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Private Preschool and School Oundle

St Peter's School is a distinguished establishment that has provided students with a high-quality education in and around Kettering, including Oundle, since 1946. Our small, independent preparatory day school and preschool is committed to offering a co-educational experience from the term your child turns 3 years old until they turn 11. Join us in our journey towards academic excellence.

Pupils will join a welcoming and family-like atmosphere at our school in which every child feels valued, experiencing a high-quality education where their holistic development is prioritised; with a diverse curriculum that encompasses the arts, music, and sports alongside all core subjects.


Sunnylands Nursery, situated within the stunning grounds of St Peter’s School, is a cosy and safe environment for learning under the watchful eye of our knowledge staff; offering the ideal setting for your child to be able to thrive and become a lifelong learner. Learning through play, we blend traditional learning methods with technology as your child approaches their formal education.

Contact us today to meet with our preschool Manager.

Lower School (Reception and Year 1 to 2)

Lower School pupils follow a curriculum encompassing the seven areas of Learning and Development in the Early Years Foundation Stage and an enhanced national curriculum for Years 1 and 2 from our exceptional School facilities, including the cutting-edge Cedar Hub building, which has an eco-friendly open-plan teaching space, wrap-around care, kitchen, and relaxation area. With small class sizes, each child will experience an interactive and productive education.

Lunch  is served in a formal dining setting in our School Hall, where hot-cooked meals made by our in-house staff are enjoyed by both children and teachers alike.

Upper School (Year 3 to Year 6)

In our Upper School, students are equipped to reach their highest academic potential through a combination of outstanding teaching and an excellent attitude towards learning, meaning by the time they depart for secondary school, they are fully prepared for their future studies. Our core subjects extend past the national curriculum with the use of highly specialised teachers in subjects such as Art, Music, Drama and Sports.


Please visit our admissions section of our website to learn more about our admission process or contact the school on 01536 512066.