Beechwood, Queen's Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1PU
Independent prep school and nursery in St Peter Port.
For pupils aged 2.5 to 11 years.
Mixed school (over 90% boys).
Religious character; Church of England.
Non-selective admissions policy.
Medium sized school with an average of two classes per year.
Junior division of Elizabeth College, an all-through school to age 18.
Elizabeth College Junior School fees range from £4,000 (Rec) to £4,312 per term (2022/23).
Schoolsmith Score®; 81.
One of the best independent prep schools in Guernsey and one of the 3 best primary schools for 3 miles.
On average, 19.2 pupils per class and 14.8 pupils per teacher, from Year 1.
At the end of Year 6, most Junior School pupils move up to Elizabeth College.
School curriculum is based on the English National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French. In pre-prep, subjects other than English and maths are usually taught through cross-curricular topics. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, art, DT and science from Year 3.
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, and visiting speakers. Residential Activity Weeks from Year 3, Activity Days for pre-prep. Sports tours for all from Year 5.
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
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 around a third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, orchestra and three instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.10am to 5.30pm.