015-11-17 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2013-09-24 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2009-10-20 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:

Name Distance
North Petherton Primary School
School Fields, North Petherton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6LU
0.46 miles
North Newton Community Primary School
Church Road, North Newton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0BG
0.78 miles
Somerset Bridge Primary School
Stockmoor Drive, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AH
1.77 miles
Hamp Academy
Rhode Lane, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6JB
2.35 miles
Hamp Nursery and Infants' School
Hamp Nursery and Infants School, Rhode Lane, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6JB
2.4 miles
Westover Green Community School and Autism Centre
Westover Green, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7HB
2.84 miles
St Mary's Voluntary Controlled Church of England Primary School
Oakfield Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7LX
2.84 miles
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Bridgwater
Park Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7EE
2.91 miles
St John and St Francis Church School
Westonzoyland Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 5BP
3.04 miles
Northgate Primary School
Northgate, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3EU
3.21 miles
Eastover Primary School
Wellington Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 5EX
3.27 miles
Wembdon St George's Church School
Brantwood Road, Wembdon, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7PS
3.4 miles
Enmore Church of England Primary School
Enmore, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2DX
3.91 miles
West Monkton Church of England School
Bridgwater Road, Bathpool, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8FT
3.98 miles
Westonzoyland Community Primary School
Cheer Lane, Westonzoyland, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0EY
4.05 miles
Creech St Michael Church of England Primary School
Hyde Lane, Creech St Michael, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5QQ
4.18 miles
Willowdown Primary School
Kings Drive, Bridgwater, TA6 4FU
4.27 miles
Cheddon Fitzpaine Church School
Rowford, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8JY
4.48 miles
Stoke St Gregory Church of England Primary School
Stoke St Gregory, Huntham Lane, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6EG
4.53 miles
North Curry CofE Primary School
Greenway, North Curry, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6NQ
4.76 miles
Name Distance
Robert Blake School
Hamp Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AW
2.47 miles
Haygrove School
Durleigh Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7HW
2.77 miles
Bridgwater College Academy
Parkway, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4QY
3.46 miles
Chilton Trinity School
Chilton Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3JA
3.84 miles
Inaura School
Moorview House, Riverside, Burrowbridge, Somerset, TA7 0RB
3.94 miles
Polden Bower School
Bower Lane, Bridgwater, TA6 4GU
4.14 miles
Monkton Wood Academy
School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8PD
4.17 miles
Cambian Somerset School
Creech Court, Mill Lane, Creech St Michael, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5PX
4.54 miles


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)