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  • Lyonsdown School
    3 Richmond Road
    New Barnet
    EN5 1SA
  • Head: Mrs Rittu Hall
  • T 020 8449 0225
  • F 020 8441 4690
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • An independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Barnet
  • Pupils: 180
  • Religion: None
  • Fees: £7,764 - £11,766 pa
  • Open days: Open days: Open Morning: Saturday 26th February 2022 10am-12pm & 8th October 10am-12pm School In Action mornings (please reserve your space) Tues 1st March, Tuesday 8th March, Tues 15th March, Tuesday 22nd March, Tuesday 26th April
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What says..

By year 6 it’s all systems go with pupils testing for acids and carrying out electrical projects with circuits, buzzers and lights. Teachers, most of whom are long standing members of the staff room, told us they are frequently ‘blown away’ by the pupils who are ‘so into learning’. ‘Some take the country route, and some take the M25,’ one stalwart told us, ‘but we’re passionate about happy children and they all...

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since January 2022, Rittu Hall, who has 12 years of primary teaching experience as well as three years rising through the ranks at Lyonsdown. BA sociology from University of London; PGCE from Goldsmiths. As an alumni of City of London School for Girls, she is an advocate of the benefits of an all girls education and is a key driver in developing the school's new STEAM focused curriculum, following its recent move to being all-girls.


Main intakes at 3+ to nursery and 4+ to reception. Non-selective; pupils and parents all interviewed by head and for entry into year 1 and up there are assessments in maths and English. A phased transition began in 2021 to all girls' education.

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