Category: News

William Sitwell opens new dining room

18th April 2018

Longacre School welcomed William Sitwell, writer, presenter, MasterChef critic and editor of Waitrose Food magazine, to officially open the school’s new dining room on Wednesday, 18th April. Mr Sitwell also planted a bay tree in the school’s new herb garden, which the pupils will maintain in order to provide ingredients for the school lunches. The…

IAPS Ski Championships

13th March 2018

Congratulations to the Longacre Ski Team who competed in the IAPS Ski Championship in Passo Tonale, Italy this week. This is only the second year the school has taken a team to this event and once again the team put in a strong performance. The results were as follows: Mattie Butler – 2nd in the Under…

Scholarship Success

5th March 2018

We are extremely proud of our Form VI pupils who are celebrating outstanding 11+ exam results this year. Between them they have received an impressive 53 offers of senior school places at 20 prestigious independent senior schools, with 90% of children receiving an offer from their first choice senior school. In addition there were a…

Epsom College Creative Writing Masterclass

23rd February 2018

On Wednesday, the Form V children were invited to Epsom College for a creative writing masterclass. After a mystery tour of the campus and a hearty lunch, the pupils were set the task; compose a poem in two hours! In mixed groups, the pupils were given one of the following poems to read, understand and then…

U11 Boys Rugby Masterclass

18th January 2018

The U11 Boys were extremely lucky to have the expertise of a former England and British Lions rugby coach this week during their games session

Longacre Listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Independent Preparatory Schools

20th November 2017

Longacre School has been listed in the Sunday Times table of the Top 100 Independent Preparatory Schools in England published on Sunday 19th November. Longacre is the only co-educational prep school in the Guildford area to make the list. The ranking is based on scores in reading, grammar and maths from the SATS examinations taken in…

U9 Girls Netball Masterclass at Worth School

13th November 2017

Some of the U9 girls were lucky enough to be invited to attend a netball coaching masterclass at Worth School on Thursday. These enthusiastic young netballers visited the school along with Mrs Hall-Palmer and were put through their paces by Miss Jo Barnes, Head of Netball as well as Worth’s Netball Captain and Vice Captain….

Remembrance Service

12th November 2017

As quiet as church mice, the Longacre school community gathered together on Thursday morning to mark our annual Service of Remembrance with the Rev Sally officiating. The service began in rather murky light but as we listened spell bound to the six poems read to us by Finn, Jasmine, Aurelia, Caspar, Izzy and Henry, and sang our traditional…

Form II Parents’ Taster Day

3rd November 2017

The Form II “Woodland Warriors” were joined by a bunch of parental new recruits at the Taster Day Forest School session.

Guildford Book Festival

18th October 2017

As part of the Guildford Book Festival, we welcomed two authors into school to talk about their books, careers and their crazy characters.

Scholarship Assessment Day

Join us for our Fairfax Scholarship Assessment Day taking place on Wednesday 25th May for Year 4 and Year 5 entry in September 2022. Applicants will be assessed for academic, sport, music and drama scholarships.

To register your interest or for further information please contact the Registrar, Mrs Lynne Crisp on 01483 893225 or via email: