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Visit our Reception

Reception Open Morning

Begin your child's education at Stonar Prep!

Our next Reception Open Morning will be held on: Friday 13 October at 9.30am.

Book your place using the form on this page and come along to find out why Stonar Prep is an excellent place for your child to begin their educational journey.  

Stonar's Prep School looks out over our vast green fields, providing space for our children to grow academically and pastorally. Nestled within our Prep School, our Reception class start their academic journey in a welcoming and supportive setting. Pupils follow 'In the Moment' learning for a child-led experience, with great importance being placed on outdoor learning. Despite having their own building, Stonar Prep children have full access to the whole school facilities, including weekly swimming lessons from Nursery onwards, and the Prep experience is enhanced by specialists teaching art, drama, music, spanish and sport. 

Our Reception Open Morning will provide families with an opportunity to experience first hand our stunning countryside campus. Head of Prep, Mr Rob Cunningham, will be hosting the event supported by his Prep teaching team and admissions staff, who will be on hand to answer any questions. 


'Excellent' - ISI


Huge range of
co-curricular activities


Wrap Around Care


Easy pick up/drop off


Subject specialist tuition & outdoor learning


Global Outlook

Book Your Place 

Please complete the below form, selecting your preferred date or call 01225 701744.

Reception teacher giving phonics lesson to a pupil

Delve into a journey of lifelong learning

With small class sizes and a calm, supportive environment, children joining our Reception class will quickly settle in and develop warm and trusting relationships. An individual transition programme will be developed for your child and your family to ensure a smooth start. 

  • Dedicated teachers deliver the curriculum as thematic units, in addition to emphasising creativity, sport and outdoor education
  • Subject specialist tuition in Art, Drama, Music, Spanish and Sport
  • Outside learning and regular Forest School
  • Pupils achieve highly, benefitting from both support and challenge to achieve their potential
  • Extensive co-curricular options, free wraparound care and a fantastic Holiday Club
  • Exceptional equestrian facilities for pupils who choose to ride
  • A progressive school with a global outlook

The atmosphere at Stonar is nurturing yet encouraging children to grow and develop and my son absolutely loves it here. He has come on so much and is really settled with his teachers and his friends. The school really brings out the best in him."

Stonar Parent, 2023


Meet Mr Rob Cunningham, Head of Prep

Rob Cunningham joined Stonar in September 2019, and has been teaching for almost 20 years. As the Head of Stonar's Nursery and Prep, Rob drives forward academic standards and individual achievement, while ensuring pupils are enjoying learning and develop a lifelong curiosity for the world around them.

"There are a number of things that I enjoy most about Stonar, but it starts as you drive onto the estate; the School has a very special feel about it and the space and sky immediately put you in a positive state of mind. This immediate impression is backed up by dedicated staff, committed and happy children and a positive community."

Head of Prep Rob Cunningham sat in a playground boat with two girls and a boy

Welcome to Stonar Prep

I feel confident when dropping off my child that they are in the best possible hands and environment!"
Stonar Parent, 2023

Two Year 5 pupils listening intently in their lesson, sat at their desk


Pupils enjoy learning and work hard.

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Wraparound Care

8am - 5.55pm

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