Hazlegrove Preparatory School
Somerset, United Kingdom
About Hazlegrove Preparatory School
Hazlegrove Preparatory School in Yeovil, Somerset, is a mixed pre-prep and prep school for students aged 2-13. This Church of England independent school offers day and boarding provision. Around 370 students currently attend Hazlegrove. The school admits students through an application process. It is part of the King’s Bruton School Foundation, along with King’s Bruton, located nine miles away.
Hazlegrove Preparatory School was established in 1947 in 200 acres of Somerset parkland. At its core is an 18th-century country house, which is now encircled by school buildings and boarding facilities. A purpose-built pre-preparatory building was opened in 1993.
Richard Fenwick will be retiring in summer 2017 and replaced by Mark White
Values and vision
The innovative curriculum at Hazlegrove is designed to encourage individuality, passion and personal development. The community-like environment helps children feel safe in their surroundings. The school hopes to inspire through its teaching methods. Students tend to exceed expectations and maintain high learning standards throughout their education.
Sport, music and drama are all important parts of the school curriculum. These subjects allow students to be creative, while partaking in sport fosters an understanding of the importance of teamwork, support and mutual endeavour.
“Hazlegrove Preparatory School is most successful in achieving its aims and in producing well-rounded individuals who are well equipped for the next stage of their lives. Throughout the school, pupils’ achievements are excellent. In the EYFS children are well grounded in the basic skills of literacy and numeracy, and these foundations are built upon as they move through the school. Their achievements in all subject areas are also of the highest order.”