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Welcome to our extraordinary classroom

An independent school in Lindfield, West Sussex for girls and boys from age 2½ - 13 years.

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We've been shortlisted!
Tes Independent School Awards 2021 - for Pre-Prep School of the Year!

Take a look at some of our online teaching provision during lockdown

Welcome to Great Walstead


Mr Chris Calvey, Head

“At Great Walstead our vision is simple, we want to ensure all of our children become independent and engaged learners who see challenges not as problems, but as opportunities.”

Excellent academic achievements
Outdoor Education
10 minutes to train station
Wrap Around Care
High success rates to preferred senior schools
Inspiring surroundings
Secret Garden

Our Independent school, Sussex


We believe children learn best when they’re happy. That’s why everything we do is designed to stimulate your child’s development by giving them the space to explore, learn and play.

Don’t just take our word for it though, watch our ‘School Life’ video featuring our pupils and teachers from our Prep School to find out why they love being at Great Walstead.

Located in Lindfield, West Sussex...


Handily, we're ideally located for excellent transport links:

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Located in Lindfield, West Sussex...


Handily, we're ideally located for excellent transport links:

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Great Walstead is about so much more than simply what happens inside the classroom, and this is the perfect place to discover just what else we get up to. Read more

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We are very proud of the sporting achievements of our girls and boys this year, with 5 teams making it…

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We are delighted to have been voted as finalists in the Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards 2022 for Most Creative…

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Many congratulations to the U10 tennis players who competed at the Sussex County Tennis Cup at Bede's Prep. The girls…

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We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the TES Independent Pre-Prep School of the Year 2021!  #TesISAwards