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Pre-Prep Admissions

We understand that choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you can make. We try to ensure that we help you make that decision by providing prospective parents and their children many opportunities to visit our school and to understand our ethos and values and to experience our unique environment and to see for yourselves what makes our school so unique.

Personal Tour

We are delighted to be able to welcome you to Vinehall for a personal tour with Joff Powis, our Headmaster, and his wife Liz. These tours give you an invaluable and detailed insight into all that goes into a “Vinehall Day” and the opportunities available for your child.

Parent tours take place every weekday during term time.

To arrange a private tour, please click the link below, email us at or call 01580 883 090 and we will be in touch to arrange a suitable date and time for your visit.


“We really enjoyed our tour of Vinehall with Joff, please pass on our sincere thanks to him, we really appreciated him taking the time to walk us around the school, showing us the fantastic facilities and giving us a thorough insight into life at Vinehall. We especially enjoyed seeing first-hand the children enjoy lessons, playtime and a delicious roast lunch! We left Vinehall feeling thoroughly impressed by your school, the ethos and values, and confident knowing that Caspar would be very happy there”


"Thank you so much for giving us a wonderful sunny tour around Vinehall.  The grounds/facilities aside, we were really impressed by the charming staff.  There was a real sense of family and community which is so important to us."

Admissions Events

We also host admissions events each term, please find out about our next open event and register your attendance via our Open Events page.

Taster Days

Vinehall offers Taster Days on a date and time to suit you and your child. We can organise as many taster days as you and your child need to get a really good feel for the school. A buddy will look after your child throughout their day where they will gain insight into a typical day at Vinehall and experience our broad and balanced curriculum. 

For any family considering boarding, we also offer boarding taster experience days and nights.

When you are ready to register your child

If you would like to go ahead and apply for admission to our school the next stage is to complete a registration form.

Registration forms are available from the Admissions Team or you can download the Registration Form here

The registration fee is £75.00 for UK residents and £150 for Non-UK residents. A copy of your child/ren’s most recent School Report is also required.

Acceptance of admissions application

On acceptance of the application an offer letter is issued and acceptance form sent out. The acceptance form then needs to be returned along with payment of the appropriate acceptance deposit (refundable).