Bowdon Preparatory School for Girls is an established, highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3–11 years. We have an excellent reputation for academic achievement and provide the best environment for your daughter at each stage of their primary education. Our pupils thrive in a warm and nurturing environment that allows them to grow in confidence and gain independence. They achieve outstanding grades and acquire fundamental life skills, which prepare them for senior school education.


We inspire and challenge our pupils to make rich connections across distinct mathematical domains in order to develop a deep, conceptual understanding of a range of mathematical ideas. They use their strong factual and procedural knowledge to increase their fluency and to become sophisticated problem solvers.

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Literacy is fundamental to all areas of learning as it unlocks access to the wider curriculum. Our English framework promotes the development of critical and creative thinking, as well as competence in listening and talking, reading, writing and the personal, interpersonal and team-working skills which are so important in life.

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The essence of science at Bowdon Prep is to make the seemingly complicated things in nature simple to understand; to encourage imagination, questioning and investigation that drives and inspires the pursuit of knowledge of the world around them.

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Specialist Subjects

We dedicate time and effort to the specialist subject areas, ensuring that our pupils benefit from the outstanding facilities we have at Bowdon Prep. These subjects are taught by highly skilled and dedicated teachers who offer bespoke programmes which enhance and support the development of pupils’ skills, whilst offering breadth and depth to our already creative curriculum.

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