Who are we?

Company Information

Q: What type of company are you?

A: Bruton School for Girls is a UK Registered charity (No. 1085577). Registered in England and Wales at Sunny Hill, Bruton Somerset BA10 0NT, as a Company Limited by Guarantee no. 4094352.

Q: Do you have a Patron?

A: Yes, we currently have two: Mrs Anne Maw, Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, and Lady Gass DCVO.

Q: Who has overall authority?

A: We have a Governing Body, and the Headmistress and Bursar report regularly to them. They meet at school every term and the Finance and General Purposes Committee meets twice termly. The Chairman of Governors is DHC Batten Esq.

Q: How many staff do you have?

A: We have a staff roll of approximately 80 teaching staff and 60 support staff.

Q: Can I view the School's Policies?

A:Yes, an extensive list of policies can be found on our Policies Page or some can be made available on request from admissions@brutonschool.co.uk 


Q: I was a student at Bruton School for Girls many years ago and would like to get in touch with old friends. How can I do this?

A: Visit the Alumnae page where you can find details of how to register your membership of SHOGA. We will also keep you up-to-date with the news that we feel will be of interest to you. Don’t forget to ‘Like’ us on Facebook as many Old Girls are connecting with us via social media or follow us on Twitter and Instagram - search: @BrutonSchool. The Sunny Hill Old Girls Association (SHOGA) has over 600 members and is always happy to hear from past students looking to get in touch with old friends. An annual reunion is held in the summer term. Visit the Alumnae page on this website to find out more. We welcome past students to any of our school events. View our calendar to find out what is on each term.

BSG charity documents and policies

Q: Can I view the school’s policies online?

A: Yes please visit our policy page which details some policies that you can download online and others that you can request from Admissions if required.

Q: How does the school satisfy its public benefit requirements?

A: The School takes its responsibility to satisfy the public benefit requirements of the Charity Commission very seriously and produces a summary annual report.

Q: What is the status of the school's finances?

A: A copy of the school’s most recent Annual Report and Memorandum and Articles of Association details the financial position of the school.