Welcome to Oakfields Preparatory School.

We are a happy and vibrant independent day school in Upminster, Essex, offering a bespoke, holistic education for boys and girls, aged 3 to 11. We are delighted to be rated ‘excellent in all areas’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

We believe that learning should be exciting and fun and we strive to be truly innovative and forward-thinking. Alongside a strong academic ethos, we offer an energetic and diverse range of extra-curricular activities, along with enrichment programmes dedicated to increasing learning opportunities for all children.

Find out more about whether an Oakfields education is right for your child:

Our Exceptional Nursery

We understand that parents want to give their children the best possible start in life and our vibrant and nurturing Nursery, now located in our brand new Early Years Village, offers children the opportunity to take their first steps on their educational journey in a warm and nurturing environment.

Academic Excellence at every Key Stage

Our approach to teaching and learning means that every child benefits from our enhanced curriculum, typically working one year ahead, rapidly making progress, challenging themselves to keep learning, be curious and take on new subjects with enthusiasm.

Opportunities to excel

We are committed to providing an inspiring and empowering learning environment, where every child achieves their full potential, be it academic, sporting, creative or musical. We offer a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities in Sport, Music, Languages and the Arts.

Excellent preparation for future destinations

We are proud of our reputation for supporting our pupils to achieve outstanding results and entry to some of the best Senior Schools in the country, often obtaining a scholarship to do so. Our preparation is both supportive and thorough, meaning that children approach assessments with a positive mindset and achieve highly.

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