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Cheam School

Cheam School

  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep
  • Prep
  • 200 to 400 pupils
  • Cheam School is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 to 13 located near Newbury in Berkshire. The school aims to prepare children not only for the next stage but for life beyond.

    Headmaster William Phelps says: 'Cheam is a very special place offering the brightest of learning environments. It is the perfect place to grow – we know that the early years of a child’s life are the very best time to prepare the ground for their adulthood, and our focus at Cheam is on providing the most compelling setting for every child to thrive.'

    'There is a ‘feeling’ about our school that cannot be engineered. It is an organic manifestation of an educational environment where opportunity is provided alongside reassurance, where independence co-exists with support, and where kindness is instilled alongside resilience.'

    'It is this ethos that ensures our Cheam leavers, year on year, take happiness, confidence and emotional intelligence with them on to pastures new.'

    Cheam School inspection reports

    Inspections provide parents with detailed information from which to assess key aspects of a school. Find out more about why inspections matter.

    The school was last inspected in November 2018. Read the inspection reports on the school's website.

    The school is a registered charity managed by a board of governors. Read more on the Charity Commission website.

    Cheam School Admissions

    For more information about the school, please contact the Admissions Department:
    Headley, Newbury, Berkshire, RG19 8LD
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    Cheam School Open Day

    A visit to Cheam provides parents with the opportunity to gain a real insight into life at the school and meet pupils and staff. The next Open Morning is to be held on Saturday 20th May at 10am. Find out more about Open Days at Cheam School.

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