Welcome to Loyola, a leading Catholic preparatory school in Essex, for boys aged 3 to 11.  We know that choosing a school for your child is one of the most important aspects of parenting and we hope your visit to our website will give you the information you need to make your choice easier. I'm delighted that our boys appear throughout the website talking about their own experiences at Loyola. I hope this gives you a really rounded perspective on our school life. You may also care to view our 2013 Independent Schools' Inspectorate report Results and inspection reports in which the school is found to be excellent in achievement; curriculum; EYFS; quality of teaching; spiritual, moral, social and cultural education; pastoral care and links with parents, and the Brentwood Inspection Report 2014 in which Loyola is named as outstanding in all respects View Report.   In 2016, the school was inspected under the new inspection framework which ensures that schools fulfil their statutory obligations.  Loyola was found to be fully compliant in all areasResults and inspection reports Should you wish to read the text of my end of year Academy Speech given in July 2016, it follows the Term Calendar on Latest news or if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you and your son into our school community.  

Peter Nicholson, B.Ed (Hons); Cert Ed    @LoyolaPrepEssexFollow us on Twitter at @LoyolaPrepEssex  (including Tweets from the Headmaster!)

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Latest News

Open Morning
Tuesday 15th November 2016
9.30am (prompt) – 11.30am

Under 11 footballers win Essex County Schools F.A. Small Schools Tournament and Under 10s are runners up at the St Aubyn's Soccer Tournament  Latest news

Harvest donation elicits thanks Latest news

Figures led Mass with Fr Robert Page 10.30 a.m.  Wednesday November 2nd

Future choral events: Schola to sing at Westminster Cathedral December 1st and February 25th 2017; Choir from Elements upwards singing at the Barbican March 6th 2017