The Downs Malvern

Co-educational Preparatory School
"Where children are encouraged to use their initiative and to keep their minds and eyes wide open. It is very special… an unforgettable experience” A current parent

The Downs Malvern is a very impressive day, weekly, flexi- and full-boarding Prep School for girls and boys aged 3 – 13. It is set within its own beautiful 55-acre campus, in the village of Colwall, on the western edge of the Malvern Hills.


Pupils throughout the school benefit from excellent teaching alongside superb extra-curricular, boarding and sports facilities, including a multi-million pound Sports hall, junior and senior Science laboratories, a Design Technology suite, Art studio, Music School and all-weather sports pitch.

Our newly refurbished IT suite has recently welcomed 16 new HPEnvy 23 computers and a master HPEnvy 27 computer. There are also iPads which enable greater flexibility of facilities.

The School offers a broad and balanced curriculum in the belief that pupils thrive on challenge and discovery. There is also an extensive ‘Hobbies’ and ‘Activities’ programme from which all pupils find something to enthuse and inspire them. This includes the ‘Downs Light Railway’ – the oldest privately owned miniature railway in the world!



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The Downs Malvern
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HeadMr. Alastair (Sam) Cook
School TypePrep co-education school
Junior Age3 - 13
AcademicGCSE: No
Alevel: No
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Jnr Boarding Fees£5,432.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£7,157.00 per term
Forces DiscountSubstantial
Total Students260
Youngest Boarder8
Junior Boarders50
Int'l Students30
Closest Airport 1Birmingham (80km)
Closest Airport 2Heathrow (200km)
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