an independent preparatory school for girls 2½-11 & mixed 2½-7 years

Admissions Process

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Our admissions process is straightforward. As a non-selective school, places are offered at a first come basis. We recommend early registration to avoid disappointment.


Visiting the School

Prospective parents are warmly invited to discover the school in action on one of our weekly drop in tours every term time Thursday at 9.30am. There will also be an opportunity to meet our Head, Mrs Anne Sweeney. 

If you are unable to make one of the above visits or would like an personal visit  - be that a first or follow up - please contact the Registrar or submit a request to visit. Time will always be made for a meeting with the Head to discuss personal requirements.



Following your visit(s) and if you feel that Coworth Flexlands is the right school for your child, the next stage in the admissions process is to complete and return our Registration Form The Registration Form should be returned to the Registrar together with a non-refundable fee of £100.

Upon receipt of these, your child is registered and his/her name added to the class list for entry in the relevant age group. Your form and payment will be acknowledged by letter and the registrar will remain in touch with you to guide you through the admissions process.

For a place in our Nursery, we recommend that you register your child by the age of 18 months and for entry into Reception by the age of 3. Children entering into Year 3 in the Prep School should aim to be registered with us by the beginning of Year 2.


Confirmation of Entry

A year before entry (or earlier if appropriate), the Registrar will send an Acceptance Form together with a copy of our full Terms and Conditions and request that it is completed and returned together with a deposit of £400 to confirm your acceptance of the offer of a place. This deposit is held on account and returned at the end of your child’s final term.


Taster Sessions

Once registered, and or confirmed we will invite your child to attend either a taster session or a full taster day, depending upon their age. Children will spend their time within their appropriate age group and experience a ‘typical’ morning or day at Coworth Flexlands.

Full details of the taster day, including timings and any necessities to bring, will be confirmed with you via email beforehand.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Between what ages does Coworth Flexlands accept boys?

Q: Does the School accept Childcare Vouchers?

Q: Does the School require my child to complete an assessment or exam to gain entry?

Q: Does the School offer wrap around care for our child?

Q: Does the School run Holiday Clubs?

Q: How often should my rising 3 year old attend Nursery?

Q: What languages are taught?

Q: Which schools do you prepare boys to move on to?

Q: Where do your Year 6 girls choose for their Senior Schools?