Preschool & Preparatory

Welcome to Methodist CollegePreparatory Department & Preschool
Beginning the journey to excellence

Methodist College Preparatory Department and Preschool is non-denominational and co-educational; we excel at providing a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Why choose Downey House or Fullerton House?

At Downey House and Fullerton House we pride ourselves on our welcoming, caring and friendly atmosphere where each child has access to a range of opportunities and enhanced learning experiences. Our dedicated and experienced staff work hard to create a nurturing environment where each child is encouraged and challenged to be the best that they can be. 

Small class sizes, specialist teaching and excellent pastoral care ensures that your child receives an outstanding education in a rewarding environment which they truly enjoy. 

We are proud of our happy, bright, confident children who move onto secondary education confident in their abilities and skills. In 2021/2022, 98% of our P7 pupils gained entrance into their first choice grammar school.

Find out more about life at Downey House and Fullerton House and what you can expect from Belfast's finest prep schools and download our new prospectus for 2022 - 2023 below:

Annual Prospectus 2022 - 2023

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We realise there’s no better way to find out more about a school than seeing for yourself. We’d love to show you around our wonderful school, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to arrange a tour either in person or via Zoom or answer any questions you may have. 

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