Llandovery, Carmarthenshire SA20 0EE
10 reasons to choose Llandovery Prep School
Llandovery Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 76. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Carmarthenshire and the best primary school for 10 miles.
Llandovery Prep School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 6 months and 13 years. Boarding from Year 3 for the 10% of pupils who board. All are weekly or flexi boarders. It is a Church in Wales school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Llandovery College, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Llandovery Prep School range from £2,755 (Rec) to £5,545 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Llandovery Prep School is a small school, with mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 12.
At the end of Year 8 most Prep pupils move up to Llandovery College.
The Llandovery Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, Welsh, French. 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, Forest School for the youngest pupils and residential trips from Year 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, and languages throughout, for science and computing from Year 3, and for most subjects from Year 7.
Sport at Llandovery Prep School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Llandovery Prep School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama in Years 6 to 8. All pupils learn an instrument in class and some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. All pupils participate in the choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care includes facility for occasional boarding and minibus service.
Find another school near Llandovery Prep School
Llandovery College (0 miles); Christ College (20.7 miles); St Michael’s School, Llanelli (29.9 miles).