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Horris Hill School
Horris Hill School
Horris Hill School
Horris Hill School
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Horris Hill School Newbury, Berkshire Visit
Horris Hill School
122 pupils, ages 2-13
Day and Boarding

Horris Hill School

Newly co-ed, this former all-boys’ prep has an enviable 100 per cent success rate for getting pupils into top public schools, and with girls now in the mix too, its charmingly traditional values are accessible to all. A school where pupils get as absorbed in play as they do in learning, Horris Hill seems adept at honouring its historic roots while keeping its eyes firmly focused on what a modern education needs to deliver. And with head Rob Stewart at the helm, it feels like the school’s future is bright. A proper down-to-earth, country setting on the Berkshire/Hamps...
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Boys playing chess in the boarder's common room
Boys sitting outside reading
Aerial view of Horris Hill
boys and girls playing games on the floor and sitting on sofas
pupils playing giant chess outside in breaktime
Girls wearing dressing gowns sitting in their bunk beds
boys and girls running outside in the woods wearing coats and welly boots
Teacher helping a boy in an art class
Teacher watching football at Horris Hill
  • Senior school destinations

  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 1£4,560
    Year 2£4,560
    Year 3£5,900
    Year 4£5,900
    Year 5£7,200
    Year 6£8,190
    Year 7£8,190
    Year 8 £8,190
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3 £11,900
    Year 4 £11,900
    Year 5 £11,900
    Year 6£11,900
    Year 7£11,900
    Year 8 £11,900

    Horris Hill offers means-tested bursaries, with the value of awards dependent on the financial and compassionate needs of qualifying applicants and upon completion of a full financial history. Any bursary is subject to annual review.

    The school also offers a fee remission to the families of serving UK armed forces personnel and veterans. For more information, visit

    Bursary contact:
    Bursar Paola Bright
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School Updates

  • WATCH: Horris Hill Boarding Film

    WATCH: Horris Hill Boarding Film
  • Wonderful World of Books

    Horris Hill School celebrated World Book Day in style on the 7 th March, with lots of book-themed fun.
    Wonderful World of Books
  • New Director of Music for Horris Hill

    Horris Hill is delighted to welcome Caspian Mitchard to the teaching team as Director of Music.
    New Director of Music for Horris Hill
  • Horris Hill Take to the Stage

    A truly ‘glorious’ performance took place on the 9 th December 2023, as children from Years 4, 5 and 6 from Horris Hill School in Newbury took to the stage with their production of Oliver!
    Horris Hill Take to the Stage
  • A Trip back to the Tudor Era

    Years 3 – 6 from Horris Hill School enjoyed a true adventure on 23rd November, with a trip to Portsmouth’s award-winning The Mary Rose Museum.
    A Trip back to the Tudor Era
  • Important lessons from guest speaker

    On Friday 17th November Horris Hill had the honour of hosting speaker and mental health advocate Dick Moore, for an engaging and informative set of talks on the topic of mental health in young people.
    Important lessons from guest speaker
  • See Horris Hill in our Country Prep Schools Guide

    See Horris Hill in our Country Prep Schools Guide

Horris Hill School is
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Newtown, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 9DJ

01635 40594


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Term Dates

Open Days

Open days and how to visit View Open Days Register for open Day

Boarding Open Morning
27 April 2024
Lower School Fun Day
11 May 2024
Whole School Open Morning
20 June 2024

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