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Milbourne Lodge or Shrewsbury House Pre-prep

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SWisbest Wed 20-Jun-18 17:58:57

Our son has been offered a place at both Milbourne Lodge and Shrewsbury House Pre-prep (which means he'll go onto the prep too).

We're struggling to decide on which place to accept.

They appear to be on a par academically and we're keen that our son uses up excess energy which is why Milbourne appeals but at the same time we are a little worried at how small it is.

Does anyone know how much sport is done at Shrewsbury pre-prep for example? I know the prep seems to have a far greater range of activities (and possibly better facilities all round?).

Any advice gratefully received!

ContributorMimir Wed 05-Sep-18 12:20:19

Milborne stronger academically by a long way. SHS is a lot of show and flashy facilities.

ContributorMimir Wed 05-Sep-18 12:21:20

PS - lots of sport at SHS but major focus is with A team boys

Kkkkkkk1 Tue 30-Oct-18 13:53:04

What did you decide in the end? We have the same decision to make for 2019 entry. My little boy appears to be quite sporty.

SWisbest Thu 27-Dec-18 18:05:21

Sorry for the radio silence...
We went for Shrewsbury. We felt Milbourne was too small and that on balance both our son, and ourselves, would fit in better in a (slightly) larger school environment. We definitely felt more "comfortable" at Shrewsbury.

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