Sunninghill Prep School is a Dorset private school located in the heart of Dorchester, on South Walks. All vehicular access and visitor parking is via our entrance on Culliford Road, off South Walks. We have plenty of parking, but if you wish to park within the school gates please call upon arrival and we can let you into the inner school as our gates are locked, restricting vehicular access between 8.30 and 3.30.

Sunninghill Prep School
South Court
South Walks

T: 01305 262306

Lines open Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and an answering service during the holidays when someone will get back to you



Chair of Governors

Head: Mr John Thorpe


Prep Club Telephone Number: 01305 261136


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    Travelling to Sunninghill Prep School

    Dorchester is situated within easy reach of Bournemouth, London and Southampton by train. London can be reached in 2 hours and 45 minutes via direct trains that run every hour from Dorchester South Station which is 5 minutes walk from our school. The direct journey to Bournemouth takes just over 40 minutes and it’s only 1 hour 15 minutes to Southampton Central and a further 10 minutes to Southampton Airport Parkway.

    To the west, Exeter is only 1 hour and 10 minutes by car and Bristol can be reached in 1 hour and 45 minutes. This puts the regional airports of Exeter, Bournemouth, Bristol and Southampton easily within range of Dorchester.