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Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School

Malcolm Arnold Prep is committed to ensuring every pupil excels both inside and the classroom and later on in their lives.

Diliges proximum tuum sicut te ipsum
"You shall love your neighbour as yourself"
Mark 12:31


Places at the Prep School are free and available via the Northampton County Council.

The online application system is now available for school applications. A copy of our admissions policy can be found below.

To find out more information about how to apply please click here

If you would like to find out more about applying for a school place, please contact the school office:

Telephone: 01604 931130


For admissions at any other year group, you may contact the academy directly.


If you do not receive a place at Malcolm Arnold Prep School and would like to appeal the decision, please see for the process below:

“Following the National Offer Day on 16 April 2021, please follow the 'appeal process'.

The Appeal Clerk will send notification of the Hearing (Venue, Date and Time) and the Statement of Case to the Appellants.

Despite the current uncertainty as a result of the impact of the outbreak of Coronavirus, please ensure that you lodge your Notice of Appeal (by email if at all possible) by the deadline date of 21 May.  Please contact Alex Benoy, the Diocese of Peterborough Education Team Administrator on for further details.

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