Leehurst Swan School


Independent Co-Educational Day School

Tel: 01722 333094

Early Years General Information

Glowing inspection report classes Leehurst Swan Pre-Prep as ‘Outstanding’ in all aspects. (March 2014)

Awarded the ‘Effective Early Learning Quality Assurance Award’ 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Awarded a certificate by Wiltshire County Council for its excellent practice within the Foundation Stage 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015and 2016.

The Early Years of education are vital. We endeavour to lay firm foundations in a state of the art, purpose built facility in a wooded glade which enhances the teaching and learning environment of the children. It is spacious, well equipped and has its own secure outside play area. We are very proud of the happy, lively atmosphere which our children and staff enjoy.

School Times

The Nest

  • 07.00-18.00 Opening times
  • 07.00-12.30 Morning Session
  • 12.30-18.00 Afternoon Session (Half day sessions only available subject to arrangement.
  • Open 50 weeks a year Monday-Friday


  • 08.00 – 12.00 Morning Sessions
  • 12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
  • 12.00 – 15.00 Afternoon Session

Swans (Reception)

Swan are expected to attend full time, five days per week from 08.35 – 15.00.

After School Care

15.15-17.30 (Charged per half hour) this includes a healthy snack.

Holiday Club

Every day except bank holidays and Staff training days. 08.00-17.00.

School Timetable – Cygnets

  • Free-flow all weather play (inside and out)
  • Adult-led and Child-led initiated play


Communication, language and literacy, Mathematics knowledge and understanding of the world. Topic and Forest School Workshops.


  • Monday  French and Gym
  • Tuesday Swimming
  • Wednesday Creative dance
  • Thursday Computers (Open House)
  • Friday Cooking


The children in Swans also enjoy French, Pottery, Swimming, Forest School Workshops and Cooking.  They have ICT, Music, Gym and Games and Creative Dance lessons in the main school taught by specialist teachers.


Hot lunches and cold packed lunches are available in school for an additional charge of £3.00.  These lunches are brought into school using fresh local ingredients alternatively children bring packed lunches into school.

All daily and weekly planning is displayed in the classrooms and a daily ‘Slide Show’ on the laptop helps to provide an insight into your child’s day at Pre-Prep.

Prep School

Ages 5 - 11 years

The Nest & Pre-Prep

Ages 6 weeks - 5 years