Prep School


Howell's Prep School provides a first class education in a stimulating environment to our energetic community of girls aged between three and eleven.

We seek to foster a love of knowledge with the ability to question and make informed judgements. Girls are encouraged to learn independently and to recognise that learning does not stop at the lesson bell or upon leaving the classroom but that each moment of their day represents an opportunity to learn and to understand.

Enhanced curriculum

There are many optional, extra-curricular clubs and activities to appeal to all interests and developing talents. Our young musicians are well-catered for, with an orchestra, choirs, bands and ensembles. There are various sports clubs, including football, tennis, gymnastics and ballet; early morning yoga to get the day off to a fantastic start. Gardening Club and Forest School both get the girls exploring the expansive school grounds; and for budding linguists there are after-school clubs in French, German, Mandarin and Spanish.

From Year 3 to Year 6, a Modern Foreign Language specialist teaches all our girls Spanish and French as part of the weekly timetable. From Reception to Year 6, girls also enjoy Welsh lessons and the whole curriculum has Welsh flavours to celebrate the history and culture of Wales.

Performance plays a significant role in the life of Howell’s School. From the moment they join us, even our youngest girls have the opportunity to share in a wide range of artistic, dramatic and musical productions. We have a specialist music room equipped with instruments from around the world.

Pastoral care

At Howell’s we pride ourselves on our inclusive, nurturing approach. Through providing activities and resources designed to immerse our young learners in a broad range of experiences, we aim to engender tolerance, understanding and moral sensitivity.

Through our tailor-made curriculum, we teach children strategies for empathising and coping with everyday difficulties. We encourage the girls to identify and discuss their feelings, exploring ways to overcome adversities and to promote wellbeing.

Outstanding facilities

The Prep School boasts vibrant, well-equipped facilities, designed to stimulate and inspire our young learners. All classrooms are bright, colourful and well-resourced, complete with interactive whiteboards and an array of equipment to enhance learning through experience. In our outdoor classroom, we enable our girls to develop a broad range of practical skills, and in-depth knowledge and understanding grounded in active, hands-on learning. In addition, the Prep School girls have access to the superb facilities of the Senior School, which include a sports complex, extensive playing fields and a swimming pool.

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Breakfast Club and After School Care

Howell’s School offers an inclusive Breakfast Club and After School Care. For more information click here

Howell’s Holiday Club

Toot Weeks are provided during the school holiday period. For more information click here

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Prep School Parental Booklet

Click here for the Prep School Parental Booklet.



Howell's School provides tremendous "value-added" in terms of public examination results, which are consistently higher than predicted in independent assessments.

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