Holt, Norfolk NR25 6EY
10 reasons to choose Gresham's Prep & Pre-Prep School
Gresham’s Prep & Pre-Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 89. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Holt and one of the 3 best primary schools for 7 miles.
Gresham’s Prep & Pre-Prep School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 13 years. Boarding from Year 4 for the 10% of pupils who board. 50% are full boarders and 50% are weekly or flexi boarders. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy from Year 3. It is the prep school to Gresham’s School, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Gresham’s Prep & Pre-Prep School range from £3,990 (Rec) to £7,190 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees are £10,070 per term.
Average class size
Gresham’s Prep & Pre-Prep School has two classes per year to Year 2, three from Year 3, four from Year 7, and an average class size of 14 pupils.
80% of Prep pupils move up to Gresham’s School at the end of Year 8.
The Gresham's Prep & Pre-Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with bespoke additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, French, Spanish, German, Latin. The school is one of the 50 prep schools with the most extensive academic and hobby extra-curricular programmes in the UK.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5. School has an extensive outdoor learning facility, OWLS (Outdoor Wild Learning School) used by all year groups. Saturday School from Year 5 (optional for Years 3 and 4) feature arts and sports activities.
Specialist teachers for music, art, languages, computing, drama and sport throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Gresham's Prep & Pre-Prep School
5 Games and 1 PE session per week. School is one of the 50 prep schools with the most extensive sports offers in the UK. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in athletics, hockey, shooting, skiing.
The Arts at Gresham's Prep & Pre-Prep School
Art, music and drama/performing arts are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Six choirs, orchestra and 7 or 8 instrument ensembles. The school is one of the top 50 UK prep schools for the breadth of its creative and performing arts extra-curriculum.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.50pm. Facility for occasional boarding.
Find another school near Gresham's Prep & Pre-Prep School
Kelling CE Primary School (2.6 miles).
Gresham’s School (0.5 miles).
Cromer Academy Trust (9.8 miles); Reepham High School and College (15.5 miles); Dereham Neatherd High School (19.4 miles).