Brighton and Hove Prep A GSG School
- Brighton and Hove Prep
Radinden Manor Road
- Head: Mrs Cattaneo
- T 01273 280200
- F 01273 280201
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.bhhs.gdst.net
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Brighton and Hove
- Pupils: 243
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £6,750 - £9,600 pa
- Open days: October, January/February and April
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Brighton and Hove High School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
We saw Victorian washing strung across the classroom, butterflies in remembrance of the suffragettes, all these part of the creative curriculum. Head is keen to ensure pupils are not too cosy; instead they are put in situations where they have...
What the school says...
Girls attending the nursery and reception class at BHHS enjoy from the extensive facilities and the educational focus of the school environment. A nurturing, caring environment promoting high levels of independence in learning and well being is provided in this purpose built setting.
At the Prep School it is recognise that specialist teaching with specialised facilities mean that pupils benefit enormously from the teachers passion and expertise. Most of the girls make a natural progression to the Senior School, many benefitting from bursaries and scholarships.
BHHS offers the stability and assurance of quality through its membership of the Girls Day School Trust. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysWe saw Victorian washing strung across the classroom, butterflies in remembrance of the suffragettes, all these part of the creative curriculum. Head is keen to ensure pupils are not too cosy; instead they are put in situations where they have to make their own...
Head of Prep school
Since 2011, the sparky yet realistic Mrs Sian Cattaneo BA (Sussex) Cert Ed (50s). Came from over nine years as head of St Ives School, Haslemere, before that 16 years in Nairobi at the Banda School. Her son and daughter are now in their 20s. She was attracted to the Girls' Day School Trust by the attitude and dynamism of Helen Fraser (the chief executive of the GDST since 2010) and now 'I’ll never go and work in a mixed school again!'
Parents say she 'has a heart...