Education and Business
Information about education facilities in and around Mendip District.
Mendip District borders Bath and North East Somerset and is just 40 minutes from the centre of Bristol, offering easy access to:
Bath University rated 'Best Campus University in Britain' and 'Top University in the South West' by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
Bath Spa University previously known as the Bath College of Higher Education and Bath Spa University College, it attained full University status in 2005 and specialises in the arts and humanities.
Bristol University a member of the Russell Group, which represents 24 leading UK universities, committed to maintaining the highest levels of research and outstanding teaching and learning experiences.
University of the West of England (UWE) is the largest provider of Higher Education in the South West of England, with over 3,000 staff and 25,000 students.
Other Universities within the South West include Exeter University, the Royal Agricultural University, Plymouth University, Bournemouth University, Falmouth University and the University of Gloucestershire
Frome Community College (13-19) provides post 16 education in a friendly campus environment, with student and public facilities including a sports and leisure centre, theatre and art studios
Strode College is in the top 4% of best performing colleges nationally, and is the best performing college in the South West for A Levels. It offers 30+ vocational courses and 40+ apprenticeship programmes
Frome Community College (13-19)
St Dunstan's Community School, Glastonbury
Whitstone School, Shepton Mallet
Crispin School, Street
The Blue School, Wells
For more information about Primary and Secondary Schools in Mendip and Somerset, visit Schools in Somerset