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The White House School

White House Preparatory School

Address: 24 Thornton Road, London SW12 0LF
Founded: 1985
Number of Pupils: 152
Ages: 2.5-11 years
Fees: ReceptionYear 2 £4,436 per term, Year 3–6 £4,740 per term
Head Teacher: Mr Tony Lewis
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Early registration essential. Assessment at 4+. Interview for Year 1-6
Contact: 020 8674 9514
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Tuesdays at 9:15am. Please contact the school to arrange your visit.

The Curriculum

The White House Prep School offers an excellent education, as recently confirmed by the ISI. It delivers strong literacy, maths, extra-curricular lessons and activities. Children relish challenges, enjoy working together to solve problems, have an excellent attitude to learning and are both enthusiastic and eager to participate.

Games & The Arts

Physical education is an integral part of the curriculum at the White House and all pupils are given the opportunity to develop personal fitness and participate in team activities. The annual drama production and art exhibition are highlights in the school’s calendar. They allow all children to get creative.

Pastoral Care

The school provides an outstanding education which is shown through excellent 11+ results and achievements from pupils throughout the year. Children are encouraged to develop emotionally as well as intellectually and the ISI commented that both pupils personal development and moral development was excellent. Dedicated and experienced staff work closely with parents as partners to enable all children excel.

Recent Scholarships

Nearly 50 per cent of pupils receive academic, music, sports and all round scholarships to top London day schools and boarding schools when they leave at 11+.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

A culture of supporting one another combined with a safe, inspiring, engaging and fun learning environment, that sets high expectations, ensures children have an empowering educational experience.

Outstanding Characteristics

A vibrant and forward thinking school that has purposefully small class sizes, which encourages and supports independent thinking. The school feels like one big family and this develops strong self-esteem in the children who are confident but without arrogance.

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