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Pets lend a family atmosphere. We met Fluffy ‘the slightly evil hamster’ and children eagerly await Marley the rescue rabbit. Come lunch time they troop to the senior school dining hall for a lunch which bears no resemblance to ‘school dinners’. Children struck us as happy and relaxed. Some choose the school because of a relative lack of pressure, one parent feeling it ‘would suit a child who thrives in a less competitive academic environment'...

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Since 2015, Paul Cozens BA (40s). Degree in education studies with music and French from Exeter. Describes himself and the head of the senior school as a Venn diagram with a 50 per cent overlap of core values. He brings much to the party, including music and mindfulness. Previously deputy of St Paul’s Cathedral School, his first posts were at South Hampstead High junior dept and the Beacon School before being appointed as director of studies at Newton Prep. He is an ISI inspector.

Parents enthuse: ‘He is dynamic, interested, brave… he is open-minded and interested in new ideas’; ‘he manages to uphold the college's traditions while keeping up with the current times’; ‘just right for the age group – visible, involved, friendly and approachable towards the children yet also minded...

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