Western Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2TE
10 reasons to choose Homefield Preparatory School
Main point of differentiation
With a Schoolsmith Score® of 86 Homefield Preparatory School is the highest scoring prep school in Sutton. It is the only boys’ prep, the only one that is selective from Reception, and it sends boys on to the widest number of secondary schools. There is also more subject specialist teaching, a wider arts provision, and more sport than at other local schools. (read the area review here)
Homefield Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys between the ages of 4 and 13 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Homefield Preparatory School fees range from £3,730 (Rec) to £5,410 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Homefield Preparatory School has two or three classes per year, moving to three-form entry throughout, and an average class size of 16 pupils.
Destinations for Homefield Preparatory School leavers are any one of 30 different independent, grammar or comprehensive schools, though mainly independent. The school supports a wide range of destinations. Around 50% of pupils leave after Year 6 for local grammar (45% of leavers), independent (40%) or comprehensive (15%) schools. Sutton Grammar, Wallington County and Wilson’s are by far the most popular destinations. After Year 8, King’s College School Wimbledon, Ewell Castle School, City of London Freemen’s School, and Trinity School account for 50% of leavers. 30% of pupils win awards and scholarships.
The Homefield Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and the ISEB Common Entrance curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, French, Latin. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in chess, maths, science.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages and computing throughout, for art from Year 3, and for all subjects from Year 4.
Sport at Homefield Preparatory 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 rugby.
The Arts at Homefield Preparatory 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 80% take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Five choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm. Minibus service.
Find another school near Homefield Preparatory School
Sutton High School (0.4 miles); Ewell Castle School (3.1 miles); The Cornerstone School (4.4 miles).
Sutton Grammar School (0.9 miles); Cheam High School (1.1 miles); Overton Grange School (1.1 miles).