Great Chart, Ashford, Kent TN23 3DJ
10 reasons to choose Ashford Prep School
Ashford Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 85. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Ashford and one of the 4 best primary schools for 7 miles.
Ashford Prep School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 months and 11 years. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Ashford School, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Ashford Prep School range from £4,050 (Rec) to £5,787 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Ashford Prep School has two classes per year to Year 2, three from Year 3, and an average class size of 14 pupils.
After Year 6, 70% of Prep pupils move up to Ashford School. 30% move on a range of day schools, typically grammar schools such as The Judd School or Skinners.
The Ashford Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes Global Citizenship (RE+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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, art, DT and computing throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Ashford Prep School
School offers over 20 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and an extensive extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in hockey.
The Arts at Ashford Prep School
Art, music, and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs 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 6.30pm.
Find another school near Ashford Prep School
Ashford School (3.6 miles); Sutton Valence School (14.5 miles); Benenden School (15.9 miles); The King’s School Canterbury (17.5 miles).
Highworth Grammar School (2 miles); The Norton Knatchbull School (3.4 miles); Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre (9.3 miles).