Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 2LT
10 reasons to choose Bowdon Preparatory School
Bowdon Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 80. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Altrincham and one of the 9 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Bowdon Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Bowdon Preparatory School fees are £3,297 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Bowdon Preparatory School has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for most Bowdon Preparatory School girls are a Trafford grammar (40% of leavers), a Manchester or Cheshire independent school (40% of leavers) or a local non-selective state school (20%). Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is the most popular destination.
The Bowdon Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, thinking skills, reasoning, French, Spanish. Humanities are generally taught as cross-curricular topics through the school and there are themed days and weeks. 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, art, computing and languages throughout.
Sport at Bowdon Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bowdon 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 half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Bowdon Preparatory School
Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys (7.9 miles); St Bede’s College (8.4 miles); Withington Girls’ School (8.9 miles).
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (0.3 miles); Altrincham Grammar School for Boys (0.4 miles); North Cestrian School (0.7 miles).