Caldy Road, West Kirby, Wirral, Merseyside CH48 2HE
10 reasons to choose Avalon School
Avalon School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools on The Wirral and one of the 3 best primary schools within 5 miles.
Avalon School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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. Avalon School fees range from £3,125 (Rec) to £3,325 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Avalon School has one class per year and an average class size of 16 pupils.
Destinations for 70-80% of Avalon School leavers are a Wirral or Catholic grammar school, in particular, West Kirby Grammar and Calday Grange. 10-25% of pupils go on to an independent school, mainly Birkenhead School.
The Avalon School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Spanish. 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 residential trips from Year 4.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, computing, science, and languages throughout, and for maths and English from Year 4.
Sport at Avalon School
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 Avalon 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. Choir and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Avalon School
Our Lady of Pity Roman Catholic Primary School, Greasby (3.2 miles); Barnston Primary School (5.8 miles); Well Lane Primary School (6.4 miles).
Birkenhead School (7.2 miles); Christian Fellowship School (13.5 miles).
Calday Grange Grammar School (1.1 miles); West Kirby Grammar School (1.3 miles); Upton Hall School FCJ (4.1 miles).