“The country prep school close to London”

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Henry Knight 'Headmaster'

Welcome to Woodcote House School for boys

Woodcote House in Surrey is the ultimate family-run boarding and day school. Owned by the Paterson family since 1931, we provide a 'home from home' for 100 boys between the ages of 7 and 13. Our role is to nurture and to educate, and we believe we can do this best by providing the secure and happy environment boys need in order to thrive, learn and truly enjoy their precious childhood years.

Many aspects of life at Woodcote are unique to our school. Courtesy towards others, high standards of personal conduct and a balanced education really matter at Woodcote. Naturally it gives us great pleasure when 'Old Boys' and their families endorse our somewhat 'old fashioned' values and decide to send a new generation to join us.

This website and our prospectus offer a taster of daily life at Woodcote. We do encourage visits from prospective parents at any time during the school year and we warmly invite you to contact us so that you can experience Woodcote 'at work'.

Headmaster's Blog

cricket thru the window
  As I look out of my study window, across the Front Field and 1st XI cricket square, the rain has just started to fall. This is the first rain for a good few weeks and must therefore signal the onset of the cricket season. Our first match against Pilgrims’ is due to begin at 2:30pm – let us ho... Read More...  

The Boarders' Blog

The boys getting in to the spirit of the occasion!
After a busy first three weeks of term and a well-deserved rest, it was back to the grindstone, but also plenty of fun in the evenings. Last Wednesday a team comprising mostly boarders from the Archery Club went over to St George’s Weybridge for a competition. Between the 8 boys they scored over 1... Read More...  


Summer Term

The Summer Term sees boys from Woodcote involved in all sorts of events and activities in what looks like being another busy, term full of stimulating and exciting activities. As a Lead Ambassador School for the Hungry for Hi...

The Ryder Cup is coming to Woodcote!

We are all looking forward to welcoming winning Ryder Cup Captain and BBC Sports Personality Coach of the Year, Paul McGinley back to Woodcote on Wednesday, 18th March. Paul will be describing how he plotted and planned the...

Battlefields Tour 2015

There are places still available for parents, Godparents and grandparents on the Form 5 Battlefield Tour on the 17th-19th May. Please contact AGM for details. ...
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Event Calendar

  • may


    OPen Weekend


    Cricket v Horris Hill


    Junior Boarders ' Camping & Pizza Night


    Boarders' Entertainment


    1jun - 4

    Common Entrance Exams


    Speech Day

    6jun - 14

    Half Term


    Half Term


    Boarders Return