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Founded nearly 80 years ago in September 1941 by Miss Phyllis Burden, with just four pupils in the Rectory in Pewsey, St Francis School is now a thriving IAPS co-educational day prep school and nursery for pupils aged 0 to 13, with 260 children on roll. In 1984 the School moved out of Pewsey village to Haybrook House (which now houses the Pre-Prep department and Little Saints Nursery), and the neighbouring Travancore House (housing the Prep Department) was acquired in 1990. The current School is situated in 17 acres alongside the Kennet and Avon Canal, in Wiltshire’s picturesque Pewsey Vale, six miles south of Marlborough. Although a village, Pewsey is well-situated mid-way between the M3 and M4 motorways, and with a mainline railway station with regular express services to/from London Paddington (60 minutes) and Exeter/Penzance