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Very inclusive ethos, ‘responsibility is given to all, not just the select few’ says head. All top year pupils are prefects and there is a ladder of leadership skills from a young age. So much so that this year all...

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At St Faiths our philosophy is to value every child as a unique individual, who enjoys learning and thinking for him or herself. We provide a supportive and secure environment in which children can flourish and learn at their own pace and in their own individual way. Our role is to stimulate and encourage their development and enjoyment of learning through a variety of different activities in secure indoor and outdoor situations, through play and through structured and creative activities. We encourage the growth of social skills and empathy amongst the children. The relationships which the children develop with each other and with our staff are central to their happiness and lay the best possible foundations for their future.

St Faiths was founded in 1884 and offers children a thoroughly contemporary education as well as all the benefits associated with a first-class independent school. The day at St Faiths does not start and end when a bell goes children and parents are welcomed for breakfast and our dining hall is often a buzz as many parents enjoy our breakfast offering. There is a popular late stay programme, as well as an impressively long list of activities after school.

Ms Anna Cornell, Registrar, will extend a warm welcome should you decide to visit us, and will be delighted to show you round our school, she will be pleased to answer any of your questions. We look forward to welcoming you to St Faiths.
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What The Good Schools Guide says

Very inclusive ethos, ‘responsibility is given to all, not just the select few’ says head. All top year pupils are prefects and there is a ladder of leadership skills from a young age. So much so that this year all four heads of school at The Leys, Perse and Stephen Perse Foundation are Old Fidelians...Head's aspiration is to develop St Faith’s national profile to be similar to that of Oxford’s Dragon School and...

Headmaster

Since September 2011, Mr Nigel Helliwell BEd MA (London), previously head of Brentwood Prep for six years. Began his career teaching maths and PE at Ilkley Grammar School in Yorkshire, then moved to preps in East Anglia and south London. A qualified independent schools' inspector (sets a lot of store by ‘lockers and loos’ – St Faith’s are exemplary) and an accomplished sportsman,...

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