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Old Vicarage School

By Coby F

2 years ago

Address: 48 Richmond Hill, Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey, TW10 6QX
Website: www.oldvicarageschool.com
Founded: 1931
Number of Pupils: 240
Ages: 3-11
Fees: Nursery £4,930 (5 full days), Reception to Year 6 £5,900
Head Teacher: Mrs Clare Strickland
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Non-selective
Contact: Miss Anna Myerscough, Head of Admissions and Marketing
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Please contact [email protected] to book onto the next Open Morning or arrange a private tour.

The Curriculum:

Latest research helps inform best teaching practices, creating an exciting learning environment where the girls learn through collaboration and problem solving, promoting skills of critical thinking, communication and teamwork. Essential soft skills vital for living in the 21st century.

Games & the Arts: 

Sports including netball, football and cricket with local and national competition. Weekly swimming lessons for all.

New Performing Arts Wing. Art and DT with textiles, ceramics and design using 3D printers. A host of extra-curricular clubs from Music Technology to Debating to Yoga and Mindfulness.

Pastoral Care: 

A welcoming and supportive community, where girls can learn, play and grow together, creating the best possible start in life. Teachers are trained in the ‘Girls on Board’ approach to supporting girls in understanding the complexities and dynamics of girl friendships. The School Council, buddying system and Year 6 prefects are at the heart of the school.

Recent Scholarships:

Old Vicarage School Class of 2023 comprised of 30 girls going onto 14 different schools gaining an impressive 11 scholarships.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy: 

We teach the girls that there are no limits in what they can achieve. As they journey through the school, they continue to be challenged in all areas; being ambitious and aiming high is embedded into the ethos of the school. 

Outstanding Characteristics:

The school in the ‘castle’ on Richmond Hill. A special place with a unique blend of traditional education and a modern, outward-looking approach to nurturing creative, confident and ambitious girls who are well-prepared for life beyond in the wider world. Combining the best specialist teaching for girls aged 3-11 in classes of 15 or less, with a diverse range of sports and outdoor activities to enjoy.