35 Putney Hill, Putney, London SW15 6BH
10 reasons to choose Putney High Junior School
Main point of differentiation
Putney High Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83, and is the junior department of an all-through girls’ school in Putney and Wandsworth. It is an academic school, with particular strengths in music, sport (especially gymnastics), and it has an extensive extra-curricular programme. (read the area review here)
Putney High Junior School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 4 and 11 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Putney High School, an all-through school to age 18. Putney High Junior School fees are £6,386 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Putney High Junior School has two classes per year and an average class size of 23 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Putney High Junior School pupils move up to the senior school. Putney High is ranks in the top 2-3% of UK independent schools by exam results. ISI Inspectors consider the academic achievement of pupils to be ‘Exceptional’.
The Putney High Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. There is cross-curricular thematic linking for all subjects throughout the school. Curriculum also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Spanish. Each pupil may participate in over 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in chess.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. Outdoor learning programme for all girls is integrated into the curriculum. Residential trips from Year 4.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, computing and languages throughout, and for science from Year 3.
Sport at Putney High Junior 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 gymnastics.
The Arts at Putney High Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. Emphasis on oracy and lessons with am ‘Orator in Residence’. All pupils learn an instrument in class and nearly all take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs and a 60-strong orchestra. The Junior School Choir has a strong track record in national choral competitions. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm, provided by an external contractor.
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