86/87 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 5JX
10 reasons to choose Glendower Preparatory School
Glendower Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 80. It is one of the best independent prep schools in South Kensington and one of the 8 best primary schools for 0.5 miles.
Glendower Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Glendower Preparatory School fees are £7,985 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Glendower Preparatory School has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for Glendower Preparatory School leavers are one of 25 schools. On average, 75% go on to day schools, 25% to boarding schools. Of the day schools, almost 80% of girls go on to St Pauls Girls’, Godolphin & Latymer, Latymer Upper, the Francis Holland Schools, Putney High, or North London Collegiate School. Of the boarding schools, almost two-thirds go on to Wycombe Abbey. 40-50% of pupils win awards and scholarships, half of those academic.
The Glendower Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHEE, reasoning, French, Spanish, Mandarin. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in science.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 3.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, computing, drama and languages throughout, for science from Year 3, and for maths and English from Year 5.
Sport at Glendower Preparatory School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in netball, swimming.
The Arts at Glendower Preparatory School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and nearly all take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Four choirs, orchestra, and three or four instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.15am to 4.00pm.
Find another school near Glendower Preparatory School
Our Lady of Victories Catholic Primary School, Kensington (0.2 miles); Bousfield Primary School (0.5 miles); Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School, Chelsea (0.5 miles).
Queen’s Gate School (0.1 miles); Kensington Park School (0.1 miles); Mander Portman Woodward School, London (0.2 miles).
Saint Thomas More Language College (0.8 miles); Kensington and Chelsea College (1 mile); The London Oratory School (1.1 miles).