South Street, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8NT
10 reasons to choose Wellington Prep School
Wellington Prep School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 82. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Wellington and one of the 3 best primary schools for 5 miles.
Wellington Prep School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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 Wellington School, an all-through school to age 18. Wellington Prep School fees range from £2,695 (Rec) to £4,995 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Wellington Prep School has one class per year rising to two, and an average class size of 18 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Prep pupils go on to Wellington School, a school with a track record for academic achievement.
The Wellington Prep School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French, Spanish. 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, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6. School has an outdoor learning programme for all year groups.
Specialist teachers for sport and wellbeing, computing and music throughout, for languages from Year 1, and for science, art, DT, and drama from Year 5.
Sport at Wellington Prep School
School offers over 20 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and an extensive extra-curriculum. Sport is part of the Wellbeing curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Wellington Prep School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama lessons from Year 5, otherwise it is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Wellington Prep School
Wellington School (0 miles); Queen’s College, Taunton (7.4 miles); King’s College, Taunton (7.5 miles).
The Castle School (6.2 miles); Kingsmead Academy (6.4 miles); Richard Huish College (7.6 miles).