Abbotsford Preparatory School
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Boarding Type
Scholarship Status
Day Fees Per Term
Pupils with SEN support
211 Flixton Road
M41 5PR
M41 5PR
+44 (0)161 748 3261

School Description

Abbotsford Preparatory School was founded in Urmston in 1908 as Caius House School, and moved to its present site in 1997. In June 2013 it became part of Alpha Schools North, a company wholly owned by its proprietor. The proprietor and his team manage financial and strategic matters, with the day-to-day management of the school being the responsibility of the headteacher. Abbotsford is a non-selective, coeducational school for children from 3 to 11 years. There is a nursery owned by the same proprietor on the same site, Little Gems, which caters for children from four months to four years old. A separate report is published on Little Gems Inspection report: Abbotsford Preparatory School, 7–9 June 2017 Page 9 of 12 Nursery. Almost half of the pupils come from minority ethnic backgrounds. The proportion of pupils who have English as an additional language is low. There are no disadvantaged pupils. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is below average. Two pupils have an education, health and care plan. The school website is compliant with statutory requirements. The school does not make use of any alternative providers as part of the curriculum. The school aims to ensure that every child achieves as well as they can in a safe, caring community. Since the previous ISI inspection in May 2014, a new headteacher was appointed in September 2016.

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