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Westbourne House School
Westbourne House School
Westbourne House School
Westbourne House School
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Westbourne House School Chichester, West Sussex Visit
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Westbourne House School
Chichester
342 pupils, ages 2½ - 13
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Westbourne House School

An idyll of all that is enchanting in childhood – sprawling grounds, woodland playgrounds, acres of playing fields, mucking about in boats on the school lake... Westbourne House has managed to bottle that elusive formula of what makes a prep school perfect: not too big (360 pupils), a small family feel, and yet an immensely large site, fizzing energy and, oh yes, top-drawer academics. With 100 acres in deepest West Sussex, Westbourne House must surely bag the award for most handsome prep. Just outside Chichester, close to the South Downs and a stone’s throw from the gorgeous...
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Boys in red polo shirts playing brass instruments outside
Three pupils crouched on the grass in front of Westbourne House
Girls acting on stage in full makeup and costumes in a kitchen set design
Pupils walking on the green lawns in front of Westbourne House
Boy in a red and white top holding a blue and white basketball
Boy and a girl in red ties smiling in a science class
Boy acting on stage wearing a brown jumper and brown tweed cap
Boys and girls playing outside all wearing grey shirts and red ties
Pupils looking at a globe on a blue desk with a teacher
Two girls playing musical instruments
Two girl and a boy wearing wellies running along holding hands
Smiley girl wearing a red and black life jacket holding a red and yellow oar
  • Senior school destinations

  • Scholarships for senior schools

    Scholarships

    Academic7Brighton College (1) Canford School (1), Churcher's (1), Seaford College (3), Sherborne School (1)
    Music1 Seaford College
    Drama1 Seaford College
    Sport11 Brighton College (3), Hurstpierpoint College (3), Seaford College (4) , Sherborne School (1)
    Art2
    All Rounder3 Hurst (1), Lancing College (1), Sherborne (1)
    OtherDance Seaford


  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery£4,295
    Reception£4,295
    Year 1£4,405
    Year 2£4,405
    Year 3£6,300
    Year 4£7,220
    Year 5£7,365
    Year 6£7,365
    Year 7£7,365
    Year 8 £7,365
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3 £8,896
    Year 4 £9,816
    Year 5 £9,961
    Year 6£9,961
    Year 7£9,961
    Year 8 £9,961




    Bursaries
    Westbourne House offers means-tested bursaries of up to 100 per cent of fees to children who are talented in academics, music, sport or a combination of the three but whose parents would otherwise be unable to afford the fees. These awards are available to pupils entering between Years 4 and 7 and are subject to a full financial review.

    All applicants sit an assessment in English, Maths and cognitive abilities, as well as their area of specialism. They are expected to either possess strong academic ability or show much potential.

    Bursary contact:
    Admissions Aline Pilcher
    admissions@westbournehouse.org
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School Updates

  • Chichester Young Diplomats Shine!

    West Sussex Young Diplomats Shine! Westbourne House Students Triumph at Mini Model United Nations
    Chichester Young Diplomats Shine!
  • 10 Questions with Caroline Oglethorpe, head of Pre-Prep at Westbourne House School

    10 Questions with Caroline Oglethorpe, head of Pre-Prep at Westbourne House School
  • Twenty-six pupils have been awarded scholarships

    Westbourne House has been celebrating the children’s hard work and genuine delight in being challenged to achieve 26 scholarships - Academic, 8; All Rounder, 2: Art, 2; Drama, 1; Music, 1; Sport, 12.
    Twenty-six pupils have been awarded scholarships
  • Hundreds of pupils at Sussex school do yoga

    Almost 300 pupils did an hour of yoga at a Sussex school this week to increase their awareness of breathing and keep calm ahead of the exam season.
    Hundreds of pupils at Sussex school do yoga
  • 'Excellent in every way' - Westbourne House gets top marks from the ISI Inspectorate

    'Excellent in every way' - Westbourne House gets top marks from the ISI Inspectorate
  • First UK Under-13 girls' cricket team sets off on tour to South Africa

    Eighteen girls from a Chichester school are set to be the first Under 13 girls’ cricket team to go on tour to South Africa from the UK.
    First UK Under-13 girls' cricket team sets off on tour to South Africa
  • WATCH: 10 Questions with Martin Barker, headmaster of Westbourne House School

    WATCH: 10 Questions with Martin Barker, headmaster of Westbourne House School
  • WATCH: Thank you Mr Barker

    WATCH: Thank you Mr Barker
  • WATCH: Pupils show you around Westbourne House School

    WATCH: Pupils show you around Westbourne House School
  • Westbourne best for 'music' in The Week Independent School Guide

    Westbourne best for 'music' in The Week Independent School Guide
  • The changing face of Saturday school

    The changing face of Saturday school
  • Introducing Westbourne House's Pupil Editors...

    Introducing Westbourne House's Pupil Editors...
  • WATCH: Talk Education's Country Preps Focus - Westbourne House School

    WATCH: Talk Education's Country Preps Focus - Westbourne House School
  • WATCH: Our deputy head on families moving from London

    WATCH: Our deputy head on families moving from London
  • See Westbourne House School in our Country Preps Focus

    Find your perfect country prep school. Whether you're contemplating a move for your entire family or want to explore the education options within a daily minibus-ride of the capital, we can help.
    See Westbourne House School in our Country Preps Focus
  • Kids on camera

    Kids on camera
  • WATCH: Opening of the new Performing Arts Centre

    WATCH: Opening of the new Performing Arts Centre
  • WATCH: Westbourne House Virtual Tour

    WATCH: Westbourne House Virtual Tour
  • WATCH: Welcome to Westbourne House School from the Headmaster

    WATCH: Welcome to Westbourne House School from the Headmaster

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Address
Coach Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 2BH

Contact
office@westbournehouse.org
01243 782739

Website
westbournehouse.org

ISI Report

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Term Dates

Bursaries


Open Days

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Open Morning
18 May 2024


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