High academic standards and excellent specialist teaching in every year group sit alongside opportunities to experience a wealth of new activities and skills – always underpinned by outstanding individualised pastoral support.
60+

clubs and activities

24

nationalities

120+

music lessons per week

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Welcome to Headington Prep

Headington Prep School is a place filled with warmth, happiness and learning where truly wonderful things happen. With superb modern facilities, specialist teachers who relish every opportunity to enrich a child’s learning experience and a truly holistic approach, it's a fantastic place to start your daughter’s educational journey.

Mrs Jane Crouch
Head of Prep, MA, NPQH

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Planting the Seeds of Learning

Your daughter will learn from first-rate teachers, experts in their subject areas, who will help draw out her talent, challenge her and support her to realise her full potential.

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Educating the whole child

Learning at Headington Prep happens everywhere! With more than 60 activities to choose from, girls can learn new sports and skills, develop their creative side or challenge their minds and bodies in new and exciting ways to enrich their educational experience.

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The Headington Prep School Leadership Team

Head of Prep

Mrs Jane Crouch

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    Mrs Jane Crouch
Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning)

Miss Caroline Crookes

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    Miss Caroline Crookes
Deputy Head (Pastoral Care)

Mrs Tessa Davey

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    Mrs Tessa Davey
Head of Early Years

Miss Ruth Sibly

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    Miss Ruth Sibly
Assistant Head - Operations

Mrs Edwina West

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    Mrs Edwina West
Head of Key Stage 1

Mrs Joanna Haynes

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    Mrs Joanna Haynes
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Our Facilities

Located just one mile away from Oxford city centre, Headington Prep School is set in its own leafy green, secluded four-acre site. Girls benefit from state-of-the-art facilities including a fantastic Theatre, Sports Hall, Science Lab, Library, ICT Suite, Art and Food & Nutrition Room and Music Department.

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Entry to Senior School

We are always thinking about making sure your daughter is ready for her individual next steps. We know our girls really well and prepare for a seamless transition to the Senior School, meaning girls can really make the most of all Year 6 has to offer without the added pressure of entrance exams. Your daughter will visit the Senior School site regularly for activities including Forest School, Swimming and Games. More than 90 per cent of girls choose to stay but for the small number for whom it’s not the right choice, we will support them in their journey.

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Scholarships to Senior Schools

We are delighted to work with a significant number of girls each year who show truly exceptional abilities or potential in a particular area.

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Happening at Headington

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Looking to join Headington Prep?

The best way to find out if Headington Prep is right for your daughter is to come and visit! We hold termly open mornings and regular individual visits and would be delighted to welcome you and your daughter.

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Speak to our friendly Admissions Team

Prep School Admissions
(Nursery to Year 6)

Mrs Eloise Hepple

01865 759855
Senior School Admissions
11+ and 12+ (Years 7 and 8)

Mrs Colleen Devine

01865 759872
Senior School Admissions
13+ and 14+ (Years 9 and 10)

Mrs Charlotte Roberts

01865 759861
Registrar
16+ (Year 12)

Mrs Amy Price

01865 759113
International Registrar
Overseas applications

Mrs Anna Wrigley

+44 (0) 1865 759116
Director of Marketing and Admissions

Mrs Julia Mullen