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Bronte House School (Woodhouse Grove Prep)

Apperley Bridge, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England BD10 0PQ

Age Range & Fees

Age Range2 to 11
Annual Day Fees *£9300 to £12360
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
Annual Full Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
* Currency: GB Pound

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
0Full Boarding0
0Weekly Boarding0

Number of Staff

Full-time: 57
Part-time: 15

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education
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Mrs S Chatterton

Bronte House is situated in a rural Yorkshire setting between Bradford and Leeds, opposite Apperley Bridge train station and 3 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport. We have our own grounds but also benefit from all the facilities at our neighbouring senior school, Woodhouse Grove.

Normal entry for day children is from two years old but there may be some opportunities to join later in the school depending on availability and a taster day assessment. We run a traditional curriculum plus additional language options and there is a special emphasis on music. In addition we have the facility to offer bushcraft lessons, as part of the curriculum for some years and as co-curricular for others.

We have developed an extensive co-curricular programme that caters for as wide a range of interests and strengths as possible, covering a variety of sports, music and performing arts opportunities. We encourage every child to find an activity to enjoy out of the classroom; knowing how beneficial this is to developing both social skills and confidence - and of course having fun.

We offer swimming, rugby, football, netball, cross country, cricket and athletics and have a competitive fixture list for all of these sports. We have an extensive performing arts programme with pupils performing in a number of productions throughout the school year and offer a variety of other clubs including STEM club and gardening club.

All meals and wrap around care are included in our fees as we recognise that busy parents need as much flexibility as possible. Children can be dropped off at school from 7.30am, with many staying after school to participate in extra-curricular activities and some staying until 6.00pm for prep and tea. We offer flexible child-care options for children in Pre-Nursery and Nursery; term time only, term time plus eight school holiday weeks and also a 51 week contract.

We provide regular field-trips and offer a number of residentials from Year 2 upwards, including a Year 6 sports tour and residential to France.

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What we offer

  • Drama/Theatre
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service
  • Dyslexia
  • MLD

Method of Entry

  • Entry test or exam
  • Interview
  • This is a non-selective school
  • Report from previous school
  • Registration
  • Taster days

Scholarships & Bursaries

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

Curriculum and Exams:

    Religious Affliations:

    • All denominations welcome
    • Methodist

    Teaching Languages:

    • English
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