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  • Alleyn's Junior School
    Townley Road
    SE22 8SU
  • Head: Mr Simon Severino
  • T 020 8557 1519
  • F 020 8693 3597
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 11 with a linked senior school
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Southwark
  • Pupils: 244
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: £19,605 pa
  • Open days: Saturday 18 September from 10.00 am until 12 midday, Thursday 7 October 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm, Tuesday 2 November 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report
  • Linked schools: Alleyn's School

What says..

No wallflowers: the whole class is in the year 6 choir. And as if this isn’t enough, there are 15 different musical and ensemble clubs. In Roald Dahl’s centenary year, the year 6 play was a version of James and the Giant Peach with a 1960s spin. The year 6 children we meet are eager, polite and full of beans, quite delightful and terrifically proud of their school. There seems to be little about the school they don’t know...

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What the school says...

At the heart of our school community are the children, from Reception to Year 6, who flourish within an avowedly co-educational and academically selective setting. Through the hard work and inspiration of the staff, the children are given the opportunity to enjoy a broad academic curriculum that is complemented by a rich co-curricular programme and supported by our excellent pastoral care, which places the class teacher at the heart of each child’s education and welfare. The children are encouraged to show ambition, be creative and intellectually curious. Performing and having fun on a variety of stages, be it sport, drama and music, are actively encouraged and promoted. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2015, Simon Severino (40s) MA (Oxon) PGCE. His degree subject was in geography and his first teaching job was at Culford Prep School, from there to Dulwich Prep London where he rose to deputy head, and then headmaster of St Andrew’s Prep in Eastbourne.

When he arrived, although appreciative of the quality of the school, he was determined that there would be no resting on laurels and has instigated greater rigour in the classrooms appropriate for the ‘bright cookies’ the school attracts, and stimulated the co-curricular. There are now more clubs on offer, right down to the infants, more performance opportunities and more ways in which to express themselves. Friday mini lectures for children and parents have proved popular – guest journalists, authors and musicians so far. He has...

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