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Elstree School Reading, Berkshire Visit
Elstree School
225 pupils, ages 3-13
Day and Boarding

Elstree School

Stunning grounds, fabulous facilities and a classic, traditional experience underpin life at this real gem of a prep school. Loved for its family values, Elstree boosted its already significant appeal by opening its doors to girls in September 2020 – a brilliantly planned and executed move.

Well-rounded and well-mannered children bustle about the expansive 150-acre site, where academic endeavour, muddy knees and kindness are all embraced as equally enriching. As holder of a Green Flag Eco-School Award, Elstree does as much ...
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 1£3,950
    Year 2£3,950
    Year 3£6,050
    Year 4£6,980
    Year 5£6,980
    Year 6£7,250
    Year 7£7,250
    Year 8£7,250
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3-
    Year 4£9,430
    Year 5£9,430
    Year 6£9,700
    Year 7£9,700
    Year 8£9,700

    Elstree offers means-tested bursaries of up to 100 per cent of fees to new students who qualify, as well as existing students whose financial circumstances have changed. Applications are judged against suitability, both academically and with respect to wider school life, as well as need. The application process contains the usual full financial history and home visit and is subject to an annual review.

    For more information and a link to the school’s bursary policy, click here:

    Bursary contact:
    Bursar Geoff Arthur
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School Updates

  • Open Mornings - 26th February & 7th May

  • Elstree Alumni with children currently at the Prep and Pre-Prep Schools

  • Elstree School welcomes new Head of Girls’ Games

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  • How to support a homesick child at boarding school

  • WATCH: 10 Questions with Sid Inglis, Headmaster of Elstree School

  • Becoming fully co-educational

  • WATCH: Elstree Pre-Prep Virtual Tour

  • WATCH: Elstree Prep School Virtual Tour

Elstree School is
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Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5TD

01189 713302


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Term Dates

Open Days

Open days and how to visit View Open Days Register for open Day

Open Morning
26 February 2022
Open Morning
07 May 2022

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