Clifton Drive South, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 1DT
10 reasons to choose AKS Preparatory School
AKS Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 76. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Lytham St Annes and one of the 4 best primary schools for 2 miles.
AKS Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 months and 11 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to AKS Lytham, an all-through school to age 18. AKS Preparatory School fees are £3,668 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
AKS Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Most Prep pupils move up to AKS Lytham at the end of Year 6.
The AKS Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French, Spanish, German. 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 and visiting speakers. The school is a member of the Round Square Organisation, a network of 150 schools worldwide committed to practical, cross-cultural and collaborative education, based on six IDEALS (International, Democracy, Environmentalism, Adventure, Leadership, Service).
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at AKS Preparatory School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at AKS Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near AKS Preparatory School
The St Anne’s College Grammar School, Junior School (1.2 miles); Kirkham Grammar Junior, Infant & Pre-School (11.2 miles); Rossall School, Junior School (12.1 miles).
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School, Lytham St Annes (1.5 miles); Lytham Hall Park Primary School (1.8 miles); St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Blackpool (3.9 miles).
AKS Lytham (0 miles); The St Anne’s College Grammar School (1.2 miles); Kirkham Grammar School (11.2 miles).
St Bede’s Catholic High School (2.7 miles); Blackpool and the Fylde College (10.3 miles); Hodgson Academy (10.5 miles).