Top 50 Best Private School in England

Private School Oxfordshire – Windrush Valley School

Top 50 Best Private School in England

Private School Oxfordshire – Windrush Valley School

Top 50 Best Private School in England

Private School Oxfordshire – Windrush Valley School

Top 50 Best Private School in England

Private School Oxfordshire – Windrush Valley School

Private School Oxfordshire

Private School Oxfordshire – Windrush Valley School – Excellence starts here

Independent Primary School Oxfordshire

Windrush Valley Private School Oxfordshire. We believe that every child deserves the best possible start. With class sizes currently averaging 10, our pupils receive one-to-one attention, and the highest standards of education. We build self-esteem, self-confidence and independence; preparing boys and girls aged 3-11 for a successful future in either the independent or state senior school sectors. Over the last 25 years all pupils have passed their senior school entry examination and attended their chosen secondary school.

The school is ranked in the top 50 independent preparatory schools in England by the Sunday Times. Earning it the prestigious accolade of Best Prep School Oxfordshire. The school has also received an Award for Excellence by the Independent School Association.

Our inspiring and stimulating curriculum is delivered within a nurturing, supportive and positive environment, and includes; literacy, language, mathematics, science, technology, human & social, sports, art and music. In addition, adventure trips and foreign residential weeks away, further enrich the curriculum and the children’s life-experience.

All children regularly play in the school band, perform in musicals on stage, compete in public speaking competitions and sing in the choir. Our sporting pedigree has resulted in children competing at the highest level in swimming, athletics and cross country. For the last 10 years, our pupils have competed at a national level at the Independent Schools Association championship.

We also provide a comprehensive after-school programme in which children enjoy a wide range of additional activities, including; cooking, first aid, forest school, horse whispering and cycling proficiency.

To support the needs of working parents we provide supervised wrap-around care daily, from 8am to 6pm.

Our affordable fees underpins our commitment to make educational excellence accessible to as many children as possible.

If you want to give your child the best possible start – excellence starts here. Prep School Oxfordshire.

Mrs A Douglas BA(Hons) QTS

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“Windrush Valley School is top rated for all the best reasons and punches well above its weight. The achievements made by the children in this small and welcoming environment are unique and will serve them well in the future. My daughter, now in her final year, has been there since she was 3 and has been surrounded by well balanced peers and supportive teachers throughout. Whilst we’ll be sad to move on we can’t think of a better place for her to have started her education.”

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Best Private School Oxfordshire

Founded in 1951, the school is registered with the Department for Education (DfE), the Independent Schools Council (ISC) and the Independent Schools Association (ISA); it is routinely inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). Our teaching staff are highly qualified and experienced, delivering the highest standards of academic excellence and behavioural conduct.

Being ranked in the Sunday Times top 50 in independent primary schools in England is an honour we’re extremely proud of. Our ranking of 21st gave us the title of Best Private School Oxfordshire. For more information about the school, please feel free to contact us.

Private School Oxfordshire
Windrush Valley School
The Green, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton. Oxfordshire. OX7 6AN
Telephone: 01993 831793

“The classes are small enough to allow plenty of individual attention, but large enough to ensure a lively classroom dynamic.”

“The school provides a positive, caring environment in which happy and self-confident children grow and where academic excellence thrives (Independent Schools Inspectorate)”

“Pupils’ achievements, including those in EYFS and those who have SEND, are good and the school prepares the pupils extremely well for the next stage of their education. (Independent Schools Inspectorate)”

“Windrush Valley provides challenge and nurture in equal measure – a perfect environment for growing children.”

“The school is successful in achieving its aim of allowing happy and self-confident children to grow and thrive (Independent Schools Inspectorate)”

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