90 Bell Street, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2BN
10 reasons to choose Rupert House School
Rupert House School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Henley-On-Thames and one of the 6 best primary schools for 5 miles.
Rupert House School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (20%/80%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Rupert House School fees range from £4,538 (Rec) to £5,571 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Rupert House School typically has two classes per year, and an average class size of 14 pupils.
Destinations for Rupert House School girls are one of 10 (mainly) independent day schools. The School of St Helen and St Katherine and Queen Anne’s School account for over 60% of leavers on average. Headington School and The Abbey School in Reading take a further 15%-20%. 40-50% of pupils win awards and scholarships. Boys used to leave for local preps at age 7, but can now stay on to Year 6.
The Rupert House School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, French, Mandarin. The school teaches most subjects separately but is developing more skills-based projects that link the curriculum such as STEAM Week. 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. Forest School for the youngest pupils.
Specialist teachers for music, languages and sport throughout, and for computing and art from Year 3.
Sport at Rupert House School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Rupert House 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. Three choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 5.15pm. School minibus service.
Find another school near Rupert House School
Shiplake College (3.3 miles); Queen Anne’s School (7 miles); Reading Blue Coat School (7.4 miles).
Gillotts School (1.6 miles); The Piggott School (4.2 miles); Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School (7.2 miles).