Hazel Grove, Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6BL
10 reasons to choose Amesbury School
Amesbury School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 88. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Hindhead and one of the 4 best primary schools for 2 miles.
Amesbury School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 2 and 13 years. It is a Church of England 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. Amesbury School fees range from £4,275 (Rec) to £6,610 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Amesbury School has two classes per year to Year 4, three from Year 5, and an average class size of 13 pupils.
Destinations for Amesbury School leavers are a wide spread of 40 day and boarding schools. 25% of pupils win awards and scholarships.
The Amesbury School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and the ISEB curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHEE, reasoning, French, Spanish, Latin. In Years 7 and 8 the school teaches a more skills based curriculum, the Pre-Senior Baccalaureate, alongside the core ISEB curriculum subjects (maths, English, science) and/or senior school entrance curricula. It is a Microsost Showcase School to reflect the high degree of integration of digital learning in the curriculum. 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 5. Forest School for the youngest pupils.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, drama and languages throughout, for humanities and computing from Year 3, and for all subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Amesbury School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in judo, tennis.
The Arts at Amesbury School
Art, music, drama and dance 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. Three choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm. The nursery is open for 48 weeks per year.
Find another school near Amesbury School
St Edmund’s School, Prep & Pre-Prep School, Hindhead (1.5 miles); The Royal Prep School (2.4 miles); Highfield & Brookham Schools (3.6 miles).
St Edmund’s School, Hindhead (1.5 miles); The Royal School, Haslemere (2.7 miles); King Edward’s School, Witley (6.8 miles); Frensham Heights School (8.2 miles).
Woolmer Hill School (1.4 miles); Bohunt School (3.8 miles); Rodborough Technology College (7.2 miles).