Outstanding Staffordshire day and boarding Preparatory School
Yarlet School is considered the best coeducational preparatory school in Staffordshire and is a top, leading, excellent and outstanding independent day and flexi boarding school for boys and girls aged 2 to 13. Located in beautiful Staffordshire countryside, the school is close to Stafford, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Coventry, Walsall and Leicester. Yarlet offers a first class education and has a strong tradition of bursary and scholarship programmes. It has a Christian ethos and excellent academic results and outstanding pastoral care. There are fantastic facilities which include games fields, an astro-turf pitch, sports hall, swimming pool, art room, ICT suite, performance theatre. Pupils go on to senior independent schools such as Rugby, Repton, Denstone, Cheltenham Ladies' College, Strewsberry and Stafford Grammar School. The Headmaster lives in the heart of the school and are available to parents and children at all times. Children begin in Foundation Stage. This consists of Nursery followed by Kindergarten followed by Reception. Boys and girls then move into Pre-Prep where they study in Year 1 and Year 2. They then advance to the Main School where they have a Class Teacher in Year 3 and Year 4. Specialist Teaching commences in Year 5 when children have expert tuition in English, Mathematics, Science, Computing, History, Geography, Music, Sports, PE, RE, French, Latin and Drama. The school has an excellent reputation both in the local community and nationally. Yarlet has 100% success at Common entrance with many pupils winning scholarships in senior independent schools. Results at Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 are higher than national averages with most children being a year beyond their chronological age. Pupil behaviour is outstanding and class sizes are small. Teachers are of the highest quality and are completely dedicated to the pupils in their care. The grounds are extensive and provide a wonderful, safe place for children to explore. Yarlet School is a highly recommended Independent Preparatory School where children will thrive. The school excels in all areas and offers an all-round education which meets the needs of all pupils. The school's Special Needs department offers outstanding programmes for children who need it. Any Special Needs and learning support service provided by the school does not incur an additional charge.