Welcome to Branwood Preparatory School

Welcome to Branwood Preparatory School, where we offer superior co-educational schooling for children aged three to eleven.

As Headmaster of Branwood Preparatory School, I am delighted to provide you with an insight into the fantastic activities and opportunities offered at the School.

Whether this is your first experience of the School or if you have visited before, our independent ethos is clear to see from our wonderful pupils and staff.

Whilst based on the traditional values of hard work, academic excellence, extra-curricular music and sport, courtesy, kindness and respect, the school is also forward looking, enabling all our pupils to achieve their true potential.

The following pages will give you a flavour of what to expect at the School, including the extensive range of opportunities available for pupils both inside and outside of the classroom. Our examination results to local Independent and Trafford grammar schools speak for themselves, however, nothing can match the experience of actually visiting, seeing and feeling for yourself the friendly atmosphere and enthusiasm for learning that I believe pervades from the moment your child joins us.

I would be delighted to show you round and provide an opportunity for you to meet my colleagues and our pupils.

Andrew Whittell

Latest News


The lighting units are being installed in the new classroom. We can’t wait to see this stage of the development finished as it is really exciting.


Tapathon Success Grace danced in the Children in Need Tapathon on Sunday at the Trafford Centre as part of Miss Joanne’s Dance School. Over 33 million was raised for CIN with the help of all these wonderful dancing groups tapping across the UK!  Well Done!


Form 2 have been thinking about diversity in our PSHE lessons. We discussed what things are the same about each of us and what things are unique. They really enjoyed doing some lovely personal artwork on what makes them special individuals.

Julia Donaldson at The Lowry

Form 1 went on a very exciting trip this week. After Christmas, we will be studying the work of Julia Donaldson. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Julia and Axel releasing their first book, A Squash and Squeeze. Form 1 visited the special exhibition and had great fun exploring artwork and interactive displays. We were…

Letter Formation

Another busy week for KG1 this week. The children are getting very excited for their Nativity performances and have been rehearsing with the rest of Lower school this week. Mrs Boulton came to visit KG 1 this week to see how busy we are. The children were working hard on Phonics, matching objects to their…

School Ambassadors

This week Form 6 showcased not only our school, but also their super speaking and listening skills in their roles as our Open Day tour guides. While explaining all of the need-to-know information about the school to our visitors, our children spoke from the heart about their love at being a part of the Branwood…

Grotto Preparation

This week KG2 have been learning about cold lands during their literacy lessons. They have researched, discussed and written about animals who live in either the Arctic or Antarctic. In maths they have been using the language tall, taller, tallest, short, shorter, shortest. The children have also worked hard helping Mrs Dickinson create a magical…

The Butterfly Lion

Form 4 are really enjoying their class novel, The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo. After a boy runs away from school (not advised!), he is befriended by an old lady who tells him the story of her friend Bertie who lived as a boy on a compound in the South African veld, near a water…

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