Castle Corner, Beckington, Frome, Somerset BA11 6TA
10 reasons to choose Springmead Preparatory School
Springmead Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Frome and one of the 9 best primary schools for 10 miles.
Springmead Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Christian 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. Springmead Preparatory School fees range from £3,780 (Rec) to £3,880 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Springmead Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 15 pupils.
Destinations for most Springmead Preparatory School leavers are a local grammar or independent school.
The Springmead Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, learning skills (Building Learning Power), French. Topic work in pre-prep. 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. The Springmead Award encourages participation in the broad curriculum. Country lore and bushcraft every week for Year 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for science from Year 3.
Sport at Springmead Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Springmead Preparatory 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 some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Two choirs and one or two instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Springmead Preparatory School
Warminster School (6.4 miles); Monkton Combe School (7.9 miles); Emmaus School (8.8 miles).
St Augustine’s Catholic College (5.7 miles); St Laurence School (7.4 miles); Ralph Allen School (8.4 miles).