Specialist Pre-Prep and Nursery Schools

Welcome to Downsend Pre-Prep Schools in Ashtead, Leatherhead and Epsom

Our three Pre-Prep Schools buzz with busy, active children. Each offers an enriched programme of activities that broaden and strengthen our curriculum. Children happily explore, experiment, and try new skills in a safe and supportive environment.

  • For girls and boys aged 2 – 6 years
  • Specialist early years teaching staff
  • High teacher: pupil ratios of 1:4 and 1:7
  • Forest and Woodland School experience – innovative hands on learning
  • Open 50 weeks a year with our Downsend Pre-Prep+ Holiday Club
  • Wrap Around Care from 7:30am to 6pm
  • Weekly visits to Prep School for swimming
  • Saturday Morning Sports Club at Prep School
  • Inclusive of lunches for Nursery (full-time and afternoon only)

and much more…

“The school has done a great job of making my children feel important and loved. They seem to have really thrived in their learning and are happy to go to school.”

Parent, Downsend School

Why Choose our Downsend Pre-Preps?

Leatherhead Pre-Prep

  • Covered play areas
  • Soft surface area
  • Large grassed area
  • Large classrooms
  • Wrap around care 7am to 6pm
  • Enriched learning with Forest School, Pyjama Drama, Cooking and Gym sessions

Ashtead Pre-Prep

  • Well-equipped classrooms
  • Large soft play area
  • Spacious artificial grass area
  • Two undercover play areas
  • Garden for budding horticulturalists
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Wrap around care 7:45am to 4pm

Epsom Pre-Prep

  • Woodland and Nature School
  • Covered play areas
  • Soft surface area
  • Large grassed area
  • Chickens & two guinea pigs in the grounds
  • Large classrooms
  • Wrap around care 7:45am to 6pm

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