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Acting Headmaster's Welcome

Welcome to the website of Willington Independent Preparatory School, which we hope you will enjoy browsing. 

Our “greenhouse, not a hothouse” philosophy enables every child to reach their own, individual potential.  We do not teach for the sake of passing tests, but to enable each boy to develop and discover themselves intellectually, morally and socially.  This philosophy reaps rewards at 13+, when our boys gain places at, and scholarship offers from, some of the leading senior schools in the country.  Academics, artists, athletes and the adventurous are all welcome and will flourish under our exceptional pastoral care. 

A Willington boy loves life and is supported by teaching staff that hold true to the school's motto non scholae sed vitae discimus - we do not learn for school, but for life.  We warmly invite you to visit our wonderful school and see why Willington is the right choice for your son’s education and future.

Mr Marcus Tattersall BA (Hons), PGCE
Acting Headmaster