103 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex IG9 5NH
10 reasons to choose Loyola Preparatory School
Loyola Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Buckhurst Hill and one of the 3 best primary schools for 0.5 miles.
Loyola Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic 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. Loyola Preparatory School fees are £4,237 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Loyola Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 22 pupils.
Destinations for most Loyola Preparatory School leavers are one of 15 local maintained and independent schools. The most popular destinations are Bancroft’s School, Brentwood School, Chigwell School, Forest School, and St Edmund’s College. 20% of pupils win awards and scholarships. A four-year average for attainment in Year 6 SATS puts Loyola Prep in the top 20% of all prep and primary schools in England, ranging from the top 5.3% in 2017 to the top 40% in 2016.
The Loyola Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHEE, reasoning, Spanish, Latin. 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 Years 4 and 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout.
Sport at Loyola Preparatory School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in football.
The Arts at Loyola 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 some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Two choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.15am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Loyola Preparatory School
Wells Primary School (1 mile); St Antony’s Catholic Primary School, Woodford Green (1.1 miles); Churchfields Junior School (2.5 miles).
Braeside School (0.6 miles); Bancroft’s School (0.8 miles); Chigwell School (2.1 miles).
Trinity Catholic High School (1.3 miles); Woodford County High School (1.7 miles); Davenant Foundation School (3.8 miles).