The Meadowbrook Graduate - Life After Meadowbrook
Meadowbrook children begin preparation for the next stage of their education whilst in Years 3 & 4. Parents are encouraged to choose schools according to the needs of their child and our staff offer support and guidance in this very important next step.
Children are prepared for the 11+ and/or any entrance examinations adopted by the secondary school/s in question. The majority of Meadowbrook children go on to secure places at selective schools (either grammar or private) whilst some successfully continue their educational journey in the non-selective state sector.
All of our graduates enjoy the benefit of a strong foundation upon which they can build and have established positive work ethics that can often put them at an advantage educationally. Joining a larger school is not considered an adventure rather than an issue largely due to our careful preparation. By the time they are ready to leave, moving from being big fish in a small pond, to small fish in a big one is precisely what most students need! Furthermore, our graduates tend to be highly resilient, confident and resourceful in times of change.
Feedback from Secondary School staff (including Headteachers), graduates and parents is hugely positive and reinforces our belief that Meadowbrook children are well-prepared for this important next phase in their lives.
Whilst at Meadowbrook, I grew up to be a self-motivated and caring individual. Meadowbrook gives you the ability to enjoy learning, whilst becoming a strong person with morals and principles and, more importantly, someone who stands up for what they believe in. Having attended Meadowbrook for 8 years, I still regularly return and feel instantly welcomed into the loving and caring environment that the school offers to all its students.
When talking to others, people always want to know about Meadowbrook and the Montessori system in general and I always say the same thing:
Meadowbrook was, and still is, my second home where everyone feels appreciated regardless of talents and abilities.
Combined with our high standards in teaching and learning, our specific preparation for secondary school which begins in Years 3 & 4 contributes to the children’s success in obtaining places at their chosen schools. It also ensures that they settle well into the next phase of their education.
Beyond that, we know that many go on to secure places at top universities. Meadowbrook children have gained places at Oxford University, Cambridge, Bath, University College London, Surrey and Southampton to name but a few.
We are proud to see that their love for learning, fostered here at Meadowbrook, continues long after they have left.
The table below highlights the many schools our graduates have secured places at, with some securing scholarships in academics, sport or the arts.
Sir William Borlase
Upton Court Grammar
The Royal Grammar School High Wycombe
The Royal Grammar School Guildford
Gordons Grammar School
Leighton Park School
Hampton School (scholarships awarded)
Lord Wandsworth College (scholarships awarded)
Luckley House School (scholarships awarded)
St Josephs College
The Marist School
Downe House School
St Georges School Ascot
St Mary’s School
Eton (post 13 / scholarship awarded)
LVS (Licensed Victualler’s School)
Blue Coats School Reading (scholarships awarded)
Papplewick Seniors (scholarships awarded)
Woldingham School (Caterham)
Magdalen College School (Oxford)
Abingdon School (Oxford)
The Emmbrook School
The Piggott School
The Forest School