Aims & Ethos
Durston House is a preparatory school for pupils, welcoming those from all ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds. The school is proud of its diversity. It is a community where mutual respect and understanding, fairness and opportunities for all, matters.
Durston House seeks to provide an education of quality and variety for boys aged 4-13, preparing them well for entry to senior school. From September 2023, Durston House will be going co-ed welcoming boys and girls from 3-13 years of age. The school aims to give each pupil a balanced education, helping him to attain excellence in academic, creative and physical pursuits, whilst guiding their 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.