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Westbourne House School Chichester, West Sussex
Westbourne House School
Chichester
353 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. 

‘Have a go’ sums up the Westbourne ethos. Kids are expected to work hard (a poster on the wall asks pupils to ‘Work h...
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  • Scholarships for senior schools

    Scholarships

    Academic9Churcher's (1), Hurstpierpoint (2), Lancing College (1), Portsmouth Grammar School (3), Seaford College (2)
    Music5 Bedales (1), Lancing College (1), Portsmouth Grammar School (1), Roedean (1)
    Drama3 Hurspierpoint (1), Lancing College (1), Roedean (1)
    Sport12 Bede's (1), Brighton College (2), Burgess Hill for Girls (1), Canford School (1), Hurstpierpoint (1), Portsmouth Grammar School (2), Roedean (1), Seaford College (3)
    All Rounder2 Brighton College (1), Lancing College (1)
    Other2 Portsmouth Grammar School (Nock Exhibition), Eastbourne College (Drama Technical Scholarship)


  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery£3,660
    Reception£3,660
    Year 1£3,730
    Year 2£3,730
    Year 3£5,375
    Year 4£6,175
    Year 5£6,300
    Year 6£6,300
    Year 7£6,300
    Year 8£6,300
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3£7,520
    Year 4£8,320
    Year 5£8,445
    Year 6£8,445
    Year 7£8,445
    Year 8£8,445




    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. Click below for further details: 

    westbournehouse.org/admissions/scholarships-bursaries


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

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  • Kids on camera

  • WATCH: Opening of the new Performing Arts Centre

  • WATCH: Westbourne House Virtual Tour

  • WATCH: Welcome to Westbourne House School from the Headmaster

Essentials

Address
Coach Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 2BH

Contact
office@westbournehouse.org
01243 782739

Website
westbournehouse.org

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Term Dates


Open Days

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Open Morning
02 October 2021


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