Cranmore Hall, East Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4SF
10 reasons to choose All Hallows School
All Hallows School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 89. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Shepton Mallet and one of the 4 best primary schools for 10 miles.
All Hallows School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 13 years. Boarding from Year 3 for the 10% of pupils who board. All are full boarders. It is a Roman Catholic school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school, and part of the Monkton Family of Schools since March 2022. Day fees at All Hallows School range from £3,275 (Rec) to £6,545 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees are £9,900 per term.
Average class size
All Hallows School has one class per year rising to two, then three from Year 6, and an average class size of 14 pupils.
Destinations for All Hallows School leavers in any given year are one of 20 independent day and boarding schools. Over 50% of pupils choose Downside, King’s Bruton, Prior Park College, Wells Cathedral School, or Clifton College every year. 60% of pupils win awards and scholarships.
The All Hallows School curriculum
To Year 6 the curriculum uses the cross-curricular themes of the International Primary Curriculum. From Year 7, the school follows the ISEB Common Entrance schemes of work. The curriculum also includes PSHE, French, Spanish, Latin. There is an emphasises on Catholic social morality in the curriculum, pastoral care, and culture. Each pupil may participate in over 10 different 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. Outdoor learning programme for all year groups.
Specialist teachers for music, art, and sport throughout, for languages, computing, and DT from Year 1, for science and drama from Year 4, and for all subjects from Year 6.
Sport at All Hallows School
School is one of the 50 prep schools with the most extensive sports offers in the UK. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in athletics, shooting.
The Arts at All Hallows 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. Chapel choir, 2 age-group choirs and up to 10 instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Facility for occasional boarding.
Find another school near All Hallows School
St Joseph & St Teresa Catholic Primary School, Wells (8.4 miles); Horrington Primary School (9.8 miles); St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School, Midsomer Norton (11.1 miles).
King’s Bruton (9.1 miles); Downside School (9.5 miles); Wells Cathedral School (9.5 miles).
The Blue School (10 miles); Sexey’s School (11.1 miles); Norton Hill Academy (11.4 miles).