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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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  The Castle School

    Student Absence Tel: 01454 862518

Headteacher: Mr Joe Docherty

School Administrator/PA: Rachael Squire



Park Road
South Gloucestershire
BS35 1HT


Tel: 01454 86 2100
Email:  for general enquiries



Chair of Governors; Mr Richard Bayliss
SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator)Ms Elaine Feltham

  The Castle School Sixth Form Centre

   Student Absence Tel: 01454 862150

    Head of Sixth Form - Mrs Sarah Ockenden    

    Gloucester Road
    South Gloucestershire
    BS35 1DJ

    Tel: 01454 862150




From the North 

Take M5 to Junction 14, signposted Thornbury (A38). Turn off the A38 at Whitfield on to the B4061. Approaching Thornbury, turn right into Church Road (about half a mile past the Anchor Inn). Take the first right into Tilting Road and the school is at the end of the road.

From the South

Take the A38 from Bristol (or leave the M5 at the Almondsbury Interchange to join the A38 for Thornbury). Travel about 5 miles along the A38 to Alveston. Turn left at The Alveston House Hotel (traffic lights) and follow the B4061 into Thornbury. At the bottom of Thornbury High Street, branch left into Castle Street and go past Thornbury Castle and St Mary’s Church into Park Road. The school is about a quarter of a mile further along the road on the left.

From the East

Take the M4 to the Almondsbury Interchange, join the A38 and proceed as in (b) above.

From Wales

From the M4 take the M48 and immediately having crossed the old Severn Bridge, Thornbury is signposted from the exit. On reaching Alveston, turn left at T junction (opposite The Ship Inn) on to B4061 and proceed as in (b) above.