125-128 Thurlow Park Road, West Dulwich, London SE21 8HP
10 reasons to choose Oakfield Preparatory School
Oakfield Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 78. It is one of the best independent prep schools in West Dulwich and one of the 7 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Oakfield Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Oakfield Preparatory School fees range from £4,831 (Rec) to £5,065 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Oakfield Preparatory School has two or three classes per year, and an average class size of 16 pupils.
Destinations for 75% of Oakfield Preparatory School leavers are one of 20 independent day schools, with the balance of pupils going to grammar and other maintained schools. The mix is wide, but perhaps the most popular destinations are St Dunstan’s, Sydenham High and Streatham & Clapham High. These three account for 25% of leavers between them.
The Oakfield Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, Spanish. 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 and residential trips from Year 4.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for all subjects by Year 6.
Sport at Oakfield Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in football, gymnastics.
The Arts at Oakfield 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 about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, orchestra and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.40am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Oakfield Preparatory School
Dulwich Wood Primary School (0.6 miles); Elm Wood School (0.8 miles); St Luke’s Church of England Primary School, West Norwood (1 mile).
Dulwich College (0.8 miles); James Allen’s Girls’ School (1.8 miles); Alleyn’s School (1.9 miles).
Dunraven School (1.3 miles); The Charter School (1.5 miles); Kingsdale Foundation School (1.5 miles).