Yarrells House, Upton, Poole, Dorset BH16 5EU
10 reasons to choose Yarrells Preparatory School
Yarrells Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 85. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Poole and one of the 4 best primary schools for 7 miles.
Yarrells Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Yarrells Preparatory School fees range from £2,975 (Rec) to £4,840 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Yarrells Preparatory School has two classes per year and an average class size of 15 pupils.
Destinations for the majority of Yarrells Preparatory School leavers are one of the four Poole or Bournemouth grammar schools.
The Yarrells Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHCEE, reasoning, study skills, 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 and visiting speakers. Outdoor learning for all year groups. Residential trips from Year 3. School participates in the Eco Schools programme and has Green Flag Status.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, drama, dance, languages and computing throughout, for art and DT from Year 2, and for all subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Yarrells Preparatory School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Tennis is a specific curriculum activity for all year groups. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold accreditation.
The Arts at Yarrells Preparatory School
Art, music, drama and dance are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, two string orchestras and five instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 5.45pm. Minibus service.
Find another school near Yarrells Preparatory School
Canford School (7.2 miles); Talbot Heath School (8.4 miles); Bournemouth Collegiate School (11.6 miles).
Parkstone Grammar School (2.8 miles); Poole High School (3.1 miles); Poole Grammar School (3.9 miles).