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Reception (4 to 5)

Reception at Oakfields.

As your child takes their first steps along the exciting journey of starting school, our highly skilled and motivated staff will nurture them through their crucial early years.

Continuing to follow an enhanced EYFS curriculum, all children have the opportunity to learn at their own pace and to flourish. Well-qualified, dedicated and experienced teachers deliver a vibrant, diverse and exciting curriculum.

Giving your child an exceptional start.

Come and discover Oakfields Preparatory School.

Facilities & Location

The perfect setting for your child to begin their education.

Our indoor classrooms are bright and spacious, and the children have a wonderful outdoor play area and access to the school’s extensive grounds. Alongside the curriculum, they also have access to specialist teachers in Music, P.E., Spanish, Swimming and Forest School.

Our small class sizes and excellent pupil teacher ratios means we can focus on teaching small groups, with clearly differentiated work, to ensure your child is taught at the correct pace for their ability.


A richly diverse curriculum.

Learning is fun at Oakfields and our teachers, together with our specialist staff, engage with pupils to encourage self-confidence, curiosity, independence and a sense of responsibility, laying the best possible foundations for positive learning in the future.

Our children follow a specifically-tailored and richly diverse curriculum, flavoured with the many positive influences and ideals of Preparatory teaching, which allows children to grow naturally, retain their individuality and develop their unique personalities.

The EYFS is made up of seven areas of learning. The three prime areas are:
The four specific areas of learning are:
Pupils are confident to be themselves, effectively supported by teachers who praise and celebrate their achievements.

– ISI Inspection Report 2022

A unique learning experience.

Oakfields Prep is a happy and vibrant independent day school in Upminster, offering a bespoke and holistic education.


2½ - 4 years old


4 - 5 years old


5 - 8 years old


8 - 11 years old

Private School in Upminster, Essex – Oakfields School

Enquiries :01708 256721