36 Station Road, Sidcup, Kent DA15 7DU
10 reasons to choose West Lodge School
West Lodge School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Sidcup and one of the 5 best primary schools for 1.5 miles.
West Lodge School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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. West Lodge School fees range from £3,262 (Rec) to £3,711 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
West Lodge School has one class per year and an average class size of 21 pupils.
Destinations for 50-60% of West Lodge School leavers are a Kent or Bexley grammar school. Around 25% of pupils go on to an independent school and another 25% go on to a non-selective maintained school.
The West Lodge School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, 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 and residential trips from Year 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout.
Sport at West Lodge School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in netball.
The Arts at West Lodge School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir, two orchestras and one or two instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near West Lodge School
Farringtons School (1.7 miles); Eltham College (3.4 miles); Babington House School (3.6 miles).
Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School (0.5 miles); Bexley Grammar School (1.8 miles); St Thomas More Catholic Comprehensive School (2.4 miles).