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Bronte House School (Woodhouse Grove Prep), West Yorkshire



School Details
School Crest
Apperley Bridge,
Bradford,
West Yorkshire,
United Kingdom,
BD10 0PQ

Tel: +44 113 250 2811
Fax: +44 113 250 0666

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Founded:1934

Headmaster:
Mr S W Dunn, BEd

Admissions Officer:
Mrs. Jo Amos


Accreditations and affiliations:
BSA, IAPS
Religious affiliation:
Methodist
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
3 - 11
Annual
Day Fees
£8,505
to
£11,220
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
183
Day
153
0
Full board
0
0
Weekly
0
183
Total
153
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
19
12
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Registration, Report from previous school, This is a non-selective school, Entry test or exam, Taster days, Age 3-11 is for day only while 11-18 is for day and boarding, Interview
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Senior school entry, Financial need, Music, Siblings, Academic, Clergy/Ministers

What we offer


  • Drama/Theatre
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Gymnastics
  • Rounders
  • Netball
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Touch rugby
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of services' children
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
 
 
Head PhotoSituated in Airedale on northern outskirts of Bradford and Leeds, two miles from the Airport. Normal entry for day children is at Nursery age, the earliest entry being at the start of the term in which the children become 3 but some places at other age levels are available each year, with all applicants for Key Stage Two being fully assessed beforehand. Traditional academic course based on National Curriculum plus European Studies course in French, German, and Spanish. Special emphasis is placed on Music with 75% of children receiving specialist tuition on an instrument. Dyslexia Unit run by fully trained staff for a maximum of 16 children of above-average IQ.

Sport features strongly in curriculum: swimming (all year round), rugby, football, netball and cross country during winter terms, cricket, rounders and athletics during summer. Comprehensive fixture list for all these sports. Other activities include choir and orchestra (four concerts/productions each year), art/craft/pottery and needlework, drama, computer/electronics/model railway. Children can be dropped off at school form 7.30am and over half of the children stay on until 5.00 pm, participating in extra-curricular activity, and some remain for prep and tea up to 6.00pm.

Regular field-trips and expeditions in the locality. Easter holiday ski-ing in the Alps.

National Curriculum Test results, 2010: (Percentages) Key Stage 1 - level 2+ above; English 100, writing 100, mathematics 100.
Level 3; English 67, writing 34, mathematics 34.

Key Stage 2 – Level 4+ above; English 96, mathematics 94, science 100.
Level 5; English 35, mathematics 55, science 75.
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