Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 3AJ
10 reasons to choose Aldenham Preparatory School
Aldenham Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Borehamwood and one of the 3 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Aldenham Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy from Year 3. It is the prep school to Aldenham School, an all-through school to age 18. Aldenham Preparatory School fees range from £5,124 (Rec) to £5,547 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Aldenham Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 20 pupils.
At the end of Year 6 about 70% of Prep School pupils move up to Aldenham School. Maybe 10%-15% move on to a grammar school (Watford Grammar), the remainder to other local independent schools.
The Aldenham Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, French. 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. Forest School for the youngest pupils.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, drama and languages throughout.
Sport at Aldenham Preparatory School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Aldenham Preparatory School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and up to half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir and several instrument ensembles. The school is one of the top 50 UK prep schools for the breadth of its creative and performing arts extra-curriculum.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Aldenham Preparatory School
Aldenham School (0 miles); Haberdashers’ Boys’ School (0.7 miles); Haberdashers’ Girls’ School (1.1 miles).
Queens’ School (2.6 miles); Watford Grammar School for Girls (3.8 miles); Yavneh College (3.9 miles).