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Open Days & Events

Upcoming Events

Reception Stay and Play – Thursday 18th April

Are you still looking for a Reception place for September 2024? Our Stay and Play from 1pm to 3pm is the perfect opportunity for you to uncover the ideal school for your child’s future.

With specialist teachers for Dance, Modern Foreign Languages, and P.E, swimming classes every week, small class sizes, individualised attention, and a much higher GLD (Good Level of Development) than the national and local average, The Chadderton is the stand-out Prep School in Oldham.

During our Stay and Play, you will be taken on personalised tours of the school by the Headmistress before enjoying refreshments. Individual feedback will be given at the end of the day by the class teacher for you to gain an understanding of how The Chadderton is the perfect fit for your child’s educational journey.

Your child will spend the afternoon with our Reception class, embarking on thrilling activities like butterfly printing, a hunt for hungry caterpillar treats, crafting bug houses, going on a minibeast hunt, and getting lost in enchanting stories.

Secure your spot today to discover the perfect Reception class for your child!

To book your place, please fill out the form below, and a member of our Admissions Team will be in contact with you shortly.

If you are unable to attend on this date, please click here to book a personal tour.

11+ Assessment Day – Friday 19th April

Discover the academic potential of your child at The Chadderton Prep's exclusive 11+ Assessment Day from 9am to 1pm. Our comprehensive and detailed assessment is tailored to show your child's capabilities along with areas to focus on if you are considering the Greater Manchester local Grammar School 11+ test in 2024 or beyond.

At The Chadderton, our outstanding education enables children to achieve their academic potential. A forward-thinking curriculum combined with an expert teaching experience means excellent results, and our pupils consistently gain places at their first choice of senior schools.

Our 11+ Assessment Day gives children the opportunity to undergo assessments in Maths and English to identify their strengths and areas for improvement. Following the assessment, parents will receive detailed feedback on their child’s performance. This feedback will offer valuable insights into your child’s academic capabilities and provide a clear understanding of how we can support their educational growth.

We are proud of the excellent 11+ and SATs results achieved by our pupils, with an impressive 100% pass rate in last year’s SATs and a track record of pupils successfully gaining admission to local fee-paying Grammar schools. Recent destinations include Oldham Hulme, Bury Grammar, Bolton Grammar, Manchester High, and Manchester Grammar.

Event Schedule:

9:00am - Pupil Drop Off: Our welcoming teachers will ensure a smooth transition into a positive and encouraging environment for your child where they will be tested on the key skills needed for the Greater Manchester local Grammar School 11+ test.

10.30am - Your child will have a chance to have a break and can meet their ‘Chadderton Prep Buddy’ as well as take part in a range of activities.

12:00pm – A spot of lunch and a quick tour of the school while feedback is given to the parents. Parents will receive detailed feedback on your child's performance, gain valuable insights into their strengths, and get personalised recommendations for their academic journey.

Don't miss this opportunity to uncover your child's potential – secure your spot today!

To book your place, please fill out the form below, and a member of our Admissions Team will be in contact with you shortly.

If you are unable to attend on this date, please click here to book a personal tour.

In the Garden Stay and Play – Friday 26th April

Step into our magical garden from 9am to 11am, where flowers bloom and adventures begin!

This is an exciting opportunity for children aged 2 to 4 years old to join us for some play, exploration, and creative learning. As your children take part in engaging activities, you will enjoy refreshments, explore our wonderful facilities, meet our Nursery staff and Headmistress, and have all your questions answered.

During our Stay and Play, your little ones will plant sunflowers, create adorable minibeast crafts, embark on an exciting bug hunt, explore a plant-themed tuff tray, and engage in fun outdoor activities. Don’t miss out!

Please note we have a no mobile phone policy during our Stay and Plays.

To book your place, please fill out the form below, and a member of our Admissions Team will be in contact with you shortly.

If you are unable to attend on this date, please click here to book a personal tour.

Open Day – Thursday 30th April, 9am – 5pm

Join us for our Open Day and learn all about our excellent provision for children aged 2 to 11 years old. With small class sizes and individualised attention within a happy, family orientated environment, pupils are enabled to develop a lifelong love of learning.

Explore the unique qualities that set our school apart from the others in Oldham as you witness our school in action. There will be a range of activities throughout the day, including Maths, English, ICT, Science, and Art. You will also be able to tour our wonderful facilities, meet our Headmistress, and have all your questions answered by our dedicated teachers.

This is the perfect chance to discover our exceptional SATs and 11+ provision, with an impressive 100% pass rate in last year’s SATs and a track record of pupils successfully gaining admission to local fee-paying Grammar schools.

Secure your spot today and uncover the ideal place for your child’s future.

To book your place, please fill out the form below, and a member of our Admissions Team will be in contact with you shortly.

If you are unable to attend on this date, please click here to book a personal tour.