Guildford Road, Runfold, Farnham, Surrey GU10 1PB
10 reasons to choose Barfield School
Barfield School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 84. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Farnham and one of the 3 best primary schools for 3 miles.
Barfield 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. Barfield School fees range from £4,000 (Rec) to £5,890 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Barfield School has one, increasingly two classes per year, and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for most Barfield School leavers are one of 25 schools with the most popular being Lord Wandsworth College, Churcher’s College, Farnborough Hill, Frensham Heights, and St Edmund’s. 20-30% of pupils win awards and scholarships.
The Barfield School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, French, Latin. 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, Forest School to Year 2, outdoor learning from Year 3 and residential trips from Year 3. School is a Learning Outside the Classroom Mark accredited school; Silver certification.
Specialist teachers for sport and music throughout, for languages and art from Year 1, and for all subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Barfield School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Barfield 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 up to half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra 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 6.15pm. Nursery open for 50 weeks per year.
Find another school near Barfield School
Edgeborough School (3.9 miles); Frensham Heights Junior School (5.1 miles); St Nicholas’ School, Infants & Juniors/a> (5.3 miles).
Frensham Heights School (5.1 miles); St Nicholas’ School, Fleet (5.3 miles); Salesian College (5.4 miles).
All Hallows Catholic School (1.7 miles); Weydon School (3 miles); Court Moor School (6.5 miles).