Bishops Blake, Beaconsfield Road, Farnham Royal, Slough, Buckinghamshire SL2 3BY
10 reasons to choose Dair House School
Main point of differentiation
Dair House School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 79, and is a high scoring prep school in Slough. It has a notable music curriculum and outdoor learning curriculum.
Dair House School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England 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. Dair House School fees range from £4,290 (Rec) to £5,555 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Dair House School has one class per year and an average class size of 19 pupils.
Destinations for most Dair House School leavers are a Buckingham, Reading and Slough grammar school. One or two go on to local independent schools.
The Dair House School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHEE, reasoning, thinking skills, 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, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4. Weekly Outdoor Learning for all year groups to Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, computing, and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Dair House 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 Dair House 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 nearly all take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. From Year 1 all children are involved in at least one extra curricular music activity. Choir and one or two 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 Dair House School
St Nicolas’ Church of England Combined School, Taplow (4 miles); Castleview Primary School (4.9 miles); St Mary & All Saints Church of England Primary School, Beaconsfield (5.2 miles).
Long Close School (4.1 miles); Eton College (4.4 miles).
Baylis Court School (1.8 miles); Herschel Grammar School (2 miles); Burnham Grammar School (2.3 miles).