High Street, Bulford, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 9DR
10 reasons to choose Avondale Preparatory School
Avondale Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 74. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Salisbury and one of the 3 best primary schools for 10 miles.
Avondale Preparatory 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. Avondale Preparatory School fees are £3,225 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Avondale Preparatory School is a small school, with mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 18.
Destinations for most Avondale Preparatory School leavers are the Wiltshire grammar schools, with a minority of pupils going to an independent school. A four-year average for attainment in Year 6 SATS puts Avondale Preparatory School in the top 8.9% of all prep and primary schools in England. Results vary from the top 6.1% in 2016 to the top 10.8% in 2019.
The Avondale Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French. Teaching through cross-curricular topics throughout the school. 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 3.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, drama and languages throughout.
Sport at Avondale Preparatory 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 Avondale 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. Choir and one or two instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Avondale Preparatory School
Leehurst Swan (10.3 miles); The Godolphin School (10.8 miles); Rookwood School (12.7 miles).
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls (8.8 miles); Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School (9.8 miles); Lavington School (17.1 miles).