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Clifton Lodge School

Clifton Lodge School

8 Mattock Lane, Ealing, London, W5 5BG

020 8579 3662



Clifton Lodge School
School type Co-educational Day Preparatory & Nursery
Founded 1979
Head of School Mr Michael Belsito
Co-ed Age Range 3-11 years
Number of pupils 130
Day fees per annum £14,400 - £17,475
Associations ISC, Cognita

Welcome to Clifton Lodge Nursery & Prep School

Awarded Excellent in All Areas – ISI Inspection 2023

Clifton Lodge is described by those of us who have the privilege of working here as a small, family-oriented, friendly school.

Originally being a double-fronted Edwardian house enables us to provide small class sizes where each child matters and they receive a tailored education. Both the homely setting and the daily greeting help to make Clifton Lodge feel like a family – every morning children are welcomed by name and with a handshake. With specialist teachers across the school, staff are quickly able to know each child’s name. As soon as you walk into our entrance hall you will understand why we are described as friendly; our lovely office staff will greet you with a smile and a welcome to make you feel at ease. Our pupils are courteous, curious and always willing to help.

Maths and English have their prominent place in our timetable, but we highly value each subject, which is evident in our inspiring Core Knowledge curriculum. We aim to nurture talent wherever it may lie, be it in the classroom, sports field, science lab, choir performance, art room or on the stage. This is also evident in our wide range of extra-curricular clubs which can include activities such as Chess and coding to Russian language and running.

A school full of scholarly pupils is our aim; but one that goes hand in hand with our Character Education. Our school virtues comprise Love, Integrity, Self-Control, Wisdom, Fortitude and Justice. These are integrated into assemblies and form times throughout the school and underpin all aspects of school life. In Year 6, pupils work through the Narnian Virtues programme exploring these virtues in detail.

Clifton Lodge is a Christian ethos school. We warmly welcome children from all faiths and none, greatly valuing the rich diversity of cultures, languages and beliefs we have here at Clifton Lodge.

Optime – Try always to do your best. This is the school motto and is applicable to both academia and character. As one previous headmaster used to say, "Your best is always good enough." Our pupils feel safe and happy which enables them to take risks and push themselves to see what their best can be.

We look forward to welcoming you to our small, family-oriented, friendly school so you can see for yourself why it is such a joy to be a part of this community.