117 High Street, Somersham, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 3EH
10 reasons to choose Whitehall School
Whitehall School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 75. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Huntingdon and one of the 2 best primary schools for 10 miles.
Whitehall School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 1 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Whitehall School fees range from £3,015 (Rec) to £3,380 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Whitehall School is a small school, usually with one class per year group, and an average class size of 10.
Destinations for most Whitehall School leavers can be any one of 15 independent schools, though Kimbolton School, Kings Ely, The Peterborough School, and St Mary’s School Cambridge are the most popular. Some go on to St Bede’s Inter-Church School. The most recent Year 6 SATS attainment figures placed the school in the top 21% (2018) and 27% (2016) of all schools in the country.
The Whitehall School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French. Science, history, geography, art, and DT are taught through the topic-based International Primary Curriculum. 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. Outdoor learning for all pupils, a camp out in the school grounds for Years 3 and 4, and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout and for maths and English in Years 5 and 6.
Sport at Whitehall School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Whitehall 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 about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. There is a choir and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm. Nursery operates for 50 weeks of the year.
Find another school near Whitehall School
King’s Ely (15.7 miles); The Leys School (20 miles); The Stephen Perse Foundation (20.2 miles).
St Ivo School (5.7 miles); Cromwell Community College (6.9 miles); Swavesey Village College (10.5 miles).