Grove Avenue, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5EG
10 reasons to choose Wilmslow Preparatory School
Wilmslow Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 78. It is one of the best independent prep schools in and around Wilmslow and one of the 4 best primary schools within 1 mile.
Wilmslow Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Wilmslow Preparatory School fees range from £3,886 (Rec) to £4,545 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Wilmslow Preparatory School has one class per year and an average class size of 15 pupils.
Destinations for Wilmslow Preparatory School leavers are one of 10 independent day schools (90% of leavers) or a Trafford grammar school (10%). Around 70% of leavers go on to Alderley Edge School for Girls, Cheadle Hulme School or The King’s School in Macclesfield. Some awards and scholarships.
The Wilmslow Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHEE, reasoning, French, Spanish. Humanities are taught through cross-curricular topics. 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, and for art/DT, science, and computing from Year 3.
Sport at Wilmslow Preparatory School
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 Wilmslow Preparatory 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 two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 2. Two choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. There may be an occasional extra-curricular performing arts or arts & crafts club.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Wilmslow Preparatory School
Gorsey Bank Primary School (0.7 miles); St Anne’s Fulshaw Church of England Primary School, Wilmslow (0.8 miles); Ashdene Primary School (0.9 miles).
Alderley Edge School for Girls (2.4 miles); Cheadle Hulme School (4.5 miles); Hulme Hall Grammar School (4.6 miles).
Wilmslow High School (0.7 miles); St James’ Catholic High School (3.7 miles); Cheadle Hulme High School (4 miles).