611-627 High Road, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 0RF
10 reasons to choose Bancroft's Preparatory School
Bancroft’s Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 82. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Woodford Green and one of the 4 best primary schools for 0.5 miles.
Bancroft’s Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Bancrofts School, an all-through school to age 18. Bancroft’s Preparatory School fees are £6,365 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Bancroft’s Preparatory School has three classes per year and an average class size of 22 pupils.
Most Bancroft’s Prep School pupils move up to a guaranteed place at the senior school, at the end of Year 6.
The Bancroft's Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, creative thinking, French, German. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in maths, science.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips in Years 4 and 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, art and computing throughout.
Sport at Bancroft's 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 hockey.
The Arts at Bancroft's Preparatory School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about a third take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Two choirs and several instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Bancroft's Preparatory School
Wells Primary School (0.2 miles); St Antony’s Catholic Primary School, Woodford Green (0.3 miles); Churchfields Junior School (1.7 miles).
Bancroft’s School (0 miles); Braeside School (0.9 miles); Normanhurst School (2 miles).
Trinity Catholic High School (0.5 miles); Woodford County High School (0.9 miles); Walthamstow School for Girls (3.2 miles).