Eastbury Road, Northwood, Hertfordshire HA6 3AS
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St Helen’s School, Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Northwood and one of the 4 best primary schools for 1 mile.
St Helen’s School, Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to St Helen’s School, an all-through school to age 18. St Helen’s School, Preparatory School fees range from £5,930 (Rec) to £6,241 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
St Helen’s School, Preparatory School has three classes per year and an average class size of 20 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most St Helen’s School Prep pupils move up to the senior school.
The St Helen's School, Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Spanish, German. 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 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, drama, dance and languages throughout, and for DT and art from Year 4.
Sport at St Helen's School, Preparatory School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Helen's School, Preparatory School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, two orchestras and four instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near St Helen's School, Preparatory School
St Helen’s School (0 miles); Northwood College (0.7 miles); Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (2 miles).
Haydon School (1.8 miles); Bishop Ramsey Church of England School (3.1 miles); The Harefield Academy (3.2 miles).