Address: Durlston Court School, Becton Lane, Barton-on-Sea, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 7AQ
Admissions Queries: FAO Sarah Burrell, firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0) 1425 610010
Age Range: Boys & Girls aged 2 – 13
Fees Per Year: £7,845 – £13,605
Durlston Court School is a private independent day preparatory school for boys and girls aged 2 – 13. Established in 1903, the school is located in Barton-on-Sea, a Hampshire coastal village about 1.5 miles from New Milton and about 12 miles east of Bournemouth. The school is sat in a large area of rural land and teaches around 300 pupils containing a separate kindergarten as well as the pre-prep and prep school.
The school has a variety of facilities within it’s grounds, including a sports hall, swimming pool, all weather astroturf and several playing fields and a large library. In keeping with it’s strong Christian ethos, the school contains a beautiful chapel which hosts many recitals and choir and music performances. All age groups within the school benefit from these facilities. There is also a thriving after school clubs and societies calendar, with a huge range of activities on offer, from sports clubs, language clubs to excursions to local theme parks.
Normally children who join the self-contained kindergarten will stay right through into the prep school and the school takes pride in it’s ability to prepare it’s pupils for senior school. The school has excellent relations with a range of senior schools in Hampshire and Dorset and the Headmaster is always at hand to provide children and parents with valuable information on taking the next step.
Durlston Court School is a non-selective private school, so there is no Common Entrance Exam or any other formal assessment required to be offered a place. Parents are required to complete a registration form and pay the registration fee with places being offered at the discretion of the Headmaster and also subject to spaces. Scholarships are available for certain areas of excellence and means tested bursaries are also available. Further information on the admissions procedure is available from the school via the contact details listed above.