Barnardiston, Haverhill, Suffolk CB9 7TG
10 reasons to choose Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School
Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 85. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Haverhill and one of the 2 best primary schools for 10 miles.
Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 months and 13 years. Boarding from Year 1 for the 10% of pupils who board. 80% are full boarders and 20% are weekly or flexi boarders. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Day fees at Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School range from £3,265 (Rec) to £5,425 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees are £8,140 per term.
Average class size
Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 15 pupils.
Destinations for Year 8 Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School leavers are one of 20 independent day and boarding schools. Some awards and scholarships.
The Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and the ISEB Common Entrance curriculum. It also includes PSHE, study skills, French, Spanish. The Bridge is a CReSTeD recognised dyslexia facility, providing specialist tuition on a small group or individual basis, according to need. 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 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School
5 games/PE afternoons or double periods per week for all prep pupils. 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 orienteering.
The Arts at Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is an extra-curricular activity. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra 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 5.30pm.
Find another school near Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School
Stoke College (9.9 miles); Gosfield School (16.8 miles); Culford School (18.6 miles).
Samuel Ward Academy (4 miles); Linton Village College (12.3 miles); King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School (15.5 miles).