Surrey Reception and Pre-Prep School

Surrey Reception and Pre-Prep School

About Cumnor House Reception and Pre-Prep School

Your child can begin at Cumnor House in the September following their 4th birthday. Our Pre-Prep department is all about providing your child with a stable, happy and productive start to their school days. Each child is encouraged to develop the habit of achieving to the best of their abilities enjoying and acquiring knowledge.

  • Ages 4 to 7 years
  • Wrap around care from 7.30am to 6pm
  • Wonderful Early Years environment (Purley) providing children with a bespoke transitional year from Reception to Pre-Prep
  • Teachers at Pre-Prep focus on the core subjects, while encouraging wider learning and development of individual creative talents
  • Specialist teachers for extracurricular activities ranging from French, Music, Games and Swimming
  • Regular visits to the theatre, museums and places of educational interest

and much more…

“I believe Cumnor House gives a very good grounding and exposes children to a variety of opportunities.”

Parent, Cumnor House School

Why Choose Cumnor House Reception and Pre-Prep?

Extra-Curricular Activities

There are many other specialist clubs run for your son or daughter to attend at the end of the school day. Many of which are included in the school fees and some are run by external providers and therefore payable as extras. Our extracurricular programme provides additional learning in various subject matters; from cricket to chess.

Next Steps into Boys’ Prep School

The Boys’ School provides a wider programme of learning and opportunities to discover where natural talents and abilities lie. Form tutors teach Mathematics and English but they will also have specialists for Science, Art and Humanities as well as the subject specialists they have enjoyed in Pre-Prep for PE, Games, Music, French and Swimming.

Next Steps into Girls’ Prep School

The Girls Prep School introduces your daughter to a wider programme of learning and provides her with opportunities to discover where her own natural talents and abilities lie.  Girls enter the Prep School aged seven, either from Pre-Prep or from their Junior School. We provide a broad and balanced curriculum of Maths, English, Science, History, Geography, RE, ICT, Food Technology, Music, Art and Design, PE, Swimming and Games.  Latin is introduced from Year 5.


Latest SIS Inspection Report

Our latest inspection highlights:

In Reception, children are confident communicators who are clearly proud of their achievements as they perform a Nativity play to parents.


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