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About the School

The school is situated 8 miles south of Bristol between the villages of Chew Magna and Chew Stoke. It stands on a 30-acre site in open countryside overlooking Chew Valley Lake. The school buildings are surrounded by very pleasant grounds and landscaped gardens. There are extensive playing fields and tennis courts.  We celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2008 (see pictures of our early days).

The school buildings were largely completed in four stages and the school is now well equipped with specialist rooms for all subjects. Computing facilities are well developed and our Science and Design Technology suites are also equipped with state of the art technology.

The school serves the 120 square miles of the Chew Valley but regularly attracts pupils from Bristol.  The Local Authority's Admission Number of 210 usually includes up to 50 students who join the school from beyond the area of prime responsibility. 

Year 7 Admissions to Chew Valley School are handled by the School Admissions team at Bath and North East Somerset. Click this link for more information

For general enquiries including those from parents/carers of students wishing to join us in year groups other than Year 7 please contact Natalie Lane, Headteacher's PA -  Paper copies of the information on our website can be provided if requested.