Hawkesdown House School Kensington
27 Edge Street, Kensington, London, W8 7PN
020 7727 9090
Boys' Independent Pre-Prep Day
|Headmistress||Mrs. J. A. K. Mackay|
|Date Appointed||April 2017|
|Boys Age Range||3-8|
|Number of pupils||130|
|Day fees per annum||£16,020 - £18,435|
|Average Class Size||15|
Hawkesdown House is an independent pre-prep school for boys from the age of four to eight, with a Nursery class for boys of three years old. It is housed in a fine building in Edge Street just off Kensington Church Street where bright and airy classrooms provide a creative and welcoming environment for the boys.
Hawkesdown House is dedicated to providing an outstanding early education. The boys are prepared for examinations at eight years old to London's selective prep schools including Westminster Under, St Paul's Juniors and Sussex House, as well as for country boarding schools.
The excellence of the broad and creative educational provision enriches the boys' lives across the curriculum and in all co-curricular and extra curricular activities, so fencing, judo, chess and coding, for example, are all included in the timetable.
The ethos and aims of the School embrace high academic standards and expectations, thoughtful teaching, individual attention and Hawkesdown House prides itself on its outstanding pastoral care. Right from the beginning, Hawkesdown House provides advice, support, reassurance and the preparation to give pupils and parents a very happy start at school.
The School's motto, "Endeavor, Courage, Truth", reflects the aspirations for the boys; that they grow into kind, capable and considerate adults, well prepared to make sound judgements and take responsibility for themselves and others. Hawkesdown House boys are actively encouraged to develop both their initiative and their intellectual curiosity.
Mrs Jenny Mackay, the Headmistress, has a deep commitment to pastoral care, academic excellence and the development of the individual. With a degree in Education from Oxford, she also has extensive experience of some of the best education in Britain, at some of London's most highly sought after and outstanding schools.
Hawkesdown House is a happy, nurturing and successful school. There is a fantastic, dedicated staff body and a wonderful collaborative approach which ensures that the curriculum meets the needs of each and every boy. The school exudes busyness and celebrates the excellence and achievements of all.