Brighton Road, Burgh Heath, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 6AJ
10 reasons to choose Aberdour Preparatory School
Aberdour Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 85. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Tadworth and one of the 3 best primary schools for 3 miles.
Aberdour Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Aberdour Preparatory School fees range from £4,610 (Rec) to £6,030 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Aberdour Preparatory School has three classes per year and an average class size of 14 pupils.
Destinations for Aberdour Preparatory School leavers are one of 30 independent day or boarding schools at 11. No particular destination school dominates. About 50% of pupils win scholarships or awards.
The Aberdour Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHCEE, reasoning, French. There is a distinct creative element to the curriculum, including the ‘Creative Carousel’ in Year 6, and the ubiquitous application of technology. The school has developed and markets its own individualised learning programme, ‘Personalised Achievement and Learning’, wherein pupils are assessed every 3 weeks so that their academic, sporting, and creative learning programme can be adjusted accordingly. 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 and residential trips from Year 5. The Aberdour Challenge (Year 6) is a series of enrichment activities to broaden pupils’ experience. Disciplines include The Arts, fitness, community, budgeting, current affairs, domestic science, new skills and outdoor. ‘Stepping Stones’ fulfils a similar objective, but is tailored to pupils in Years 3 to 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 4.
Sport at Aberdour Preparatory School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in gymnastics, trampolining.
The Arts at Aberdour Preparatory School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Aberdour Preparatory School
Epsom College (2.2 miles); Ewell Castle School (3.7 miles); The Cornerstone School (3.8 miles).
Overton Grange School (3.2 miles); Glyn School (3.5 miles); Nonsuch High School for Girls (3.7 miles).