1-3 Loudoun Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 0LH
10 reasons to choose Arnold House School
Arnold House School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83. It is one of the best independent prep schools in St John’s Wood and one of the 9 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Arnold House School is an independent prep day school for boys between the ages of 3 and 13 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Arnold House School fees are £8,311 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Arnold House School has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for 70% of Arnold House School boys are a London day school. 30% go on to boarding school. The perennial favourites are St Paul’s (15%-20% of leavers), UCS (10%-15%), Mill Hill School (10%-15%), Eton College (10%-15%), Westminster School (10%), and City of London School (10%).
The Arnold House School curriculum
School curriculum follows the National Curriculum and the ISEB Common Entrance curriculum. It also includes PSHE, French, Latin, Greek. Each pupil may participate in over 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, art, and computing throughout, for RS from Year 3, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at Arnold House School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Arnold House School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and 80% take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra and 12-15 instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
There is no formal wraparound care but school hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm.
Find another school near Arnold House School
Barrow Hill Junior School (0.6 miles); St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Maida Vale (0.6 miles); St Paul’s Church of England Primary School, Primrose Hill (0.8 miles).
South Hampstead High School (0.9 miles); Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park (1.2 miles); Fine Arts College (1.2 miles).
St George’s Catholic School (0.6 miles); St Augustine’s CofE High School (1 mile); Paddington Academy (1.1 miles).