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Kew College Prep

By Coby F

2 years ago

Address: Kew College Prep, 24-26 Cumberland Road, Kew, Surrey TW9 3HQ
Website: kewcollegeprep.com
Founded: 1927
Number of Pupils: 275
Ages: 3–11
Fees: (Termly) Nursery (half-day) £2,730; Nursery (full day) £5,105; Reception to Year 6 £5,105
Head Teacher: Jane Bond BSc MA (Ed) PGCE
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Children must be registered as soon as possible after birth. Occasional places sometimes available. A place in the Nursery guarantees a place in Reception.
Contact: Michelle Warburton, Registrar, 020 8940 2039
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Please contact the registrar to arrange a visit or to attend an Open Morning.

The Curriculum

The importance of English, maths and science is emphasised at the school, but within a broad curriculum. This includes art, drama, French, history, geography, ICT, music and sport.

Games & The Arts

Netball, hockey, cricket, rugby, football, swimming, dance, athletics and gymnastics. The school participates in borough, ISA and London school events. Drama and music are encouraged, there are summer plays, Christmas and Spring concerts, as well as several school choirs, an orchestra, string and wind groups and music technology.

Pastoral Care

 The Pastoral Curriculum underpins everything at Kew College Prep. Staff work as a team to ensure all children are listened to and feel valued. The mutual respect between staff and pupils is perfectly exemplified by the School Council, where elected representatives from each class put forward suggestions to improve the school, with many ideas put into practice. 

Recent Scholarships

Year 6 pupils in 2023 were awarded 27 scholarships and awards.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

We are a purposeful, hardworking and nurturing school that keeps children at the heart of everything we do. As a small, supportive and vibrant community, Kew College Prep aims to develop children into independent and critical thinkers with a natural curiosity to learn and discover.

Outstanding Characteristics

Kew College Prep is an outstanding prep school achieving high academic standards and a consistent record of scholarships to London secondary schools. It has a unique 11+ programme providing a tailored learning plan for each child. The School has a wonderful, nurturing community with The Good Schools Guide noting it is ‘warm-hearted’ and has an ‘effervescent learning environment’.