Laverstock Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2RB
10 reasons to choose The Godolphin Prep School
The Godolphin Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Salisbury and one of the 4 best primary schools for 1 mile.
The Godolphin Prep School is an independent prep day and boarding school for girls between the ages of 3 and 11 years. Boarding from Year 4 for the 10% of pupils who board. All 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 prep school to The Godolphin School, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at The Godolphin Prep School range from £2,980 (Rec) to £5,785 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees are £10,515 per term.
Average class size
The Godolphin Prep School has a combined pre-prep class, otherwise one class per year and an average class size of 10 pupils.
60% of Prep pupils move up to Godolphin School at the end of Year 6. Others move on to a variety of private and grammar schools.
The Godolphin Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French, Latin. A cross-curricular ‘creative curriculum’ in pre-prep unwinds to subject specific teaching in prep, albeit with cross-curricular humanities. 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 and languages throughout, for maths, English and science from Year 3, and for all subjects from Year 5.
Sport at The Godolphin Prep School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in athletics.
The Arts at The Godolphin Prep 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 half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir and three instrument ensembles. The choir has a strong track record in national choral competitions. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.40pm. School bus service.
Find another school near The Godolphin Prep School
The Godolphin School (0.1 miles); Leehurst Swan (0.6 miles); Embley (14.2 miles); Moyles Court School (16 miles).
Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School (0.7 miles); South Wilts Grammar School for Girls (1.1 miles); The Burgate School and Sixth Form (10.5 miles).