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Bassett House School

Bassett House

Address: 60 Bassett Road, London W10 6JP
Website: bassetths.org.uk
Founded: 1947
Number of Pupils: 190+
Fees: £2,840 – 5,920 per term
Ages: 3–11
Head Teacher: Mrs Philippa Cawthorne MA (Soton) PGCE
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Non-selective at nursery and reception stages, thereafter by assessment.
Contact: The school office, 020 8969 0313
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Open Morning: 5 October; Open Afternoon: 1 March

Games & The Arts

There are specialist PE teachers and extensive facilities for sport including the school’s own gym and Kensington Memorial Park, within easy walking distance of the school. Art and music are taught to a very high standard by specialist teachers and the children are able to develop their skills in a variety of different artistic media and develop a passion for music and performance. Children enjoy singing or playing their instruments in concerts and drama productions which are held regularly on a purpose built stage. The school is equipped with the latest technology, including laptops and iPads, which are used regularly in class and during computing lessons with a specialist teacher.

Senior Exit Schools

Latymer Upper, Godolphin and Latymer, City of London School (for boys), City of London School for Girls, Notting Hill and Ealing, Francis Holland Regent’s Park, Francis Holland Sloane Square, Queen’s College, Queen’s Gate, The Harrodian, Kew House, St Mary’s Ascot and Woldingham.

Recent Scholarships

Latymer Upper, Emanuel School, Frensham Heights, Queen’s College, City of London School for Girls and North Bridge House.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

Each child’s formative years are crucial; children should enjoy school and be able to develop skills in many different areas. Bassett House is characterised by its warm and nurturing atmosphere, in which every child feels secure and is challenged to build a firm educational foundation. Every child is encouraged to be inquisitive about the world and to develop a life-long love for learning.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • Our pupils: cheerful and confident learners, who enjoy the opportunity to excel in whichever areas they show promise. Treated with warmth, friendship and respect.
  •  Highly professional and committed staff. Excellent staff to pupil ratio, backed up by specialist teachers. Special needs spotted quickly and addressed. Low staff turnover.
  • First class facilities, very well equipped with top IT technology to support the curriculum where needed.


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