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Durston House is a preparatory school for boys, welcoming those from all ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds. The school is proud of its diversity. It is a community in which mutual respect and understanding, fairness and opportunities for all are promoted within the framework of its Christian foundation.

School Mission

Durston House seeks to provide an education of quality and variety for boys aged 4-13, preparing them well for entry to senior school. The school aims to give each pupil a balanced education, helping him to attain excellence in academic, creative and physical pursuits, whilst guiding his social, moral and spiritual development. This is achieved in a disciplined environment within which security and happiness are paramount and with the support of a positive partnership between school and home.