Independent PRE Preparatory SCHOOL & Nursery

Buckholme Towers School is an independent pre-prep school in Poole. Located in Ashley Cross, we are easily accessible for children in Poole and Bournemouth.

We pride ourselves on putting your child first, ensuring they receive the very best education. At our independent pre-prep school we have small class sizes to facilitate more 1-to-1 teacher support, and we are proud to share the testimonials we have received from parents.

Discover more about why you should choose this pre-prep school in Poole.

FREE EARLY EDUCATION (FEE)

We offer the Free Early Education (FEE) scheme at Buckholme Towers. This government programme enables independent pre-prep schools to provide free learning for children under the age of 4. All 3 to 4 year olds in England are entitled to 570 free hours per year. You may be able to get up to 30 hours free childcare - find out if you are eligible here.

This can include:

·         Up to 15 hours per week for part time attendees

·         Up to 30 hours per week for full time attendees 

AGE RANGE

·         Our pre-prep school is for children aged from 2 years 9 months to 4 years

OPENING HOURS

·         Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 5.30pm

TERM DATES

The pre-prep school academic year is from September to August.  In line with their Free Early Education (FEE) allowance, children can attend either in keeping with the Buckholme Towers School's Term Dates, or they may 'stretch' their attendance for up to 47 weeks per annum. Prices start from as little as £20 a week.

We are closed on Bank Holidays and for one week at Christmas, two weeks at Easter and two weeks in the Summer.

ADDITIONAL COSTS (for attendance in addition to FEE hours)

·         Breakfast Club (8.00 to 8.30am) £4 per session

·         After School Care (3.15 to 5.30pm) £5 per hour

·         Additional hours throughout the school day £8 per hour

LUNCH OPTIONS

Parents can either provide a packed lunch or we can provide a cooked lunch at an additional cost of £210 per term

UNIFORM

Our pre-prep school uniform is optional, however children usually wear a BTS polo shirt with matching hoodie and joggers (school shorts and dress in the Summer).

To discuss your child’s pre-prep school education further, email or call on 01202 742871. Or book an appointment to come and meet us!