Why Windlesham Pre-Prep?

Our staff are highly qualified and dedicated professionals who have an excellent understanding of how children learn and thrive in a developmental, child centred way.

We encourage the children to explore, ask questions and have ownership of their own learning journey in a way that allows them to make progress across all areas of the curriculum.

″The teachers are happy and kind and make our learning exciting!″

Harry, aged 6

Inspiring Children...

Windlesham inspires children to become the very best version of themselves.

We warmly welcome you to come and visit us in person or virtually to experience the ‘full flavour’ of our department at work and see for yourselves what a superb quality education we can offer your child, echoed in our most recent excellent ISI Inspection.

Sarah Sutherland, Head of Pre-Prep

Creativity is key to our philosophy.

By thinking imaginatively and innovatively, we ignite excitement for learning and also create children who are active problem solvers. A process that is both challenging and full of understanding is far more beneficial and enriching than seeking to be perfect.

It’s vital that children feel secure and supported in their learning and Windlesham is a place where we actively encourage the children to explore and learn from mistakes, reflect on them and then move forward. Our Windlesham values also instil in our children greater confidence, courtesy and compassion – becoming people who are kind and care for others.

The children spend plenty of time outside both playing and learning. We have an incredible bush craft area in which the children have regular sessions with our very own former National Trust Ranger plus each classroom has access to additional areas for the children to learn indoors and outdoors.

Specialist Teaching

None of us can predict what the future will hold for the children and it is important that we equip the children with an understanding of how technology will have an impact on this. We have a bank of iPads in the department and technology is appropriately integrated into many of the lessons the children have. In addition, from Reception, computing is also taught as a specialist subject.

Further specialist lessons in the department take full advantage of the breadth of expertise we have across the school. The children have the benefit of specialist teaching for PE, Games, Swimming, Drama, Music, PSHE and Spanish and cookery.


″The school trips are great, we went out hunting for dragons!″

Sophie, aged 7

There’s plenty we could tell you about life at Windlesham, but it’s much better to experience a taste of it in real life.

Please come to meet staff and pupils and see the school – we’re located just over an hour from London and a short drive from Worthing, on a private estate in the Sussex countryside. Contact us to book a tour of the school with our pupils.

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