Address: Wykeham House School, East Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0BW
Admissions Queries: Contact Lyndsay Colbeck on +44 (0)1329 280178
Age Range: Girls aged 3 – 16
Fees Per Year: £7,500 – £10,950
Wykeham House School is a private independent day school for girls aged between 3 – 16. It was founded in 1913 and has been at it’s current location in the conservation area of Fareham since 1986. Containing a total of just under 250 pupils, Wykeham House School is comprised of four sections; the Foundation Stage, the infants, the juniors and the seniors.
Wykenham House School prides itself on it’s small class sizes enabling it’s knowledgeable staff to really know each girl individually, creating a family-style atmosphere. The school operates a House system and there are a wide variety of activities available to all girls. Netball, hockey, rounders and swimming are just a few of the many sports on offer at the school and all girls have regular PE lessons, including the ability to take Physical Education at GCSE level as well as Dance GSCE.
Outside of sports, the school also has a range of other activities including drama productions, music lessons, art and design as well as the nationally recognised Duke of Edinburgh Award, St John’s Ambulance groups and numerous charity projects. School trips at home and abroad are a regular feature of life at the school, with recent trips including New York, skiing in the French Alps and Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
Regarding admission to the school, nursery and reception children are encouraged to have a taster morning where they can meet the teachers, see their classroom and mingle with other girls. Taster days are also encouraged for any pupils wishing to join at the infants or junior stage. Potential pupils wishing to join the Senior School are required to take an entrance examination which usually take place over two days in the January with the successful pupils starting in the following September. Scholarships and bursaries are available subject to certain criteria.
Further information and a prospectus is available via the contact details above.