At Garden House, we use unusual names for our Year Groups. The following should provide clarity.


The Boys’ School

Upper School II (Year 6) 10-11 years old

Upper School I (Year 5) 9-10 years old

Middle School II (Year 4) 8-9 years old

Middle School I (Year 3) 7-8 years old

Junior School (Year 2) 6-7 years old

Transition (Year 1) 5-6 years old


The Girls’ School

Upper School II (Year 6) 10-11 years old

Upper School I (Year 5) 9-10 years old

Middle School II (Year 4) 8-9 years old

Middle School I (Year 3) 7-8 years old

Junior School (Year 2) 6-7 years old

Transition (Year 1) 5-6 years old


Early Years

Boys' Preparatory (Reception) 4-5 years old

Girls' Preparatory (Reception) 4-5 years old

Boys' & Girls' Kindergarten (Nursery) 3-4 years old