Bunkers Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 8RP
10 reasons to choose Abbot's Hill Prep School
Abbot’s Hill Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Hemel Hempstead and one of the 6 best primary schools for 3 miles.
Abbot’s Hill Prep School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 3 months and 11 years. It has a co-ed nursery. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Abbot’s Hill School, an all-through school to age 16. Abbot’s Hill Prep School fees range from £4,421 (Rec) to £5,627 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Abbot’s Hill Prep School has one class per year to Year 2, two from Year 3, and an average class size of 18 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Prep School pupils move up to Abbot’s Hill School. The 10%-20% who leave at Year 6 move on to a local independent or grammar school.
The Abbot's Hill Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHCEE, French, Spanish. ‘Enrichment Week’ provides a set of novel out-of-curriculum experiences. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Woodland School for pre-prep and residential trips from Year 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, computing and drama from Year 3, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Abbot's Hill Prep School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Abbot's Hill Prep School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs and two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.40am to 6.00pm. Minibus service.
Find another school near Abbot's Hill Prep School
Abbot’s Hill School, Baird House (0 miles); St Columba’s College, St Alban’s (5.1 miles); St Albans School (5.7 miles).
Longdean School (1.2 miles); The Hemel Hempstead School (2.5 miles); John F Kennedy Catholic School (3.8 miles).