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  • North London Collegiate Junior School
    Canons
    Canons Drive
    Edgware
    HA8 7RJ
  • Head: Mr Richard Queripel - Acting Head
  • T 020 8952 1276
  • F 020 8951 1293
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.nlcs.org.uk
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 4 to 11 with a linked senior school
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Harrow
  • Pupils: 320
  • Religion: Christian Inter-denominational
  • Fees: £20,640 pa
  • Open days: Open Morning: Saturday 23rd September; School in Action Mornings also take place which can be booked through the school's website.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Linked schools: North London Collegiate School

What says..

Parent after parent told us that this isn’t a school for ‘cookie cutter’ girls and that individuality is embraced – although let there be no doubt that the common qualities of diligence and an eagerness to please are prerequisites. A thicker skin is also beneficial to protect those who may otherwise be daunted by their ‘stratospherically bright’ classmates and, as with all ‘all-through’ schools, we recommend carrying out thorough due diligence of the senior school too before...

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

What The Good Schools Guide says

Acting Head of junior School

Since February 2024, Richard Queripel. Degree in history and English from University of Sheffield. He first joined the junior school in 2012 as a primary teacher and English subject lead. After a brief sting as deputy head at Blackheath High Junior School, he returned to NLCS in 2023 as pastoral deputy head, then acting head of the junior school.

Entrance

Highly selective from 4+ with over 300 trying for 40 reception places. Assessments in January of year of entry. Girls are observed participating in ‘relaxed activities’ in groups of 10 to 12 of the same birth month. Although parents describe the mere thought of it as ‘daunting to say the least’, there’s no requirement for advanced literacy; ‘they don’t need to be able to write their name,’ insists school, ‘but they should...

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