Manor House, Calcutt Street, Cricklade, Swindon, Wiltshire SN6 6BB
10 reasons to choose Cricklade Manor Prep School
Cricklade Manor Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Swindon and one of the 8 best primary schools for 7 miles.
Cricklade Manor Prep School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic 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. Cricklade Manor Prep School fees range from £3,215 (Rec) to £4,535 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Cricklade Manor Prep School has one class per year and an average class size of 21 pupils.
Destinations for Cricklade Manor Prep School leavers are mainly grammar and local independent schools. Westonbirt School has become more popular since the school joined the Wishford Schools group. Historically Prior Park College, Dean Close, Cheltenham College, Wycliffe and Marlborough College were popular.
The Cricklade Manor Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with a teaching style influenced by Guy Claxton’s ‘Building Learning Power’. The curriculum also includes PSHE, STEAM projects, French. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. And residential trips from Year 4. The Friday afternoon Cricklade Activity Programme expands the curriculum with, in particular, crafts and minor sports. The Cricklade Award is an outdoor/leadership programme for Year 6 including bushcraft, canoeing, and first aid.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Cricklade Manor Prep School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in athletics, fencing.
The Arts at Cricklade Manor Prep School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the English curriculum and co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs (including a touring Chapel Choir), 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 6.00pm.
Find another school near Cricklade Manor Prep School
Rendcomb College (13.1 miles); Marlborough College (19 miles); St Edward’s School, Cheltenham (21.8 miles).
Cirencester Deer Park School (8.3 miles); Royal Wootton Bassett Academy (9.9 miles); Malmesbury School (12.6 miles).