Visits & Open Days

Our next Open Day will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2022

The school wiil be open between 10 am – 11.30 am.

Visitors are invited to arrive between 10 am – 11 am

 

We would love to show interested families around our school. Families will be given a tour with one of our Year 6 pupils and this is a great chance to get a feel for the school through the eyes of our pupils. Visitors will have the opportunity to speak to a senior member of staff and have any questions answered.

Why Us?

We aim to cultivate an intimate, caring family atmosphere in which children feel secure and valued. With a one form entry and class sizes of between sixteen and twenty four children, we provide extensive care and attention, myriad social opportunities and varied extracurricular activities.

Most children join the school at age 3.5 and stay with us until they reach 11 when they leave for their senior schools. At age 11 we find that Snaresbrook children are confident, curious and courteous, with a good sense of community and a readiness to care for each other and the world around them. They have learned how to work in the ways that suit them best, are receptive to teaching and are well prepared for the next stage of their education and development.

We see ourselves as joint trustees, with parents, of the young lives in our care, bearing equal responsibility for their happiness, well being and all round development.

 

What our Parents Say

We absolutely love Snaresbrook and our Child has been very happy here! We have to thank you, the school and all the teachers for their care and attention. We will all miss everyone at the school!”

- Anna and Alex Diakodimitris

We would like to thank you and all your staff, teaching and non-teaching, for providing an environment in which our child has developed and thrived over eight years.”

- Year 6 Parent

If we haven’t said this before, let me reiterate by saying that all staff including yourself, Mrs Reading etc have been so proactive and informative, that it hasn’t really felt like the pandemic has defeated any of us.”

- Mr and Mrs Imran

We just wanted to write a quick message to thank you for the phenomenal end of term Christmas staging you put in place outside of the school, complete with snow, trees, reindeer and Father Christmas! We were quite taken aback by the amount of effort that the school made.”

- Nick and Louise Wheeler

What the ISI Say

The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent.”
Pupils are exceptionally positive and committed to their learning and they develop very successful study skills.”
School leavers are very successful in gaining places at schools of their choice and are very well prepared.”
Pupils display high levels of self-confidence and independence from an early age.”
Pupils’ social development is excellent.”
In observation inspectors witnessed…consideration, sensitivity and mutual respect between staff and pupils, which epitomise the success of the school’s aim to develop sensitivity and self-discipline within a Christian environment.”

 


Informal Visits

Informal visits allow prospective parents to get a feel for the school and to see the children at work. The tours last roughly 15 minutes with our Head and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have, along the way.
Parents are invited to arrange an informal visit by contacting the office on 020 8989 2394. These visits can be organised at a mutually convenient time to suit yourselves and also the school timetable. Please contact the school office to discuss the best time for you.

General Open Days

We usually hold two general open days during the year, in March and October.  Our next date is Wednesday 2nd March 2022 and the school will be open between 10 am – 11.30 am.  All interested families are welcome to come along, no appointment is necessary but we would ask families to arrive before 11 am please. Families will be given a tour with one of our Year 6 pupils, this is a great chance to ask any questions and get a feel for the school through the eyes of our pupils!

Early Years

Lower Foundation Stage Application Meetings

We are in the process of allocating places for our Lower Foundation Stage commencing in September 2022.  If you are interested in applying, please complete one of our registration forms and return it using the school office email address on the form.

 

Download your Registration Form here
General Application Meetings for Lower Foundation Stage entry

If you would like to register your interest for Lower Foundation Stage Application Meetings for future cohorts, please see the chart below of when you will need to have submitted your registration form.

It is from the families who attend these meetings that places for the Lower Foundation Stage class places will be offered.

Dates of Birth Dates of Open Day Start Date in Lower Foundation Stage
Sept 19 – Aug 20 September 2022 September 2023
Sept 20 – Aug 21 September 2023 September 2024
Sept 21 – Aug 22 September 2024 September 2025

Our Application Meeting sessions normally include:

  • A tour of the school hosted by one of our Year 6 pupils
  • A general talk by our Head, to all visitors
  • An opportunity to speak to members of the Leadership Team about the teaching at Snaresbrook Prep School

There is no formal testing of the child for entry into the Lower Foundation Stage class.

 

Entry Further Up the School: Upper Foundation Stage (Reception) and Years 1-6

Places sometimes become available after the Lower Foundation Stage and when this happens, we go to the waiting list to fill the place.

Interested families on our waiting list will be invited to come in for a meeting with our Head and at the same time the child will spend some time in the relevant class with the class teacher.

Offers of places are subject to our admission requirements at the time the offer is made.

Please complete and return the fom below inorder to add your child’s name to the waiting list.

Download your Registration Form here

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