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ISI Inspections

Hampton Pre-Prep & Prep School is regularly inspected and assessed by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), the body approved by the government for the purpose of inspecting independent schools in the UK.  Our most recent inspection was in May 2023 and the School was awarded excellent (the highest possible recognition) across all categories.

Key findings

The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent.

Pupils’ attainment and progress are excellent.

Pupils demonstrate outstanding knowledge, skills and understanding across the range of subjects.

Pupils’ communication skills are advanced and accomplished.

Pupils’ attitudes to learning are excellent.

They endeavour to achieve highly and do their best.

The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent.

Pupils demonstrate outstanding self-confidence.

They have a strong understanding of their strengths and areas for development.

Pupils exhibit sophisticated moral awareness for their age.

Pupils’ social skills are highly developed.

Pupils make intelligent decisions.


To read a summary of the ISI Team’s main findings, please click on the booklet below:


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Previous Inspections

Regulatory Compliance Inspection March 2019

The 2019 inspection visit reported only on the School’s compliance with standards. The standards represent minimum requirements and judgements are given as met or not met. Hampton Pre-Prep & Prep School met all of the inspection criteria and as such is judged to be fully compliant.


Integrated (Education quality & compliance) inspection March 2016

In the March 2016 inspection, the School was awarded excellent (the highest possible recognition) across all categories.


Good schools guide

The Good Schools Guide (GSG) is a respected independent guide to schools in the UK.

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