Welcome to The Royal High School

Our History

The Royal High School was formed in 1998 with the successful merger of two very fine independent girls’ schools, both with histories going back to the middle of the 19th Century. Our magnificent Senior School building was formerly the Royal School, which originally educated exclusively the daughters of army officers. To this day we continue to welcome many students from services families, especially into our boarding community.

Just a short distance away our Junior School occupies the spacious grounds and buildings of the former Bath High School, one of the oldest member schools of the Girls’ Day School Trust. We are proud of our rich heritage and the Royal High School is now, with over 800 students, one of the largest members of the GDST.

Hope HouseSenior School