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Head’s Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to Stroud, King Edward VI Preparatory school, in beautiful rural Hampshire. We are the feeder school to King Edward VI, Southampton and offer the all-important foundations to a successful onward journey.

Our ambition is to ensure our children flourish and become the very best version of themselves. We strive to uncover and nurture talents and passions, develop strength of character and promote a deep love of learning. We are hugely ambitious for our children, but do not believe academic rigour has to be to the detriment of a happy childhood. Thriving outside the classroom is just as important as innovating within it. Our school motto is In Aeternum Intrepidus, translated as Forever Undaunted, and we want our children to be confident advocates for change and powerful contributors to society.

Our website should open a window to what makes us… us! If you would like to find out more I would be delighted to welcome you to Stroud, in person.

Mrs Rebecca Smith

Headmistress

Celebrating individuals

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Ember

Reception

She loves each day at nursery and is thriving due to the creative, caring and happy environment.

Benjamin

Year 6 Leaver

I have been attending Stroud since Nursery and know the school inside out. I have loved this school since the day I walked in.

Bonnie

Year 6 Leaver

When I joined I was worried, but I felt so welcome and settled in quickly.

Charles

Old Headboy, Year 8 Leaver

I remember my first day in Year 2. I was extremely nervous. However, everyone was very kind and welcoming to me.

Mrs Mason-Campbell

Deputy Head, Academic

I love teaching. The great joy of being a teacher is being able to live vicariously through the achievements, experiences, and dreams of the pupils.

Mr Davies

Current Parent at Stroud

Stroud has delivered in spades, I have been so impressed with the care, joy and energy that the teachers share on a daily basis – it truly is a special place.
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Stroud School at a glance

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22

acres of grounds

1,000

practical science lessons completed every year from Nursery to Senior School

2,000

logins on spellzone a month

90

day visits and residential trips this academic year.