Senior Schools & Scholarships

Our Pathway Programme in Years 5 and 6 focus minds on competitive senior school entrance examinations through meticulous academic preparation in English, Mathematics, Science, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Preparing pupils for entry to senior school, both day and boarding.

Prince’s Mead also supports 13+ assessments in Year 6 for those pupils seeking a place at Public Schools that accept pupils from Year 9.


Prince’s Mead has an enviable track record in academic, sport, music, drama and art scholarship success and pupils are awarded places at the leading senior schools in the country.

Scholarships have been awarded from the following senior schools in the last 5 years:

AltonAcademic, Drama
Downe HouseSport
EmbleyAcademic, Drama, Sport
King Edward VIAcademic, Drama, Music, Sport, Art
Lord WandsworthAcademic, Drama, Sport
Sherborne GirlsSport
St Gabriel’sAcademic, Music
St Swithun’sMusic
Wells CathedralChoral

Maintained Sector

Prince’s Mead is surrounded by some excellent maintained secondary schools and a number of our leavers have chosen the following secondary schools at the end of Year 6:

Amery Hill, Alton
Henry Beaufort, Winchester
New Forest Academy
Perins School, Alresford
The Westgate School, Winchester
Kings’ School, Winchester
Thornden School, Eastleigh

“Congratulations on getting everyone to their first choice of school. We have been so impressed with Prince’s Mead, our daughter was saying this morning how happy she is and all the fun she has there. We shall be sorry to go and just wish it continued to 18!”