About Us

St Edward’s Prep is a successful, happy and high-achieving prep school in Reading, Berkshire. From the youngest children in our busy Nursery, to our confident, pro-active Year 6 leavers, they are challenged by outstanding staff and exciting opportunities, and motivated in a supportive and friendly family environment.

What you can expect at St Edward’s Prep

Year-round Little Griffins Nursery – so much more than childcare, a happy and nurturing environment, where we encourage curiosity and begin building key skills

Thriving and stimulating Reception class – where children start their learning in earnest, with a creative approach designed to inspire confidence and a love of learning that will last

Wrap-around care from 8am-6pm – making life easier for busy families, including exciting extra-curricular clubs and activities

Small class sizes – throughout the school, our teachers have time to focus on your son or daughter, and support and challenge them to reach their potential

Learning tailored to every child – our aim is to discover whatever it is that makes your child tick, and tailor their learning experience to match

Broad and exciting curriculum – in an education that goes far beyond bare facts, we help our boys and girls understand the relevance of what they are learning to the world around them

Inspirational subject-expert teachers – your child will benefit from enthusiastic specialist teaching

Supportive exam preparation programme – our children are well prepared and able to sit senior school entrance exams with confidence

Excellent STEM, sport, art and outdoor learning

Friendly bus service – serving the surrounding area

Excellent outcomes – a strong start leads to great outcomes and our pupils have excellent results in entry to both grammar and independent senior schools, and are ready to take the next step with confidence.

Book a personal tour, and find out for yourself how this happy and dynamic school will get the best out of your child. Register online using the link below, or email the Registrar on office@stedwardsprep.com or phone 0118 9574342.

“Thank you for all the help you have given us supporting our son joining the school. I’m so happy we made the decision that we did.”

Current parent