Pre-Prep School


Welcome to Hurst Pre-Prep School


All Hurst schools are ambitious for their pupils and in the Pre-Prep we work ceaselessly to provide the teaching, coaching and pastoral care that will enable all our children to thrive, developing their true potential in a caring, happy, friendly and supportive community.

As you will see from the two extracts from our latest inspection report reproduced below, Hurst Pre-Prep is very highly regarded indeed.

“Pupils’ achievements are excellent overall, fulfilling the schools’ aim of providing an all-round education with a strong academic core for each pupil. Through a broad range of diverse experiences, pupils discover and develop their own interests and talents as the school intends. Pupils in both schools are developing their knowledge and understanding effectively across a range of subjects, whilst also successfully extending their skills ...”

(Schools’ Inspectors writing in 2011 about the Pre-Prep and Prep Schools)

“The overall effectiveness of the EYFS is outstanding. The calm, welcoming, family atmosphere enables all children to settle and make significant progress in their learning and development. The individual needs of children are met effectively and they are well prepared for the next stage of their education.”

(Schools’ Inspectors writing in 2011 about Hurst’s Early Years Foundation Stage, 4 & 5 year-olds)

Please come and visit the school; I will be delighted to meet you, talk about your child and share with you what the school can offer.

Ian Pattison, Head of Hurstpierpoint College Prep & Pre-Prep School


Hurst 2013 - a viewpoint:

"Our son has settled into life at Hurst extremely well, he is having a wonderful experience."
Parent of child in Reception.