The Pre-Prep at The Mall School offers a friendly, stimulating and vibrant environment in which boys entering Reception and Year 1 are encouraged to thrive.

Our dedicated teaching staff and teaching assistants encourage the boys’ natural curiosity of the world around them, inspiring and guiding them through a whole range of subjects, so that each child can achieve their full potential, be it academic, sporting, creative or musical.

The Mall values of being kind, polite, honest, caring and always doing our best are nurtured throughout the school and we strive to encourage all to challenge themselves to be the best they can be.

Please note: our Reception and Year 1 classes are currently located on our main school site alongside Years 2 to 6 to help us best meet government guidance to schools regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure we can manage any future periods of localised or national school closures while following the latest guidelines on social distancing and class sizes. This means ensuring we can continue to staff smaller groups for as long as is necessary and using our facilities as flexibly and resourcefully as possible while still giving boys the best educational experience we can.  As soon as it is practical and safe to do so we will move Reception and Year 1 back to the pre-prep.

Over the summer we refurbished a ground floor classroom for the Reception class which has direct access to toilet facilities and sinks as well as to a fully enclosed outdoor area to enable the boys to have a free flowing learning area. We moved all the relevant resources from the pre-prep site to the new area.

The curriculum remains exactly the same and the boys continue to have weekly music, swimming and PE lessons as well as access to the other facilities that the main site offers.

Beyond the classroom