Marlborough Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 2RR
10 reasons to choose Altrincham Preparatory School
Altrincham Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Altrincham and one of the 6 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Altrincham Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys 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. Altrincham Preparatory School fees range from £3,153 (Rec) to £3,449 per term (2022/23).
Average class size
Altrincham Preparatory School has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for Altrincham Preparatory School leavers can be one of 10 local independents. But the most popular are Altrincham Grammar School (40%-50% of leavers), Cheadle Hulme School and Manchester Grammar School.
The Altrincham Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHCE, reasoning, French. A cross-curricular skills-based curriculum after entrance exams in Year 6. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 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 3.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, and languages throughout, and for science from Year 5.
Sport at Altrincham Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in football, hockey.
The Arts at Altrincham 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 some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Three choirs, an orchestra, and four instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.15pm.
Find another school near Altrincham Preparatory School
Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys (8.1 miles); St Bede’s College (8.6 miles); Withington Girls’ School (9.1 miles).
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys (0 miles); Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (0.7 miles); North Cestrian School (0.9 miles).