Sending your child to preparatory school gives them a head-start when it comes to later examinations. As most pre-preps naturally lead onto prep school, and are often linked to independent secondary schools, children who start from the age of 4 find the leap from year to year much easier to handle.
Independent pre-prep vs. state primary school?
While many parents opt for prep schools after the 7+, fewer tend to consider independent pre-preps when their children are so young.
Selective pre-prep education offers a number of advantages over state schools: