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The creative displays of artistic endeavours and handwritten work, along with educational themes that are imaginatively brought to life in every inch of this school, are like nothing else we’ve seen. We walked through World War I trenches in one corridor, only to find a classroom-come-rainforest. We saw the cosiest, most welcoming book-corners known to mankind and ancient Egyptian art practically jumping off the noticeboards.  Girls are guaranteed a place at the Royal Masonic School and about 85 per cent take it, making it the clear choice for parents looking for a one stop shop. A tip-top girls’ school for those that favour the ....

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In September 2012 we opened a second, parallel Reception class where girls are taught in classes of a maximum of 14. There is a planned expansion in each year group until the school maximum class size of 24 may be reached in Year 6.

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Since January 2022, Melanie Horn, previously assistant head at St Martin’s School, Northwood. Studied primary education at University of Wales, Bangor, since when she's been a primary teacher for 20 years working across the maintained and independent sectors.


Most join the nursery at 3+ for automatic entry into reception. Two-form entry in reception. Around half a dozen join year 3. Entry from year 1 upwards involves a full day assessment including English, maths and reasoning tests.
Academic ability is ‘just a part’ of the selection criteria, however, with the way candidates approach tasks and interact with other girls during the half day assessment held in equal regard. Around half come from the on-site pre-prep, Ruspini House, though places not guaranteed.

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