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A large, bustling, well-oiled machine of a school that - almost always – matches expectations. Children here are busy, happy and safe. A good choice for your all-rounder who isn’t likely to get fazed and is ready to seize the many opportunities on offer. Parents a real mixture of busy professionals (in a high proportion of families both parents are working hard), mostly English and based in north London but there are some European nationals, and other overseas parents from further afield – US, Canada, China and Japan. Lots are in the media and the arts, and there is a smattering of celebrities and a number of first time buyers...


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Since 2022, Tom Le Tissier, previously deputy head for four years. Independently educated in Guernsey, with a degree in sport and recreation development and PGCE, both from Leeds Beckett. Began his career teaching in primary schools in the state sector, progressing to deputy head academic at Duncombe Prep. Has also taught in the US for three years. Says he is happiest walking around the school, talking to the children and observing their teaching and learning. Teaches maths and computer science to children in the lower and upper school. Proud father, casual runner and keen sports fan.


Since September 2022, there has been a reception class so while those joining from the pre-prep continue to move seamlessly from the pre-prep into year 3, external applicants can now join sooner. Assessments in English, maths and reasoning at...

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