144 East Dulwich Grove, Dulwich, London SE22 8TE
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James Allen’s Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 84. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Dulwich and one of the 5 best primary schools for 0.5 miles.
James Allen’s Junior School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of James Allen’s Girls’ School, an all-through school to age 18. James Allen’s Junior School fees are £6,705 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
James Allen’s Junior School has two classes per year to Year 2, three from Year 3, and an average class size of 17 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most James Allen’s Junior School pupils move up to the senior school.
The James Allen's Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHCE, reasoning, French. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School in to Year 2 and residential trips from Year 4. School has Eco Schools Green Flag accreditation.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, science, art, DT and computing throughout, and for most subjects from Year 5.
Sport at James Allen's Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in swimming.
The Arts at James Allen's Junior School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, orchestra and 10 instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.05am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near James Allen's Junior School
James Allen’s Girls’ School (0 miles); Alleyn’s School (0.1 miles); Dulwich College (2.4 miles).
The Charter School (0.5 miles); Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich (1.1 miles); Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich (1.6 miles).