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Rydes Hill Preparatory School and Nursery, Guildford:
Located in Guildford, Surrey, Rydes Hill Preparatory School and Nursery is a one form entry, non-selective Roman Catholic school which caters for boys from 3 to 7 years and girls from 3 to 11 years. Rydes Hill offers nursery, pre-preparatory and preparatory programs. If you would like to give your child an exceptional start, academically and socially, with happy memories for life, then Rydes Hill Preparatory is the school for you. We aim to fulfil your child's unique potential and to exceed your expectations. Our Catholic school welcomes families from all denominations and we believe that every child benefits from the loving care and Christian values that underpin all we do.

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Nursery:
Our Nursery Department is a friendly, happy and purposeful wonderland of opportunities that allows children to find their feet without any pressure or competition. We provide a secure, caring, well-organised department in which your child’s happiness is our foremost concern. Your child will leave the Nursery Department with increased confidence and independence, well prepared for entry into our Kindergarten class.

We believe that early childhood education provides the essential founPhoto of Private School in Guildford, Surreydation for all future learning. Our children learn through play, topic work and a variety of stimulating activities, designed to evoke curiosity and challenge.

The usual age of admission to the Nursery is three years. We are recognised as an eligible provider for the Nursery Education Grant Scheme.

Pre-Preparatory:
Kindergarten 4 – 5 years
Lower Transition 5 – 6 years
Upper Transition 6 – 7 years

Our friendly, structured environment means that our pupils not only have fun learning, but through their engagement and enjoyment they also achieve high academic standards.

When your child leaves the Pre-Preparatory Department he/she will be prepared and enthusiastic for the next stage of learning.
Curriculum

We provide a broad and balanced curriculum, recognising the essential core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science, and with extensive opportunities in Music, Art, ICT, Sport and Drama.

Our principle concern is to develop inquisitive and successful learners, as we believe that this is the key to personal happiness, high self-esteem and self-confidence.

Preparatory School:

Lower Preparatory 7 – 8 years
Middle Preparatory 8 – 9 years
Higher Preparatory 9 – 10 years
Form One 10 – 11 years

Pursuing excellence through pleasure in learning. The academic objective of the Prep DeparImage of Private School in Guildford, Surreytment is to prepare girls for entry to senior school so that they may undertake entrance examinations with confidence. In this, Rydes Hill is undeniably successful.

Our approach encourages self-motivation and academic hunger. We encourage each girl to do her best, to produce work of the highest quality in the pursuit of excellence and, in return, we will value her commitment.

Your daughter will leave us with sound academic achievements, increased self-confidence, an enthusiasm for learning and a host of happy memories.

Our academic acclaim at national level in Key Stage 2 SATs highlights the fact that the breadth and depth of our curriculum is central to our success. Each day is varied and stimulating, and our pupils learn how to balance their many commitments and how to take responsibility for their personal organisation.

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Address: Guildford, Surrey, England , UK / GB
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