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Why Choose Waverley Prep School? - Quick Facts

Waverley is an independent, co-educational school in Finchampstead, Wokingham, offering education for children from 3 months to 11 years. 




Why choose Waverley Prep School?… 10 quick facts:

1. Ranked 'Best in Berkshire’ for the last 11 years based on Waverley's academic results and ranked 34th nationally out of over 20,000 Prep and State Primary Schools. Read more here about our rankings. (Ranking updated January 2022).
2. Outstanding grammar school results for Waverley's current Year 6’s. Read more here
3. An average of 21 pupils per class, with single form entry (one class per year group). 
4. Our fee structure charges core school fees and Breakfast/After School Club separately. This means that you only pay for the wrap-around care that you use. 
5. Waverley provides a warm, nurturing environment with a family feel. 
6. An education which is a combination of traditional and modern teaching methods with strong emphasis on outdoor learning and sports.
7. Every pupil in Year 3-6 is given their own personal Chromebook. This is funded entirely by the school, for use at home and at school and is theirs for their entire education at Waverley. Read more here.
8. Wrap-around care 51 weeks per year, from 7.30am-6pm weekdays. Provided through Waverley's own Breakfast Club, After-School Club and Holiday Club - managed by Waverley staff. 
9. Waverley is not a feeder for any specific Secondary School. Pupils from Waverley achieve places at the Secondary School that is right for them - including many pupils achieving scholarships to their preferred school. 
10. Waverley has been rated 'Excellent' in our recent school inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). This is the highest possible grading. 


Experience Waverley on a typical day - Video 'Through the Keyhole to Waverley'

Discover a typical day at Waverley for our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils. Introduced by Mr Mitchell, our Assistant Head.