Independent Boys Prep School in Reading
Tel:0118 957 4342

St. Edward’s Boys Prep School, Reading

St. Edward’s is a small independent school for boys aged 4 to 13 with small class sizes and a caring family environment that focuses on the individual boy’s academic, moral & physical development.

We promote sound and clearly defined moral values in a learning environment where our pupils work together enjoying the challenge and rigour of our quality teaching.

We ensure that each child is treated as an individual and strives to achieve their potential whether in academia, sport or the arts.

Located in the heart of Reading, we are a school with an excellent reputation that strives to bring value for money for parents.

Our short video provides a snapshot of life at St. Edward’s, so take a look or better still come and see us in action or read a new parent’s view here.

Mission Statement

We aim to provide a good quality, broad-based education to boys between the ages of 4 and 13 and in so doing aim:

  • To develop the whole child intellectually, morally, socially, spiritually and physically.
  • To respect each child as an individual and to give each child confidence and self-esteem to develop his talents to the full.
  • To develop an enthusiastic ethos towards learning that enables each pupil to progress and develop in a positive manner.
  • To promote a spirit of tolerance and understanding amongst the community.
  • To develop an effective three-way partnership between children, parents and school


St. Edward’s is part of the Wishford Schools group