Entry to Prep School

Entry into the Prep School are into the Reception Class (Pre-Prep) and Year 3 (Prep). If places are available then children are welcome to join the School at any time and follow the admission process below:

Visit Us

Llandovery College is a small, very special school located in the heart of the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside. The best way to truly appreciate all the College has to offer is to visit us and we warmly welcome you and your family to join us on one of our Open Mornings or contact us to arrange a more personal visit by contacting our Admissions office on 01550 723005 or email admissions@llandoverycollege.com

Register

In order to progress an application, parents are asked to complete a Registration Form and return it to Admissions with the (non-refundable) registration fee of £50. Once a child has been registered you will automatically be notified of the next steps in the admissions process and you will be kept informed of the latest news.

Taster Days and Assessments

Reception Class to Year 2 (Pre-Prep)

Children joining Pre-Prep will be invited to spend a day with the current class of the year group they are looking to join. During this visit, staff will assess the level to which children are ready to learn as well as their capability to socialise with the other children. Visiting children are made to feel very welcome and enjoy joining in with the day’s planned activities. Children joining the Reception Class are invited to attend a weekly Carousel afternoon in the Summer Term of the year prior to starting school. The afternoon is spent with the current Reception Class and provides the opportunity for children to become familiar with the staff and school surroundings as well as building confidence to ensure a flying start.

Year 3 to Year 6 (Prep)

Children will be invited to spend the day with the current class of the year group they are looking to join. During this visit, staff will assess their capabilities in an age appropriate assessment in English and Mathematics. The children also take part in the class activities of the day and enjoy making new friends. There are Junior Assessment Days set aside each term.

Offers

Reception Class to Year 2 (Pre-Prep)

For entry to Reception Class, offers are made following a successful visit. Offers for entry into Year 1 and Year 2 are made following the outcome of the taster day and entry assessments.

Year 3 to Year 6 (Prep)

Offers for entry into the Prep School are made following the outcome of the taster day and entry assessments. For more information about the entry and offer procedures please contact the Admissions Office.