Yarlet School | An excellent private independent preparatory primary school in Staffordshire

YARLET RUGBY V PRESTFELDE

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In very heavy and cold conditions Yarlet faced firstly Prestfelde's A side who were clearly a well drilled rugby outfit with several players of very good ability.  They put us under intense pressure from the kick off with wave after wave of attacks and eventually our resolute defence gave way to concede a converted try.  Yarlet tried to break out on several occasions via Gregor Beardsmore and Sean O'Reilly but Prestfelde were also excellent in defence and thwarted every attack from us.  In fact it was Prestfelde who scored three more converted tries despite great effort and endeavour from Yarlet in defence to end up winning the game 28 - 0.  

In the more evenly matched second game against their B side, Yarlet began the game on the attack and it wasn't long before the excellent Gregor Beardsmore touched down two converted tries in quick succession.  It was end to end stuff with both sides giving no quarter in the tackle but again excellent attacking play enabled Sean O'Reilly to use his pace to touch down another try that was converted by Gregor.  Prestfelde were not done, however, and replied with an excellent score of their own late on in the game, but Yarlet ran out the victors 21 - 7.

 

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An excellent independent preparatory school for boys and girls aged 2 to 13

Set in beautiful Staffordshire countryside, Yarlet School is located beside the A34 between Stafford and Stone and is only 2 miles from the M6 motorway.  Yarlet offers a first class, all‑round education and is renowned for traditional values, small class sizes, high academic standards, unrivalled facilities and excellence in art, sport and music.  A welcoming family atmosphere is central to Yarlet life and parents often comment on the happy, smiling faces which greet them; our children enjoy coming to and being at school.

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Outstanding achievements
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Outstanding achievements

Although our pupils surpass themselves academically, their achievements are not limited to the classroom. Read more...

Stunning grounds and unrivalled facilities
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Stunning grounds and unrivalled facilities

Yarlet pupils make full use of extensive grounds and excellent facilities. Read more...

Wrap-around care and flexi-boarding
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Wrap-around care and flexi-boarding

Yarlet offers a great deal of flexibility before and after school and even the possibility of flex-boarding for older pupils. Read more...

Welcome from the Headmaster
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Welcome from the Headmaster

Welcome to our website, we hope it will give you a sense of what our wonderful school is all about. Read more...

Happy, confident children
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Happy, confident children

Yarlet pupils emerge as happy, confident young men and women who are ready to take on the world. Read more...

Aims, values and ethos
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Aims, values and ethos

Our key objective is simple, to create and maintain an environment in which all children are happy, secure and challenged to achieve their personal best in all areas of school life. Read more...

Where it all begins
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Where it all begins

Bright, happy faces, bursting with enthusiasm for the day ahead. Learning is fun! This is the first impression which greets visitors to Yarlet's Pre-Prep Department. Read more...

The next step
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The next step

We expect the very best from your child inside and outside the classroom. Individualised targets ensure that every pupil is challenged to achieve to the best of his or her ability. Read more...

The 11 to 13 senior years
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The 11 to 13 senior years

Senior pupils work hard, play hard, compete well and form strong friendships which often last a lifetime. Read more...

Excellence in Music and Drama
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Excellence in Music and Drama

Formerly Director of Music at King's College Madrid, our current Headmaster has a passion for school music and has strengthened this area considerably at Yarlet. Read more...

Excellence in Sport
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Excellence in Sport

With specialist teacher games sessions four times per week in Pre-Prep and every day in Main School it is no wonder that pupils reach an impressive standard by the time they leave Yarlet. Read more...

 Excellence in Art
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Excellence in Art

Lively, inspiring and displayed all around the school, Art is important at Yarlet. From our youngest pupils in nursery to our Form 8s, everyone is encouraged to be creative and get involved. Read more...

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