Welcome to APS
at 85

Celebrating 85 years of leading education at
Altrincham Preparatory School


From early memories

and harvest festivals

to the school we know today


APS at 85: 1936 - 2021

Altrincham Preparatory School is one of the most respected and famous schools in the area. Founded in 1936 by a group of masters from the neighbouring Altrincham Grammar School, APS celebrates 85 years of leading education standards in 2020-2021.

Through this site you can discover what made APS the success story it is today, explore some of our heritage and memories, as well as learn about our buildings and sites.

85 Years

Through the Years, looking back at what life was like in 1936 when the school was founded, and the Head Masters and Governors of our school.


In Pictures

Some photographs kindly shared by former pupils. Images of our school, class photographs and sports days.


Our Buildings

From the humble beginnings of the Grammar School Scout Hut, through to the present day's sites at Marlborough Road, Highbury and Bank Place


APS is a monument to all the teachers, parents and boys who have served to bring about the vision of the original founders to provide a school generating the highest standards of academic and sporting achievement together with a true sense of decency and good citizenship in its pupils

Arthur Hill Founder | Director 1936-1989 | Chairman 1976-1982