Moreton First Welcome

Moreton First is the preparatory school of Moreton Hall, sharing not only its extensive facilities but also a commitment to nurture and celebrate the talents of each child.

We are proud that we offer boys and girls a unique start to their education, ensuring academic rigour goes hand in hand with encouragement to achieve success in all creative and sporting fields. 

By combining the best of traditional educational methods with exciting initiatives we have created a distinctive school where pupils are active participants in the adventure of their education.

We believe the goal of education must be to develop individual character whilst cultivating a community where respect and consideration are paramount. 

A prospectus can provide only a glimpse of the wealth of opportunities that await children at Moreton First and so I warmly invite you to visit us. Please come and meet our enthusiastic, dedicated staff and the cheerful, motivated pupils of Moreton First.

Catherine Ford
Head of Moreton First

Moreton First Offers

  • Moreton Hall’s co-educational preparatory school for boys and girls aged one to eleven
  • Exceptional facilities set in over 100 acres of stunning Shropshire parkland
  • First Steps Nursery, for children aged six months to three years, rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for three consecutive inspections
  • A Transition Class - which children enter shortly after their third birthday - offering flexible hours and gentle preparation for Reception
  • Small class sizes providing a nurturing environment in which the potential of each child can be achieved
  • Specialist teachers offering expertise in all subjects
  • A wide variety of after school activities and clubs
  • Flexible en-suite boarding for junior boys and girls in a welcoming family atmosphere
  • A varied and stimulating programme of weekend activities
  • Common Entrance and scholarship preparation to major senior schools
  • Preferential entrance to Moreton Hall for pupils
  • Holiday clubs and lesson extensions for all school holidays
  • Extensive bus routes throughout Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales

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