Welcome to Bowdon Preparatory School


Situated in a leafy suburb just minutes from Altrincham town centre, Bowdon Preparatory School (BPS) is an established, independent day school for girls aged 3-11 years. BPS has an excellent reputation for academic achievement and prides itself on providing a happy, nurturing and stimulating environment for its pupils to thrive in. We enable each girl to grow in confidence and to acquire fundamental life skills in preparation for the move up to senior school.


Our Vision and Values

Our Vision at Bowdon Prep School (BPS) is to empower girls to believe in themselves and to persevere and succeed in all that they do. Read more about our core values here.

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Meet our Girls

Our girls believe, persevere and succeed in whatever they do. We are delighted to introduce you to a selection. Please meet 3 of our pupils by scrolling through the three videos.

Extra Curricular

The extra-curricular provision at BPS is extremely broad and varied, with a wide range of activities and clubs that take place before school, at lunchtime and after school. The challenging and exciting activities support the curriculum in ways that make our children happy to learn, while enabling them to make the most of their abilities.

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Meet our Staff

Our staff are enthusiastic and caring professionals, truly dedicated to getting the best out of our pupils. We believe our staff are our greatest resource; they are inspirational practitioners who build on our continuing success and academic excellence. BPS staff have the highest expectations of every pupil and the vision and skills to make great contributions to our fantastic school whilst valuing every individual.

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