The Droveway, Hove, East Sussex BN3 6LU
10 reasons to choose Lancing Prep Hove
Main point of differentiation
Lancing Prep Hove has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83, and is notable among Brighton & Hove prep schools for its thematic curriculum, its outdoor learning programme, and attractive setting.
Lancing Prep Hove is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 13 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is one of two prep schools to Lancing College (age 13-18). Lancing Prep Hove fees range from £3,590 (Rec) to £6,595 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Lancing Prep Hove has two classes per year and an average class size of 15 pupils.
On average, 50-70% of Lancing Prep Hove pupils move up to Lancing College. Other pupils move one of seven or eight other Sussex independent schools. Bede’s School, Hurstpierpoint College and Shoreham College are the most popular destination.
The Lancing Prep Hove curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, critical thinking, French, Spanish, German, Latin. Topic-led curriculum to Year 2, and humanities in Year 3. ‘LPH Passport’ in Years 7 and 8 promotes achievement in academia, the co-curricular and citizenship. 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, Forest School up to Reception and residential trips from Year 3.
Specialist teachers for sport and music throughout, for languages, computing, art and DT from Year 3, and for all subjects from Year 7.
Sport at Lancing Prep Hove
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in golf.
The Arts at Lancing Prep Hove
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 three-quarters take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Lancing Prep Hove
Aldrington Church of England Primary School (1 mile); Westdene Primary School (1.6 miles); Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, Rottingdean (5.7 miles).
The Drive Prep School (0.8 miles); The Montessori Place (1.1 miles); Brighton Girls GDST (1.3 miles).
Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (0.7 miles); Blatchington Mill School and Sixth Form College (1.2 miles); City College Brighton and Hove (1.5 miles).