Lavington Park, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0NB
10 reasons to choose Seaford College Prep
Main point of differentiation
Seaford College Prep has a Schoolsmith Score® of 85, and has one of the most comprehensive sports and art curricula among prep schools in the South Downs and Chichester area. It is also the junior division to the only all-through to 18 school. (read the area review here)
Seaford College Prep is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 5 and 13 years. Boarding from Year 6 for the 10% of pupils who board. 25% are full boarders and 75% are weekly or flexi boarders. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Seaford College, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Seaford College Prep range from £4,240 (Year 1) to £7,030 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Seaford College Prep has two classes per year and an average class size of 17 pupils.
At the end of Year 8 most Prep School pupils move up to Seaford College. There is no common entrance requirement for Prep pupils.
The Seaford College Prep curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSVE, French, Spanish. School has significant expertise in teaching children with SEN. 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 6. Forest School and outdoor learning for all age groups.
Specialist teachers for music, languages, DT and sport throughout, and for all subjects from Year 6.
Sport at Seaford College Prep
School is one of the 50 prep schools with the most extensive sports offers in the UK. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in equestrian events, swimming.
The Arts at Seaford College Prep
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and nearly all take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir and several instrument ensembles. Regular ‘Creative Curriculum Weeks’ (art, music, DT, computing, PE). There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Facility for occasional boarding.
Find another school near Seaford College Prep
St James Church of England Primary School, Emsworth (19.6 miles); St Alban’s Church of England Primary School (21.6 miles); Langrish Primary School (22 miles).
Seaford College (0 miles); Slindon College (7.8 miles); King Edward’s School, Witley (16.2 miles).
Midhurst Rother College (10.3 miles); Chichester High School for Girls (11.9 miles); Bishop Luffa School, Chichester (12.4 miles).