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A competitive, purposeful and demanding school which has retained old fashioned values. Pupils are challenged on all fronts and, as one parent put it, ‘By the time the children reach year 5, they are under pressure to perform. It’s not a soft school but, for the right child, there simply isn’t anywhere better in the area.’ Head gives out CE results to boys as they sit around a camp fire on the year 8 trip to Wales. ‘A lovely touch, and the boys never forget it. It’s a gesture typical of the school,’ says one parent. Parents are typically…

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What the school says...

Newland House is a co-educational IAPS Preparatory day school in South West London. The school is non-selective at the age of four and also offers entry to Year 3 at the age of seven via a 7+ Assessment in January of Year 2. Following the relocation of the Pre-Prep to new premises In September 2016, the school will offer more places in Reception and entry in Year 3 via 7+ assessment will be phased out. ...Read more

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Headmaster

Since 2010, Mr David Alexander BMus Dip NCOS (50s). Previously head of Norland Place School and Haddon Dene School. Warm, welcoming and with a good sense of humour. Very kind and doesn’t have a bad word to say about anybody. Justifiably proud of his charges. ‘Our 13-year-old boys are a delight, as are our 11-year-old girls. I’m very proud to know any of them. I like what the school has done for them.’ Parents say, ‘What you see is what you get. Pupils and parents respect him but he knows how to laugh too.’ Believes one of his main jobs is to steer parents towards the right school for their child: he wants his pupils to be at the top of their game at their senior schools. The children adore him because he’s such...

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