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About Us

Chesham Prep is a unique place and has a well-deserved reputation, dating back to its foundation in 1938, for being a friendly, family-orientated school at the heart of the local community.  Set in the Bucks countryside, it is a caring and nurturing community where the children aim high, work hard and achieve great things.

We are dedicated to delivering an outstanding education for all our pupils: through small class sizes, the passionate and dedicated staff and, of course, the specialist facilities which children have access to from a young age.  There are shared expectations for striving towards academic excellence and pupils go on to record highly impressive results in tests and exams for entry into senior schools; both  Bucks Grammar Schools and excellent senior independent schools.

There is a wealth of opportunities for individual talents to flourish in the classroom, on the sports field and through involvement in the creative arts. As our children progress through Chesham Prep, parents will begin to consider which senior schools will best suit their child’s needs in future. We are always happy to meet with parents to discuss their child’s strengths and suggest suitable future schools.

I hope that you enjoy browsing through our prospectus, but do not leave it at that.  Please come and visit us to experience what we have to offer at first hand. We promise that you will receive a very warm welcome and find an immensely busy and vibrant school where the happiness and progress of every child is an absolute priority.

Jonathan Beale, Headmaster

The school has surpassed our expectations on every level.

A parent