Brighton College Prep Kensington
10-13 Prince's Gardens, London, SW7 1ND
0207 591 4622
Co-educational Day Preparatory & Nursery
|Head of School||Mrs Lois Gaffney|
|Co-ed Age Range||3-11 years|
|Nursery||£3,460 per term|
|Pre-Reception||£6,310 per term|
|Reception, Year 1 and 2||£7,860 per term|
|Years 3-6||£7,860 per term|
Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School is an independent school for boys and girls aged 3-11 in the heart of Kensington.
We offer a kind and nurturing environment where small class sizes and dedicated staff mean that each child is valued as an individual and encouraged and inspired to achieve their very best. Situated in an enviable position opposite Hyde Park, our children enjoy spacious, airy classrooms and a large garden in which to learn and play.
Our curriculum is driven by academic excellence and a passion for learning. Equally important is the broad and engaging enrichment programme, delivering opportunities for every child to experience a wide range of clubs, activities, sports and trips; allowing each child to make friends, collaborate, work in a team, share ideas and build self-confidence.
Forest school, which takes place in the School’s two acre garden, allows the outdoors and natural spaces to be integrated into the children’s learning, helping build self-esteem and encourage knowledge-gathering.
The Makerspace, a learning environment that contains tools and components, allows children to enter with an idea and leave with a complete project. The space gives children the opportunity to explore, create new things and collaborate on ideas. The emphasis is on hands-on discovery, allowing children to develop solutions to real-world problems and learn about failure and resilience in a safe space.The science laboratory is designed to encourage all children to develop enquiring minds and to be curious about science and nature. The multi-purpose science lab accommodates a wide range of practical lessons across all science disciplines. Quick and easy access to science resources and equipment is central to improving and expanding children’s understanding of scientific principles and nurture a love of the subject. Prince’s Gardens’ young scientists combine work in the science labs with visits to the local museums giving them first-hand experience of science being brought to life.
With world class museums such as the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert just five minutes-walk away, there are plenty of opportunities for immersive learning. Pupils are provided with huge amounts of inspiration and the chance to bring learning to life, using London as their classroom on a regular basis and throughout the curriculum.
Our exciting music provision places instrument learning and singing at the heart of the music-classroom journey. The youngest learners are gently introduced to chime bars and the ukulele. From there, pupils progress through a two-year violin curriculum, which additionally sets them up for future study on other string instruments, such as the cello or guitar, a two-year recorder curriculum, covering the fundamentals of playing wind instruments and then 2 years learning the saxophone and the trumpet, giving them a broad introduction to wind instruments.
At Prince's Gardens Preparatory School, we have one aim, to give each pupil an education which enables them to flourish. By focusing on academic excellence, character development and the nurturing of a global perspective, we equip children for all the challenges that life can offer. We want to foster a love of learning within each child, for them to be curious and ambitious so that they leave us confident and excited about the future.
Scholarships & Fees
The outstanding and engaging curriculum at Prince’s Gardens enables talent to develop and to shine. We are keen to offer our All-Rounder scholarship to applicants wishing to enter the school in Years 3 or 4. Pupils who demonstrate academic excellence as well as a talent in art, drama, music, sport, STEM or languages are invited to complete the scholarship assessments in January.
We are delighted to offer music scholarships to children keen to join the school in Year 4 or 5 who show excellent potential and commitment in music. Scholarships are awarded by the Headmistress, following an audition with the Head of Music.
If you would like to know more about Prince's Gardens Preparatory School you can contact our Admissions Manager email@example.com.
Our next Saturday Open Morning will be held on 14th May from 10-11.30am. It’s the perfect opportunity to hear from our Headmistress Mrs Melrose, meet some of our staff members and have a tour of our lovely school. Register online or talk to our Admissions Manager, Ceri Christensen-Jones, by calling 020 7591 4620 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We can't wait to show you and your little ones around!