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Homefield Prep School

Homefield Prep School

Sutton  |  300 day boys  | 4-13 years

Homefield Prep School is an independent day school for boys aged 4 to 13 in Sutton. Founded in 1870 the school celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.

As one of the oldest prep schools in England, Homefield Prep School has always been renowned for its academic success and family atmosphere. A safe and happy environment, with a real depth of specialist teaching ensures the fulfilment of our boys’ individual potential. We offer a truly cosmopolitan school, our rich diversity is a real strength. We believe that a great education should be aimed at knowledge and skill, but also character. Our boys not only ‘do well’ but ‘do good’; this is our mission.

Our academic success and scholarship rates are exceptional. At Homefield Prep School we produce well-rounded boys who go on to some of the very best senior schools in the country. In 2020 our boys received a phenomenal 27 grammar school offers. An additional 26 offers were made to our boys from the Top 30 Independent Day Schools in London (Sunday Times Parent Power). Plus 33 offers were also awarded to Independent Boarding and Day Schools in Surrey and Berkshire. Once again, this year we had 100% pass rate at Common Entrance, 64% A* and A grades.

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As well as academics, personal interests and passions are cultivated at Homefield; whether they are artistic, linguistic, sporting or social. We challenge our boys and are very ambitious for each and every one of them. These expectations are not around undue pressure to pass exams. We encourage a young ‘renaissance man’, that enlightened individual who “can do all things if he will”. Depth and breadth are baked into our mix, all the way from our Pre-Prep right up to our teenage boys. ‘Creative’ subjects, like music flourish, but so do creative mind-sets and attitudes toward learning, questioning, toward being inquisitive and inventive.

As a charitable trust since the 1960s, a keen sense of civic and community responsibility is important to us. From an early age, our boys learn what good citizenship looks like. We believe that positive values influence character and attitude. In the 21st century it’s more important than ever for our boys to feel rooted within a strong moral community and to benefit from being part of a bigger picture. They will make loyal friends here who, we hope, will stay by their side for life.

The Covid-19 crisis allowed our community to show its true mettle. Our response was emphatic. No boy was left behind. We provided Key Worker provision and a depth and range of online and live learning to raise the bar in each and every area of academics. Likewise with wellbeing, we provided enhanced support, both 1:1 and for groups, wherever needed.

‘We are very happy with our choice of Homefield Prep for a solid, well-rounded education for our son. It’s just the foundation we were after to set him on his educational path. His confidence has soared. He has been exposed to a wide range of sports, musical instruments and other activities. He’s formed strong bonds with friends and above all he is happy. The excellent education he receives is the icing on the cake!’

Homefield Junior Department Parent


Why Homefield Prep School is the perfect choice for your son:

  • Exciting curriculum specifically designed for boys
  • Exceptional academic success (Grammar school offers and scholarships)
  • Depth of specialist teaching
  • Happy, well rounded and polite boys
  • Founded 150 years ago – one of the oldest boys’ prep schools in England
  • Prepared and responsive to Covid-19
  • £7 million investment underway to provide the highest facilities for our boys

Homefield Prep School


Western Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2TE


Mr John Towers, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., P.G.C.E., N.P.Q.H., F.R.S.A.


300 day boys


4-13 years


Reception – £3,100 | Year 1 & Year 2 – £3,850 | Years 3 – 8 – £4,550


From birth, £100 fee Register online


If you wish to find out more about Homefield Prep, then let us extend a warm invitation for you to make a personal visit to meet us. This is by far the best way to discover all that our school has to offer. Come and talk to our boys, we are forever delighted by their energy, joy and compassion. Email or call 020 8642 0965 to arrange a visit.

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