UKiset is an online assessment that’s used by many independent schools in the UK as a way of selecting international students for entry. The assessment is currently used by around 180 British schools and is designed to test the ability of international students in comparison to those in the UK of the same age group.
In this post, we provide a list of some of the British preparatory schools that use the UKiset test.
Caldicott Preparatory School
Located in Burnham Beeches in Buckinghamshire, Caldicott Prep School was originally founded in 1904 when it was situated in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. The school is known for its academic excellence and many Caldicott pupils go on to win places at the UK’s top independent schools, including Eton College, Stowe School and Radley College.
For more information on UKiset admissions, contact the school at [email protected], or by telephone on +44 (0) 1753 649 300.
Edge Grove Preparatory School
Founded in 1935, Edge Grove is a boarding prep school in Aldenham, Hertfordhsire. It’s a co-educational school for boys and girls aged between 3 and 13 years. Located in the Hertfordshire countryside, the school campus covers 28 acres is surrounded by farmland. The school offers a range of subjects and extra-curricular activities and has extensive facilities, including science laboratories, a music school, a sports hall and tennis courts. Over the last three years, Edge Grove students have won scholarships to top UK senior schools.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Edge Grove School, contact [email protected], or call +44 (0) 1923 855724.
Godstowe Preparatory School
Based in High Wycombe, Godstowe Prep School is a girls school for pupils aged between 7 and 13. The school is known for setting high educational standards and has a solid reputation as a top UK prep school.
For more information on the UKiset test at Godstowe School, contact [email protected], or phone +44 (0) 1494 529273.
Foremarke Hall (Repton Prep) School
Foremarke Hall, Repton Preparatory School is an independent, co-educational school in Derbyshire for boys and girls aged between 3 and 13 years. The school is often referred to as Foremarke Hall, after the stately hall which occupies the school’s main building. Founded in 1940, Repton School has a large campus and each department has its own individual building.
To find out more about the UKiset test for Foremarke Hall, Repton Prep School, email [email protected] or call + 44 (0)1283 707112.
St John’s Beaumont Preparatory School
A Roman Catholic boarding school, St John’s Beaumont Prep School is for boys aged between 3 and 13 years. Located in Old Windsor, Berkshire and founded in 1888, St John’s is the oldest purpose-built prep school in England. The school has some excellent facilities, including a climbing wall, performing arts studio and IT suite. Pupils from St John’s Beaumont often win places at the UK’s top independent schools.
For more information on the UKiset test at St John’s Beaumont Prep School, contact the admissions secretary, Mrs K Masterton at [email protected], or call +44 (0) 1784 494 053.
Old Buckenham Hall Preparatory School
Commonly known as OBH, Old Buckenham Hall School is co-educational boarding school for boys and girls aged between 2 and 13 years. Located in Brettenham, Suffolk, the school was founded in 1862 and currently has 170 girls and 120 boys. The school building is surrounded by 80 acres of parkland and is located in a grade 2 listed building. Pupils from Old Buckenham go on to attend a range of public schools.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Old Buckenham Hall Preparatory School, contact [email protected], or telephone +44 (0) 1149 740252.
Packwood Haugh Preparatory School
Located between Oswestry and Shrewsbury, Packwood Haugh School was founded in 1893 at its original site in Packwood, Warwickshire. The school is co-educational and welcomes girls and boys aged between 4 and 13 years old. Surrounded by 66 acres, the school has many facilities, including a sports hall, a design, technology and art studio and an indoor swimming pool.
For more information on the UKiset test at Packwood Haugh School, email [email protected] or telephone +44 (0) 1939 260217.
Port Regis Preparatory School
Situated between Dorset and Wiltshire, Port Regis Prep School is a co-educational school for boys and girls aged between 3 and 13 years. Surrounded by 140 acres of parkland, the school has a reputation for being one of the UK’s leading prep schools. Pupils from the school, progress to a variety of independent schools in the UK and abroad.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Port Regis Preparatory School, contact [email protected], or phone Tel: (+44) 01747 857914.
For more information on the UKiset exam, have a read of our post UKiset: A Brief Introduction. To help your child prepare for the assessment, take a look at our UKiset online tests here.