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Papplewick School
Papplewick School
Papplewick School
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Papplewick School Ascot, Berkshire Visit
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Papplewick School
Ascot
210 pupils, ages 6-13
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Papplewick School

We’re not surprised this Berkshire school that sends around a third of its leavers to Eton every year is currently oversubscribed. A Swallows and Amazons nirvana (without the boats), it’s a traditional all-boys country prep but with added quirk, fun and an extremely kind heart. Non-selective at intake but very strong academically, you won’t find in-your-face grandeur here, but you will find positive values, enthusiasm, humour and teaching beyond compare. Close to a number of other private schools in Berkshire, set on a 15-acre site on the edge of Ascot (with the raceco...
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Boys in white playing tennis on a blue court
Swimming lessons
Boy in blue dressing gown being given medicine by matron
Boys in grey jumpers on the floor playing with a red and grey lego boat
Boys pushing go-karts outside on green grass
Boy in blue shirt sitting in class
Boys in pale blue shirts all leaning on a wooden bar with blue sky behind
Boys in pale blue shirts on the wooden monkey bars
Boys in white polo shirts outside by lavender and green grass
  • Senior school destinations

  • Scholarships for senior schools

    Scholarships

    Academic7Eton College, Westminster School, Winchester College, Harrow School
    Music3 Westminster School, Sherborne School, Tonbridge School
    Drama1 Harrow School
    Art1 Harrow School
    Other4 Academic Exhibition - Sherborne School, Music Exhibition - Tonbridge School, Winchester College & Eton College


  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2£6,690
    Year 3£8,765
    Year 4£8,765
    Year 5£9,290
    Year 6£9,290
    Year 7-
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3 -
    Year 4 £12,095
    Year 5 £12,095
    Year 6£12,095
    Year 7£12,095
    Year 8 £12,095


    Full time weekly boarders taken from year 5, but part time boarding offered (where space available) in years 3 and 4. 

    Boarding Fee International (Child Student Visa): £13,520 per term



    Bursaries
    Although Papplewick does not have a specific annual bursarial pot, the school offers bursaries in conjunction with scholarship awards. A combined scholarship and bursary award can be worth up to 50 per cent of full fees (15 per cent on scholarship merit, with up to an additional 35 per cent via a means-tested bursary) throughout a boy’s time at the school. The aim is to attract boys who would not otherwise be considering private education. Armed-forces bursaries are also available.

    Bursary contact:
    Registrar Mrs Rebecca Lindley
    sburrows@papplewick.org.uk
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School Updates

  • Papplewick Climate Change Eco Week

    Boys at Papplewick addressed Climate Change Eco Week recently with The Green Stag kicking off the week with a Headmaster’s assembly on the devastating impact of climate change and litter affecting animals.
    Papplewick Climate Change Eco Week
  • Papplewick boys to enjoy adventure based trip to Africa 'The Stag Challenge' to raise money for Ubunye Foundation

    This exciting trip for 14 Year 8 boys who have a passion for adventure and helping others
    Papplewick boys to enjoy adventure based trip to Africa 'The Stag Challenge' to raise money for Ubunye Foundation
  • Papplewick Charity Club enjoys tour of Priory on their care home visit

    Papplewick Charity Club enjoys tour of Priory on their care home visit
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang flies into town and triumphs despite the Child Catcher's best efforts.

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang flies into town and triumphs despite the Child Catcher's best efforts.
  • Papplewick Year 4 boys visit Royal Ascot Racecourse

    Papplewick is situated bang opposite this famous racecourse and shares a wonderful relationship with this historical course.
    Papplewick Year 4 boys visit Royal Ascot Racecourse
  • European Day of Languages

    On Tuesday 26th September, Papplewick boys were treated to varied workshops hosted by native parents from Spain, Austria, Ukraine and Russia in celebration of European Day of Languages.
    European Day of Languages
  • Papplewick receives prestigious Award for Innovation in Education alongside Saint Ronan's School

    Papplewick are the very proud recipients of the Alice Rose Award for 'Innovation in Education' together with Saint Ronan's School.
    Papplewick receives prestigious Award for Innovation in Education alongside Saint Ronan's School
  • Papplewick wins their International Green Award with Distinction

    Boys at Papplewick School have once again been awarded a coveted Eco-Schools Green Flag with Distinction.
    Papplewick wins their International Green Award with Distinction
  • A bumper year of Scholarship success for Papplewick

    A bumper year of Scholarship success for Papplewick
  • Papplewick boys meet Gareth Southgate

    After winning the ISFA Regional Under 11, 7 a side football tournament earlier in the year and with the opportunity to compete in the ISFA National tournament as the prize, the Papplewick Under 11 A team travelled up to St George's Park, the home of England football, to compete in the 24 team competition.
    Papplewick boys meet Gareth Southgate
  • Papplewick community charity walk for Alexander Devine Children's Hospice

    The Papplewick community - boys, parents, friends, relations and staff and families came together on Sunday 23rd April for their annual charity walk in Windsor Great Park in aid of Alexander Devine Children's Hospice.
    Papplewick community charity walk for Alexander Devine Children's Hospice
  • Papplewick Choir visits Rome and sings masses at St Peter's amongst other historic churches

    Twenty choirboys from Papplewick had the tour of a lifetime to Rome at half-term.
    Papplewick Choir visits Rome and sings masses at St Peter's amongst other historic churches
  • View from the Top: Tom Bunbury on why boarding schools have more relevance today than ever before

    View from the Top: Tom Bunbury on why boarding schools have more relevance today than ever before
  • Papplewick - Generous Scholarship Awards for 2023

    Papplewick - Generous Scholarship Awards for 2023
  • Papplewick Charity Club visit Larklands residential home in Ascot

    Papplewick Charity Club visit Larklands residential home in Ascot
  • Papplewick U11A team enjoy tournament victory

    Papplewick U11A team enjoy tournament victory
  • WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Papplewick

    WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Papplewick
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    WATCH: Talk Education's Country Preps Focus - Papplewick
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Essentials

Address
Windsor Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7LH

Contact
schoolsec@papplewick.org.uk
01344 621488

Website
papplewick.org.uk

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