Ranby, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 8HX
10 reasons to choose Worksop College Preparatory School
Worksop College Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 84. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Retford and one of the 3 best primary schools for 7 miles.
Worksop College Preparatory School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. Boarding from Year 2 for the very small number of pupils who board. All are weekly or flexi boarders. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the prep school to Worksop College, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Worksop College Preparatory School range from £2,990 (Rec) to £4,906 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees range from £7,434 to £7,658 per term.
Average class size
Worksop College Preparatory School usually has one class per year, sometimes two, and an average class size of 20 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Prep School pupils move up to Worksop College.
The Worksop College Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Cross-curricular linking of English and the humanities subjects through half-termly ‘Imaginative Learning Projects’. 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. Residential trips from Year 2.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, DT, and languages throughout, and for maths, science, and computing from Year 3.
Sport at Worksop College Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in orienteering, swimming.
The Arts at Worksop College Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the creative and co-curricula. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Chapel choir and some instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.30pm. Facility for occasional boarding.
Find another school near Worksop College Preparatory School
Worksop College (6.3 miles); Hill House School (14.6 miles); Mount St Mary’s College (15.7 miles); Lincoln Minster School (25.3 miles).
Outwood Academy Portland (4.9 miles); Tuxford Academy (10 miles); Wales High School (13.5 miles).