The Avenue, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6PB
10 reasons to choose Our Lady's Preparatory School, Crowthorne
Main point of differentiation
With a Schoolsmith Score® of 72, and the lowest fees in the Crowthorne and Sandhurst area, Our Lady’s Preparatory School, Crowthorne is a small school with a large and year-long nursery provision.
Our Lady’s Preparatory School, Crowthorne is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 months 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. Our Lady’s Preparatory School, Crowthorne fees are £3,120 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Our Lady’s Preparatory School, Crowthorne has one class per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for Our Lady’s Preparatory School Crowthorne leavers are a mix of local independent and comprehensive secondary schools. The Catholic destinations are Farnborough Hill and Salesian College. Other popular independent destinations are Leighton Park, Eaton Grange, Luckley House, and LVS Ascot. Popular state secondaries include Ranelagh School, St Crispin’s School, Edgbarrow School, and Sandhurst School.
The Our Lady's Preparatory School, Crowthorne curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHCEE, reasoning, French, Mandarin. School values are informed by Catholic social morality. Religious Education accounts for 10% of curriculum time. There is collective prayer three times a day, and observance of Catholic celebrations. 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 and visiting speakers. There is an outdoor learning programme to Year 4, and a residential in Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, computing and languages throughout.
Sport at Our Lady's Preparatory School, Crowthorne
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Our Lady's Preparatory School, Crowthorne
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. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Nursery care for 51 weeks of the year.
Find another school near Our Lady's Preparatory School, Crowthorne
Wellington College (1 mile); Holme Grange School, Eaton Grange (2.3 miles); Luckley House School (3.9 miles).
Edgbarrow School (0.9 miles); St Crispin’s School (3.6 miles); Ranelagh School (4.2 miles).