Welcome to our School

We are a happy and successful independent preparatory school for boys and girls, aged 3 to 11 in Caversham, Reading. Tel: +44(0)1189 478 684 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

We have just had our Independent Schools Inspection where Achievement and Learning were judged to be Excellent. At the age of 11, our results in national tests have been Exceptional.  Our results at the age of seven are well above the national average, with results in mathematics being Exceptional. In 2013, (our last SATs results) all subjects were Exceptional when judged against National Data. Across the whole school pupils make an Excellent and sometimes an Exceptional rate of progress relative to the average for pupils of similar ability. Early Years Provision, Attainment and Progress are all Excellent. The Quality of our Teaching is Excellent. Planning and Quality of Marking is Excellent. Curriculum and Extra-Curricular Provision is Excellent. Our Pastoral Care is Excellent. Leadership and Management is Excellent. Relationship and Communication with our Parents is Excellent. Our pupils have Excellent Personal Development; Attitudes to Learning; and Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development. Please read the full report for further details. This year three Academic and two Art Scholarships have been offered to Queen Anne’s School, The Abbey School and St Joseph’s College.


100% of Parents who replied to the questionnaire (74 parents out of 89 children) said: their children are happy at school; their children feel safe at school; they are pleased with the progress that their children make at school; the school achieves high standards of behaviour; is well led and managed; would recommend the school to another parent.


“This is a perfect school and I wouldn’t want to change anything about it.” Year 6 child to the Lead Inspector.

Outstanding Ofsted 2007-2008