Welcome to Bancroft's Prep School - a school which parents choose for a variety of reasons: the balance of the curriculum, the wide range of excellent facilities, the friendly and open nature of the boys and girls, the secure and caring environment, the importance of cultural and moral values and the sense of enjoyment - the 'buzz' of the school - which is always in evidence.

Bancroft’s Prep School is a preparatory school for bright boys and girls aged 7-11 who are naturally curious about the world and ready to take advantage of the many opportunities our school offers.

The latest technology, a stimulating curriculum and contemporary buildings all provide an ideal learning environment.

This website offers a small insight into what we try to achieve. We hope you will come to see the school for yourselves and experience the atmosphere and involvement of the children and staff.

Joe Layburn

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11+ Open Morning & resumption of Minibus service

On Saturday 16 November, we are holding our final 11+ Open Morning for entry to Bancroft’s in September 2020.  Refreshments will be served from 9.30am onwards before introductory talks at 10am.  Pupil led tours will follow and there will be plenty of chances to talk to staff.  We look forward to meeting you on Saturday.

We are pleased to advise you that the roadworks directly outside the school have now concluded and the resulting traffic congestion has therefore eased. As a result we will be restoring the Loughton Minibus Service to it’s normal time with immediate effect, from Wednesday 13th November onwards it will be in the Sainsbury’s Car Park at Loughton Station from 7.45am and will depart promptly at 8am.