Joining the Prep School

Whilst most new pupils normally start in the Autumn Term, we welcome applications to the Prep School throughout the year as long as there is availability.

To request information please complete our enquiry form and we will send you a prospectus and any other information that applies to your family, alternatively you can call our Admissions Team on 01963 211010 or email:



We encourage all prospective families to visit the school either for one of our Open Days or a personal visit.

Open Days are an excellent way to get a feel for Leweston and see the school ‘in action’. You can find out dates of upcoming events and register at our Open Days page.

Individual visits provide a more ‘one to one’ introduction to Leweston and include a meeting with the Head of Prep, a tour of the school and the opportunity to meet pupils and staff.


Registration secures a place for your child in their chosen year of entry. To register, parents complete a Registration Form and pay a non-refundable fee of £75 for the Prep school. Pupils needs to be registered before applying for a scholarship, bursary or attending a taster day.

Taster Day

Following registration we invite your child for a ‘taster day’ when they come into school and spend a day with their prospective year group. You will have the opportunity to meet their Teacher and your child will be looked after by a ‘guardian angel’ (another pupil in their class who will stay with them all day). If your child has a favourite subject or activity please let Admissions know and we will do our best to plan their taster accordingly. IA night in the boarding house can be included in the taster if appropriate. You are also very welcome to contact the Class Rep for your child’s year group, a current parent who would be willing to answer any questions you might have, Admissions can provide details.


Entrance Assessment

Whilst we are a non-selective school all pupils are informally assessed in literacy and numeracy prior to entry. This is done as part of the taster day.

Offer and Acceptance of a place

A place is formally offered following your child’s taster and assessment. To accept the offer we ask you to pay a deposit and sign the parent contract which guarantees the place. A New Pupil’s Pack will then be sent to you ahead of your child’s start date.

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