Heathlands Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 3AL
10 reasons to choose Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep
Main point of differentiation
With a Schoolsmith Score® of 85 Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep offers the best value for money among prep schools in Wokingham and Bracknell. Its commitment to developing each child is apparent in the academic curriculum, and it has a notable outdoor learning programme. (read the area review here)
Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep 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 the prep school to Holme Grange School, an all-through school to age 16. Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep fees range from £4,180 (Rec) to £5,500 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep has two classes per year to Year 2, three from Year 3, and an average class size of 17 pupils.
At the end of Year 6 most Holme Grange School pupils move up to the senior school, Eaton Grange.
The Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, French. School also has an accredited Gifted & Talented programme, and an Accelerated Learning Centre for dyslexic pupils. The school engages in academic educational research, and pilots innovative teaching techniques. 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 3. Forest School at least once a week throughout the school.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and computing throughout, for art and drama from Reception, for languages from Year 2, for DT from Year 3, and for all subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep
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 basketball, rugby.
The Arts at Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep
Art, music, and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 5.50pm. Minibus service.
Find another school near Holme Grange School, Prep & Pre-Prep
Holme Grange School, Eaton Grange (0 miles); Luckley House School (2.4 miles); Wellington College (3.1 miles).
St Crispin’s School (1.4 miles); The Holt School (2.1 miles); Edgbarrow School (3 miles).