The Rosary, Kings Road, Sunninghill, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PS
10 reasons to choose Marist Preparatory School
Main point of differentiation
Marist Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 78, and is the Catholic all-girl prep school in Ascot. It also has the most thematic curriculum.
Marist Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It has a co-ed nursery. It is a Roman Catholic school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy from Year 3. It is the prep school to The Marist School, an all-through school to age 18. Marist Preparatory School fees range from £4,175 (Rec) to £5,350 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Marist Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Prep School pupils move up to The Marist School.
The Marist Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and is thematic, ‘The Marist Way’, for all year groups. Curriculum 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 4. Forest School for all pupils up to Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout.
Sport at Marist Preparatory School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Marist Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils, as is drama from Year 3. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir, orchestra and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Minibus service.
Find another school near Marist Preparatory School
Winkfield St Mary’s Church of England Primary School (4 miles); St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bracknell (4.2 miles); St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School, Englefield Green (4.8 miles).
Marist Senior School (0 miles); St George’s School, Ascot (1.2 miles); St Mary’s School, Ascot (1.6 miles).
Charters School (1.1 miles); Ranelagh School (4.4 miles); Gordon’s School (5.3 miles).