West Hill Park in Titchfield, Hampshire, UK offer Early Year Centre and Prep School. Up to Year 5 their classes are taught in mixed ability groups with differentiation to at least 3 levels. From Year 6 pupils are streamed and set for Maths, English and Science. Art, Design, Techology, ICT, Music, Dance and Drama are offered additionally. Boarding has been judged by Ofsted as outstanding. There is a firm but fair routine, time set aside for study, music practice, and quiet relaxation, as well as fun nights, and superb weekend activities. School offers full, weekly and flexi boarding. Schools has extensive sport fields, a floodlit astro hockey surface, heated indoor swimming pool, netball and tennis courts.
The boarding house has two separate wings or boys and girls with dormitories ranging between 3 to 8 beds in each. These are arranged by age group.
The boarding house has computers, a pool table, SKY TV, table football, and a private study. The boarders have access to the school swimming pool, sports hall and playing fields. There is always a varied weekend program , the number of pupils staying in depends on the activity ranging from around 10 to 40 plus. School local parents are very good hosts and often invite pupils for weekends away from school. Boarders are drawn from business and professional backgrounds in the local neighbourhood and from further afield and almost all are of white British origin. Just one-third of the regular boarding community has parents in the armed forces. The school provides suitable accomodation within the boarding house for both boys and girls who are sick or injured. Saturday morning school offers numerous sporting opportunities and on Sundays, off site visits include regular trips to a swimming pool complex, ice skating venue and an oper air art gallery. The children have access to a doctor at the local surgery.
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Name of Director: Alastair Ramsay
Address: St Margaret's Lane, Titchfield, Hampshire, PO14 4BS
Tel: +44 (0) 1329 842356
Fax: + 44 (0) 1329 842911
Rolling or fixed admission date? Rolling
Cost of tuition
7 days boarding: GBP 6 990 per term
Day school only cost: GBP 5 590 per term
Sport and culture
||An established outdoor woodland classroom based on the Forest school model provides pupils with outdoor environment. The hands on learning experiences are wide and varied and include: Sawing wood with bow saws, making wooden toys, learning tree climbing, creating natural works of art, whittling sausage sticks, den building, identifying trees, washing up outdoors.
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Individual music tuition includes: piano, cello, singing, trumpet, guitar, flute, jazz piano, harp, clarinet, oboe, violin, trombone, drum kit, saxophone, theory of music.
Activities offered: orchestra, jazz band, school production, funky flutes, guitar club, fiddlesticks, brass monkeys, community choir, chamber choir, phoenix choir, junior choir.