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Voted ‘Best boys’ with SPLD Preparatory School 2023

Oxford Mail

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Looking for a mainstream prep & senior school if your son has a learning difficulty such as dyslexia?


Don't take our word for it - listen to our boys!

Bruern boys shed a light on life at school.

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Kate Walker

New Head Appointment at Senior School

Bruern Abbey Senior School is delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Kate Walker as the incoming Head in September 2024. With a wide experience in education, Mrs Walker brings a fantastic energy drive for academic development and nurturing individual students' passions.

Formerly the Housemistress and Head of English at Repton School, Mrs Walker has played a pivotal role in expanding the English department at Repton School, a co-educational boarding and day school. Her dedication to creating a supportive learning environment will be exciting to see at Bruern.

In addition to her role at Repton School, Mrs Walker has served as a Governor at Terra Nova Preparatory School in Cheshire, showcasing her commitment to educational leadership beyond the classroom. This experience gives her a rounded perspective on school governance, further enhancing her ability to lead and grow the Senior School.

"We are delighted to welcome Kate, her husband Olly and their son Albie to Bruern Abbey Senior School," said John Floyd, Executive Head, Bruern Abbey School. " We are confident that with the appointment of Kate, out of an exceptionally strong field, Bruern Abbey will continue to provide a top notch experience for our boys.

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Best Prep Head

For the head of a prep school who goes above and beyond.

WINNER - John Floyd, Bruern Abbey


Fr Simon Everson, Farleigh

Gavin Taylor, Lockers Park

Tom Dawson, Sunningdale

Nina Kingsmill Moore, Glendower

Only the Tatler Schools Awards can decide, with nominations from a variety of sources, including public votes. From this the winners are handpicked from a carefully created shortlist, overseen by our expert panel. After a couple of years hosting the awards virtually, head teachers, editors and researchers rubbed shoulders in September at The Langham to celebrate the 2023 guide and award winners.

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SENIOR Grounds

Senior School Opens

September 2022 saw the opening of Bruern Abbey Senior School.

Watch our launch video here.

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