Sunny Hill Prep School
Bruton School for Girls – Sunny Hill Preparatory School
Founded in 1900 and set in beautiful English countryside in the county of Somerset, Bruton School for Girls is a day and boarding school for girls aged 3–18, and boys 2–7 years old.
Sunny Hill Preparatory School is made up of the Nursery School, Pre-Prep and Prep School and admits girls aged 2–11 years and boys aged 2–7 years.
Nursery and Pre-Prep
An expansive curriculum, which lays down high standards in numeracy and literacy, accommodates play, creative activity and outdoor learning. Taking advantage of its rural setting, the curriculum includes outdoor Forest School activities.
On the same campus as Bruton School for Girls, pupils aged 7-11 benefit from top-class facilities including the professionally equipped studio theatre, science laboratories, AstroTurf pitch, dance studio, gymnasium, tennis courts and a solar-panel-heated outdoor swimming pool (swimming is available all year round).
The School has its own unique Nature Reserve and girls are offered an eco-activities programme building upon Forest School.
Pastoral support and extracurricular pursuits
Girls can board from the age of seven. Small form-groups positively influence self-esteem and motivation.
Clubs and activities include horse riding, ballet, dance and gymnastics. Pupils can choose to learn a musical instrument with many varieties available. Sporting activities include, judo, archery, netball, athletics, tennis and hockey.
‘It’s lovely and very friendly. She boards for one week a year and she looks forward to it. She loves to get away from home. Boarding is structured in a polite and quiet way. The sporty girls do “sporty stuff” and there are options to do gym and indoor sport’