Welcome to Somerhill Pre-Prep at the Schools at Somerhill
Pre-Prep is the first stage of a child’s journey through Somerhill. We offer exciting opportunities and experiences for all our pupils in a friendly, nurturing and caring environment.
Children are at the heart of all that we do. Our wonderful indoor and outdoor learning environments nurture their natural curiosity and imagination. We deliver a curriculum that inspires young children to achieve their potential and move forward as happy, confident, resilient learners.
The Pre-Prep offers excellent teacher to pupil ratios in all year groups. Every class is led by a qualified teacher supported by experienced teaching assistants or early years key persons. The staff work hard to understand and develop each child’s abilities and interests, set high standards and encourage all children to fulfil their academic, musical, artistic and physical potential.
We develop strong partnerships and communication links with parents to help families follow and support their child’s progress and celebrate achievements. A great deal can happen during a school day and we understand how important it is for parents to be able to share this with their child.
Great importance is placed on the children’s social development. The Pre-Prep is a caring environment where the qualities of courtesy, self-respect and consideration for others are highly valued. Our emphasis on the positive understanding of rules for good behaviour helps children to build a strong sense of personal self-esteem.
Somerhill Pre-Prep, Yardley Court and Derwent Lodge share excellent facilities, including a 25m indoor swimming pool, state of the art music building, large outdoor play areas, extensive sport buildings/playing fields, computing, science and art rooms alongside classrooms in a beautiful Jacobean mansion.
The happiness of the children in our care is paramount. Our school has a warm, energetic, purposeful atmosphere. I would be very pleased to show you the Pre-Prep to enable you to gain first-hand experience of the high quality education we deliver.
Miss Zoë Humm
Head of Somerhill Pre-Prep
Please see our Admissions page to book a tour or attend an Open Morning.