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Eaton Square Preparatory School

By Coby F

2 years ago

Address: 55-57 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PP
Website: eatonsquareschools.com
Founded: 1981
Number of Pupils: 260
Ages: 2–11
Fees: (termly) from £7,665
Head Teacher: Trish Watt (Headmistress)
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Registration encouraged from birth. For Reception entry, an informal assessment takes place in the November of the prior-planned entry year. Occasional place for other year groups are available
Contact: Registrar; 020 7225 3131
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Regular Open Mornings. Private tours or meetings with the Headmistress and/or Principal can be arranged.

The Curriculum

Eaton Square is renowned for its stimulating, rigorous and tailored academic programme, enabling pupils to fulfil their potential in all areas of the curriculum. Based on the National Curriculum, consistently exceptional 11+ and 13+ Common Entrance results are achieved. 

Games & The Arts

Sport is impressively strong and wide-ranging at Eaton Square. National success is a routine part of school life: last year’s accolades included IAPS Football winners, ISA Nationals Swim champions and RYA Sailing Gold Medallist. Creative self-expression is a valued, integral part of the curriculum, be it through Art, Music, Drama, Debating or Public Speaking.

Pastoral Care

The wellbeing of every pupil is a fundamental priority at Eaton Square. Pastoral support rated ‘Excellent’ by all recent ISI inspections. The school offers a unique ‘The Listening Space’ programme for all pupils, plus ‘worry post boxes’ for children to post any concerns in confidence. School in Top 3 ISA Schools 2021 for its commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 

Recent Scholarships

37 scholarships offered 2021- 2022. School offers included: Radley, Winchester, Cheltenham Ladies College, JAGS, Francis Holland, Alleyn’s, Dulwich, Queen’s Gate and more.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

We ignite a passion for learning in our pupils, exposing them to a broad curriculum, dynamic classrooms and opportunities to discover who they are and what place they wish to take in the world. Our nurturing ‘home from home’ environment is underpinned by our ‘POISE’ values: perseverance, ownership, integrity, service and empathy.

Outstanding Characteristics

Unrivalled academic achievement with no ‘hot-house’ culture, and proven by the outstanding senior school destinations of Year 6 pupils. School also champions confidence and communication skills: as an accredited Tedx Centre, pupils audition, rehearse and perform on Tedx’s global platform – achieving 5 million+ views to date. A certified ‘Eco-School’ with pupil-driven Eco Comittee.