The Hidden Gem of West Sussex





EXCELLENT (ISI October 2018)

Born Not For Ourselves Alone (Cicero 55BC)
Non nobis solum nati

Pennthorpe School

Pennthorpe School, comprising both Pre-Prep and Prep, is the hidden educational gem of West Sussex where the happiness of children takes precedence, and success is a direct result of children’s enjoyment and engagement in an innovative and diverse curriculum. Based in a tardis like, 26 acre campus, crammed with first rate, extensive facilities and woodlands, Pennthorpe School offers a truly independent education, free from the stress of relentless examinations, and with an ability to find every child’ strengths and passions. All children are valued at Pennthorpe. Children are welcomed from 2 to 13 years in a fully co-educational environment, focused on nurturing and inspiring young people, arming them with the confidence to flourish in the world they are going to inhabit.

Nestled in the village of Rudgwick, on the Surrey/Sussex border, Pennthorpe School is situated just 8 miles from Horsham, 5 miles from Cranleigh and 12 miles from Guildford. We offer various minibus routes across Sussex and Surrey to ensure that Pennthorpe is well connected with local towns and villages.

At Pennthorpe School we encourage children to take risks, make discerning choices, to explore new opportunities and challenge themselves without the fear of failure. Whether this be joining a band, racing a Goblin cart at Brands Hatch, setting up a business from ten pounds or camping in the woods overnight: the Pennthorpe education is excellent preparation for the future and Excellent in the eyes of ISI inspectors. Come and find out for yourself!

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Pennthorpe is delighted to announce that in our recent ISI Inspection Report, ISI deemed us to be EXCELLENT, the highest grade possible in all categories and FULLY COMPLIANT with all regulations.