The Preparatory School
Ipswich Nursery and Preparatory School provide a caring, supportive learning environment. We have purpose-built facilities, green fields and the best in sport, drama and music venues. The Prep School is in three sections: Early Years (3 to 5 Years), Lower Prep (5 to 7 Years) and Upper Prep (7 to 11 Years).
Caring for children, encouraging learning
At Ipswich Prep we offer a supportive and caring environment that encourages the girls and boys to enjoy learning, grow in self-confidence and acquire a wide range of worthwhile interests. Our curriculum is broad and balanced, and kept up to date with best practice. Our teaching is both grounded and innovative, and you can read our 'excellent' gradings in our most recent ISI Inspectorate report here.
The Prep School has a great deal to offer pupils in art, music, drama and sport. The enthusiasm for these is evident. Our co-curricular activities encourage the children to experience something new and widen their horizons. And, of course, to have fun and enjoy themselves.
Pupils also have the opportunity to learn new subjects, including Russian and Latin, that they have the chance of studying in the Senior School. And there is no better preparation for entry into the Senior School than being at the Prep. We also provide The Lodge Day Nursery. Leading the way in childcare, The Lodge offers exceptional childcare provision for children aged three months to three years. The Lodge is now the setting for our very popular Toddler Group for pre-Nursery age children, which offers a range of activities including art, craft, stories and musical fun. Booking is available directly through the Lodge.
We provide after school care with a range of pick up times available, making things easier for busy parents.
While providing the best possible grounding in numeracy and literacy is critically important, it is our pastoral care that we feel makes us special. With our care, your child can develop a lifelong love of learning.