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‘If you’re the kind of parent that wants to hand over a wad of cash to a school to turn your child into a genius, then this isn’t for you,’ one parent told us. Particularly striking is the friendliness of the school, with every teacher knowing every child’s name, and the have-a-go culture, with children clearly keen to participate and try out new things. Lessons are based on the national curriculum, but with added enrichment, mainly in the form of workshops (bringing in small mammals and reptiles for younger ones and songwriters from the music industry…

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What the school says...

Kew Green Preparatory School was opened in 2004 by London Preparatory Schools Ltd, the owners of Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School. In its short life the school has achieved excellent results and has a lengthy waiting list especially for entrance at Reception. A few places are available in Yr1 to Yr6. We operate daily bus services from Chiswick, Barnes and Richmond.
As well as being in an exceptionally beautiful position on the River Thames, beside Kew Green, each school term is packed with activity where a loving, energetic and happy atmosphere is generated. Recent months have brought residential trips to Norfolk, a production of Oklahoma, our Thames Heritage Tapestry displayed at Hampton Court Palace, our artwork displayed at The National Gallery, a Netball Tour to Brussels as well as our numerous after school clubs.
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Since 2004, Jem Peck BSc (geography) PGCE (science) (both from Kingston University). Taught at St John’s, Kingston for nine years, then moved out of education altogether for six years into the corporate world, where he focused on event production, marketing, PR and team-building. Gaining this wider perspective has been ‘incredibly helpful’ to his current role, he says, ‘particularly for recruitment and driving the creative feel of the school.’

A very visible presence throughout the school, he teaches English and reasoning to year 6 and is often in and out of the classrooms. Enthusiastic yet calm, he gets down to the kids’ level when talking to them. ‘Unlike many heads in the private sector, he praises the children directly rather than turning his back on them to tell the parent,’ one parent...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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