• Bespoke education for boys and girls aged 3 to 7
  • "Early years provision: Outstanding" - Ofsted 2018
  • Children make outstanding progress in English and mathematics.

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St John's Wood Pre-Prep School

  • Teachers have high expectations for pupils' engagement and behaviour. They and other adults enjoy a strong rapport with the pupils. As a result, pupils work hard and try their best. - Ofsted 2018
  • The School's work to promote pupils' personal development and welfare is outstanding. Adults encourage pupils to express themselves articulately and with confidence. - Ofsted 2018
  • The school prepares pupils well for the next stage of their education. Pupils reach high standards in English and mathematics, and leave the school having experienced many exciting learning and enrichment activities. - Ofsted 2018

We are an independent North London pre-preparatory day school for girls and boys aged three to seven.

We specialise in preparing children for the 7+ examinations to enter some of London's top-ranking independent schools. Our high teaching-staff to pupil ratio enables us to give every child the individual attention necessary to achieve their full potential.


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Adrian Ellis Adrian Ellis
Principal and Proprietor
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 A school leavers list for 2017/2018


10 May - Year 1 & 2 wild learning day.

17 May - Shadow puppet day

24 May - International day



Hot off the press: Former pupils Akshey R & Ben H have been offered places at Oxford to read PPE and Keiran A will head to Cambridge to read Maths. Very proud of them.


"Teaching is outstanding." "Leaders and teachers work exceptionally well with parents."  - Ofsted 2018