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All Hallows Prep School

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All Hallows Prep School

All Hallows Prep

Address: Cranmore Hall, East Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4SF
Founded: 1938
Number of Pupils: 265
Ages: 4-18
Fees: Nursery £51.50 per day. Day £2,800 to £5,450 per term. Boarding £7,200 to £8,250 per term.
Head Teacher: Dr Trevor Richards CPsychol
Religious Affiliation: Christian in the Roman Catholic tradition welcoming pupils from all faiths and none.
Entrance Procedure: Non-selective, subject to satisfactory taster days.
Contact: Mrs Jackie Truelove
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Open mornings termly: Next open mornings are Friday 3 May and Monday 6 May from 9.30am until midday. Personal visits also welcome – please contact the admissions office.

The Curriculum

Younger children enjoy an exciting, hands-on, thematic-based curriculum including Forest School in our extensive onsite woodland. Older children work towards 13+ CE or scholarship and finish with a post-exam programme second to none, ensuring they are truly prepared for senior school.

Games & The Arts

Opportunities for creative design, art, music, drama and sport are outstanding as demonstrated by the children’s success at Year 8. In sport, we hope to instil in all our pupils a love of taking exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Pastoral Care

First and foremost, we set out to ensure that our pupils are happy, healthy and well supported to meet the numerous and varied challenges that their childhood will throw at them.  Whilst we cannot predict the future, we support each child according to their individual need. The main school house provides a home-from-home for the boarders who enjoy an action-packed programme of evening and weekend activities with their friends.

Recent Scholarships

In 2018, 65% of Year 8 pupils gained a scholarship or award to their senior school. These included Academic (11), Sport (20), Creative Design and Art (7), Music (4) and All Round (4).

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

At All Hallows we believe we are doing something very distinctive and as a result, our pupils are achieving superb outcomes. Ensuring our children’s happiness and well-being is at the heart of everything we do and we believe every child has a contribution to make to our community.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • Set in an idyllic setting in rural Somerset, All Hallows is within easy reach of Bath, Frome and Bruton.
  • Being truly independent, we prepare pupils for senior schools across the South West and further afield.
  • All children in recent years have gained entry to their school of choice.

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