Oakwood, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 9AN
10 reasons to choose Oakwood School, Chichester
Main point of differentiation
Oakwood School, Chichester has a Schoolsmith Score® of 86, and a notable outdoor learning curriculum among Chichester prep schools. (read the area review here)
Oakwood School, Chichester is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Church of England 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. Oakwood School, Chichester fees range from £3,685 (Rec) to £5,935 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Oakwood School, Chichester has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for Oakwood School leavers are one of 10 Hampshire independent schools or three Chichester state schools. The most popular destinations are Portsmouth Grammar, Portsmouth High, Seaford College and Churcher’s College, which together account for 75% of leavers. 20% win awards and scholarships.
The Oakwood School, Chichester curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Spanish, German. 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 3. Forest School in pre-prep. The ‘Oakwood Award Scheme’, for Years 3-6, is an extra curricular programme with a focus on outdoor skills and ‘skills for life’.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages and computing throughout, for science, art, DT and drama from Year 3, and for most subjects from Year 4.
Sport at Oakwood School, Chichester
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Oakwood School, Chichester
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Four choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Oakwood School, Chichester
St James Church of England Primary School, Emsworth (5.6 miles); St Alban’s Church of England Primary School (7.6 miles); Langrish Primary School (16.9 miles).
Slindon College (11.9 miles); Seaford College (15.3 miles); The Portsmouth Grammar School (15.5 miles).
Bishop Luffa School, Chichester (3.3 miles); Chichester High School for Girls (4.3 miles); The St Philip Howard Catholic High School (10.2 miles).