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  • Rosemead Preparatory School
    70 Thurlow Park Road
    West Dulwich
    SE21 8HZ
  • Head: Mr Philip Soutar
  • T 020 8670 5865
  • E [email protected]…
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  • An independent school for boys and girls aged from 2.5 to 11
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Lambeth
  • Pupils: 301
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: £7,860 - £14,760 pa
  • Open days: Autumn Term 2021: Saturday 9th October (10.00 – 12.30h) and Tuesday 9th November (9.30 – 11.00am). There is no need to book in advance for these Open Mornings. Small group School Show-Rounds are also available and are bookable online.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What says..

...How high pressure is it? A parent who has had three children through the school reported: ‘I think Rosemead gets the balance right – one of the reasons we chose it… the amount of homework is about right, more than your average state primary, but not as much as some of the more high pressure private schools in the area.’

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What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2017, Philip Soutar BEd, previously headmaster of St Wystan's School in Derbyshire, and before that deputy head at Ackworth Junior School. Degree from Exeter; main subject areas are science, PE (he's a golfer) and drama (interests include musical theatre and amateur dramatics), and has taught in junior and senior schools. Married to Lisa, a primary music specialist at Dulwich Prep London; they have two children.

Head of the pre-prep since 2005, Mary-Elizabeth Everitt BEd Goldsmiths College (40s). She started in the state sector, before teaching for 14 years at Dulwich Prep London. Friendly and quietly spoken, she is focused and clearly made of steely stuff.


Describes itself as ‘mixed ability’. Children may enter the nursery when they are two and a half; at 4+ into reception or at 7+ into year...

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