31 Inverness Street, Camden Town, London NW1 7HB
10 reasons to choose The Cavendish School
The Cavendish School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 80. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Camden Town and one of the 7 best primary schools for 1 mile.
The Cavendish School is an independent prep day school for girls between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. The Cavendish School fees are £6,050 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
The Cavendish School typically has two classes per year and an average class size of 14 pupils.
Destinations for 75% of Cavendish School leavers are one of 10 or so independent schools. The most popular independents over the past five years have been Channing School, Highgate School, South Hampstead High School, and Francis Holland School; each taking between 5% and 10% of leavers every year. Around 20% of pupils win awards and scholarships. 25% of pupils move on to a local state secondary, and, on average, three-quarters of those go to Camden School for Girls.
The Cavendish School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, reasoning, themed days and weeks, French, Mandarin, Latin. 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, with residential trips from Year 4. School also participates in the Eco Schools programme and has Green Flag Status.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for art, DT and science from Year 3.
Sport at The Cavendish School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at The Cavendish School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama and dance are part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, two orchestras and a couple of instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near The Cavendish School
Holy Trinity and St Silas Church of England Primary School (0.5 miles); Richard Cobden Primary School (0.5 miles); Primrose Hill School (0.6 miles).
Fine Arts College (1.2 miles); Portland Place School (1.4 miles); Southbank International School, Westminster (1.4 miles).
The Camden School for Girls (0.8 miles); Acland Burghley School (1.4 miles); The St Marylebone CofE School (1.5 miles).