24 St James's Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2NX
10 reasons to choose West House School
West House School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 78. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Birmingham and one of the 5 best primary schools for 1 mile.
West House School is an independent prep day school for boys between the ages of 3 months and 11 years. It has a co-ed nursery. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. West House School fees range from £3,845 (Rec) to £4,725 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
West House School has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for 70% of West House School leavers are one of the King Edwards Foundation and Birmingham grammar schools. Particularly popular are the King Edward VI grammar schools, King Edward’s School, King Edward VI High, and Solihull School. 25% of pupils win awards and scholarships.
The West House School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in maths, science.
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.
Sport at West House School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at West House School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.50am to 6.00pm. Nursery operates for 48 weeks of the year.
Find another school near West House School
Mander Portman Woodward Independent College, Birmingham (0.4 miles); St George’s School, Edgbaston (0.5 miles); The Priory School, Edgbaston (0.6 miles).
Ark St Alban’s Academy (1.4 miles); Perry Beeches II The Free School (1.5 miles); St Paul’s School for Girls (1.5 miles).