Toad Row, Henstead, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 7LG
10 reasons to choose The Old School, Henstead
The Old School, Henstead has a Schoolsmith Score® of 76. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Beccles and one of the 2 best primary schools for 10 miles.
The Old School, Henstead is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2.5 and 11 years. It is a Church of England 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. The Old School, Henstead fees range from £2,660 (Rec) to £3,822 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
The Old School, Henstead has one class per year and an average class size of 10 pupils.
Destinations for Old School Henstead leavers are local independent and state schools.
The Old School, Henstead curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Latin. History and geography taught as humanities topics throughout the school. 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 and visiting speakers. Outdoor education for all pupils and residential trips from Year 4.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Year 3.
Sport at The Old School, Henstead
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 The Old School, Henstead
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama lessons from Year 3. All pupils learn an instrument in class and some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Two choirs and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near The Old School, Henstead
Alburgh with Denton Church of England Primary School (18.5 miles).
Saint Felix School (7 miles); Langley School (15.5 miles).
Ormiston Venture Academy (13.1 miles); Notre Dame High School, Norwich (24.1 miles); Thomas Mills High School (24.2 miles).