Admissions Process

Discover the admissions process and how to secure your place at Breaside.

Admissions Process

Discover the admissions process and how to secure your place at Breaside.

At Breaside Preparatory School, we welcome applications from families of all cultures, ethnic groups and religions.  We are an academically selective school with waiting lists for some year groups and places are offered in accordance with our Admissions Policy.

Entry into Kindergarten (2½-4 years)
Children can join Kindergarten from the age of 2½ and take advantage of the crucially important early years where children learn and play in a safe, friendly and structured environment. Our Early Years Curriculum is broad and balanced and great emphasis is placed on the child’s individual needs and progress.

Entry into Pre-Prep (4-11 years)
In additional to our children moving up from the Kindergarten, entry into Pre-Prep, Reception and Years 1-6  is according to the availability of places and the meeting of our entry requirements.

How to apply

Step 1

Make an Enquiry & View our Prospectus

  • Contact our Registrar, Mrs Lucy Greaves, to discuss your interest in the school and to check availability in the relevant year group. We will also be able to send you a copy of our prospectus .
  • Alternatively, on our website you can tell us a little about your child by filling request a prospectus. Our School Tour (hyperlink) is also available to view.

Step 2

Book a Visit/Open Days

We welcome the opportunity to show you round our wonderful school and to discuss all aspects of school life and experience the atmosphere.

  • Either, speak to our Registrar to arrange to visit
  • Or attend one of our Open Mornings where parents have the opportunity to meet the Executive Principal, Mrs Nicholson, and to see the school during a normal working day.

Regular Open Mornings are held throughout the year, please complete our enquiry form to join us at one of our school events or contact Mrs Greaves (0208 460 0916).

Step 3

Register for a place

If you would like to proceed with an application, simply download, complete, and return the registration form or contact Mrs Lucy Greaves on 020 8460 0916.

Step 4


Where applicable, we may ask your child to complete an assessment and request a report from your child’s previous school. This can be arranged as we continue through the process.

Step 5

Offer of a place

If your child is offered a place, a payment of £1000 is required upon acceptance to secure your place at Breaside. This is refunded when your child leaves the school.

Welcome to a private tour of Breaside in pictures!

We are very proud of our school and pupils, and we hope you enjoy finding out more about our amazing school and the facilities that we have to offer.

020 8460 0916