21 Hindes Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 1SH
10 reasons to choose Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow
Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Harrow and one of the 3 best primary schools for 0.5 miles.
Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow fees range from £4,209 (Rec) to £4,638 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow has one class per year and an average class size of 20 pupils.
Destinations for Alpha Preparatory School leavers are one of 20 independent day schools and grammar schools. The most popular are St Helen’s School Northwood, John Lyon School, and Merchant Taylors’ School. Around a third of pupils win awards and scholarships. A four-year average for attainment in Year 6 SATS puts Alpha Preparatory School in the top 0.3% of all prep and primary schools in England. Results vary from the top 0.1% in 2019 to the top 0.5% in 2017.
The Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHEE, reasoning, French. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in general knowledge quizzes.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, drama and languages throughout, for DT and computing from Year 1, for science from Year 3, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow
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. Choir and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
The school day can be extended with Breakfast club from 7.45am and after-school clubs.
Find another school near Alpha Preparatory School, Harrow
Khalsa College London (1 mile); Harrow School (1.5 miles); John Lyon School (1.8 miles).
The Sacred Heart Language College (1.2 miles); Whitmore High School (1.3 miles); Nower Hill High School (1.5 miles).