38/40 Regent Street, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 2AD
10 reasons to choose Hopelands Preparatory School
Hopelands Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Stonehouse and one of the 3 best primary schools for 3 miles.
Hopelands Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Christian 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. Hopelands Preparatory School fees range from £2,670 (Rec) to £3,522 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Hopelands Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 10 pupils.
Destinations for 77% of Hopelands Preparatory School leavers are one of seven grammar schools. Stroud High, Marling Grammar, Gloucester High, and Pates Grammar account for 62% of all leavers. 17% of pupils move on to one of four independent schools, typically King’s School Gloucester or Wycliffe College. A three-year average for attainment in Year 6 SATS puts Hopelands Preparatory School in the top 7.7% of all prep and primary schools in England. Results vary from the top 3% in 2018 to the top 14% in 2017.
The Hopelands Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French. The school offers each child a handful of 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 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for science, maths and English from Year 3.
Sport at Hopelands Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year.
The Arts at Hopelands Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Dance for Years 2 to 4. Drama is part of the English and co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. 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 7.45am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Hopelands Preparatory School
Wycliffe College (0.2 miles); The Acorn School (5.9 miles).
Marling School (2.6 miles); Stroud High School (2.7 miles); St Peter’s Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre (7.7 miles).