Abingdon Preparatory School A GSG School
- Abingdon Preparatory School
- Head: Crispin Hyde-Dunn
- T 01865 391570
- F 01865 391042
- E registrar@abin…donprep.org.uk
- W www.abingdon.org.uk/prep
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 4 to 13 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Oxfordshire
- Pupils: 250
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: £11,265 - £15,480 pa
- Open days: Main Open Day in October but visits available throughout the year.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Abingdon School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Year 7 boys were briefing year 4 boys on the school’s collaborative jubilee project – a splendid circular mosaic of the Queen. Every child and member of staff will have had a hand in it by the time it graces...
What the school says...
Abingdon Prep offers a lively, stimulating and friendly environment with high expectations of behaviour and endeavour. The caring and encouraging atmosphere promotes independence, self-confidence and respect. Pupils flourish in a school where academic studies are carefully balanced with the creative and performing arts, sport and a wide variety of extra-curricular activities. The School enjoys a very strong academic performance with the majority of boys moving on to Abingdon, many with awards.
The Prep School enjoys a tremendous reputation for the performing and creative arts and for sport. It benefits from excellent facilities including art and drama studios, ICT and CDT suites, science lab, sports hall, 30 acres of playing fields and an indoor swimming pool. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysYear 7 boys were briefing year 4 boys on the school’s collaborative jubilee project – a splendid circular mosaic of the Queen. Every child and member of staff will have had a hand in it by the time it graces the front of the school – a cabochon jewel reserved for the headmaster to add the final touch of bling. Three very popular...
Since 2011, Mr Crispin Hyde-Dunn MA (Oxon) PGCE MA(Ed) NPQH (30s). Read history at Oxford. Previously deputy head of King’s College School, Cambridge; was head of history at New College School in Oxford. He lives with his wife, Lucy, a medical research fellow at Oxford, in the school house just down the road.
Charmingly fogeyish in his immaculate pinstripes, he presents a rather formal face to the world but has genuine rapport with...