Hale Preparatory School, established in 1980, is a completely independent, co-educational school for children from the age of 4 to 11. The school has four broad aims. 1. To provide a relaxed and secure environment for its pupils, one in which pupils are happy coming to school. 2. To ensure that each child achieves full academic potential. 3. To provide a well rounded education ensuring that the wider academic curriculum and extra curricular activities are regarded as crucial in a child's education. 4. To achieve a harmonious and positive working relationship with its parents based on mutual confidence and trust.