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Elstree Pre-Prep
Elstree Pre-Prep
Elstree Pre-Prep
Elstree Pre-Prep Reading, Berkshire Visit
Elstree Pre-Prep
16 pupils, ages 3 years - 4 years

Elstree Pre-Prep

Founded in 1993, this pre-prep sits alongside the main school within 150 acres of parkland and playing fields. There’s a designated woodland area where children spend time each week on mini-beast hunting, den building, fruit picking and willow-tree weaving; a kitchen garden; and outdoor play and learning areas – in other words, plenty of space for children to really be children. It’s made up of four year groups – Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 – and children start in pre-prep the term the year they turn three. Nursery and Reception classes follow the play-b...


group of children running in blue boilersuits and welly boots
group of children in navy tracksuits looking through a wooden fence
Full cast of the nativity play on stage
Little boy and girl in blue and pink wooly hats
Little boy sitting in a brightly coloured sheet
Little boy in navy shorts and sweatshirt running with a rugby ball

School Updates

  • WATCH: Elstree Pre-Prep Video

    WATCH:  Elstree Pre-Prep Video
  • Elstree takes its next steps for early years with Arc Pathway

    Head of Elstree Pre-Prep Alice Holifield had been looking for a more efficient and inclusive way of profiling early years’ development. When Arc Pathway was recommended by a Nursery Head friend last year, Alice approached Arc Pathway founders Helen Garnett and Jackie Harland to formulate the best solution for Elstree.
    Elstree takes its next steps for early years with Arc Pathway

Elstree Pre-Prep is
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Woolhampton Hill, Upper Woolhampton, Reading Berkshire RG7 5TD

0118 971 3296


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