Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hook, Hampshire RG27 0HU
10 reasons to choose Sherfield School, Prep School
Main point of differentiation
With a Schoolsmith Score® of 82, Sherfield School, Prep School is the best value for money prep in the Hook area. It is also the only one to offer boarding. (read the area review here)
Sherfield School, Prep School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 months and 13 years. Boarding from Year 4 for the very small number of pupils who board. 40% are full boarders and 60% are weekly or flexi boarders. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Sherfield School, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Sherfield School, Prep School range from £4,035 (Rec) to £6,025 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees range from £8,705 to £9,870 per term.
Average class size
Sherfield School, Prep School has two classes per year and an average class size of 17 pupils.
At the end of Year 8 most Prep pupils move up to Sherfield School.
The Sherfield School, Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Spanish. The skills-based AVP Diploma is timetabled for every Friday afternoon. Year 3 and above work together to gain a recognised accreditation, volunteer, or learn a new skill. 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.
Specialist teachers for music, languages and sport throughout, and for all subjects from Year 7.
Sport at Sherfield School, Prep School
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 Sherfield School, Prep School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Sherfield School, Prep School
Sherfield School (0 miles); Leighton Park School (11.8 miles); The Abbey School Reading (12.2 miles); Queen Anne’s School (13.3 miles).
Robert May’s School (10.5 miles); Reading Girls’ School (10.9 miles); Reading School (11.8 miles).