The leading boys-only preparatory school in the area - a Centre of Excellence to prepare your boys for secondary school
APS Nursery

Early Years - Nursery,
Pre School & Reception

Our bespoke early years centre provides a warm welcome to our very youngest boys.

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Pre Prep at APS

Year 1 & Year 2

Year 1 and Year 2 boys have stunning facilities to continue their APS Journey

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Prep at APS

Years 3, 4, 5 & 6

Our older boys at Marlborough Road as our boys grow towards secondary school

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APS Music


In a dedicated Music Block, APS provides a wide range of orchestras, choirs and lessons.

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APS Sport


APS is at the top flight of sport for independent schools at both regional and national level.

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APS Remote Learning

Remote Learning

The APS provision continues out of the classroom with a comprehensive remote learning platform.

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Nick Vernon

A word from the Headmaster

Nick Vernon welcomes you to Altrincham Preparatory School

Selecting a perfect prep school is vital, particularly in these uncertain times. Our Headmaster Nick Vernon explains why APS is the perfect choice for your son, and also what the APS experience delivers for all our boys.

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Yr 6 Destination Schools 2021

The choice of senior school is hugely important and one which we take seriously. Whether it is state or independent school, APS works in close partnership with parents to support them in selecting the school that is the ‘right fit’ for their sons. Our close working relationships with many of these schools helps inform our discussions with parents.

We are proud of the solid foundation we give our boys and our whole school curriculum allows for a natural and gradual progression to 11+ standards. We ensure the boys are thoroughly prepared and supported for their entrance examinations.

APS Admissions

We love to welcome new families to our community.
It's easy to get to join us and join APS
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Professional Associations

  • IAPS
  • ISBA
  • IAPS
  • IAPS
  • IAPS
  • Eco Schools