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League Tables

The Top Academic Prep Schools in London

Our Top London Preps list is based on the percentage of leavers in 2016 that progressed to the top academic senior schools, including, amongst others, St Paul’s Girls’, Eton, St Paul’s, and North London Collegiate (see our senior league tables on www.best-schools.co.uk ). Only those schools that share specific information on their leaver destinations are included, and the list will be amended periodically as more data becomes available.

Below are our Top 15 London Prep schools (presented in alphabetical order). These schools have been the most successful in securing places for their leavers at the UK’s top independent senior schools in 2016.

School Name

Gender

Age

Arnold House

Boys

5 to 13

Bute House

Girls

4 to 11

Dulwich Prep London

Boys

3 to 13

Eaton House The Manor Preparatory

Boys

4 to 13

Falkner House

Girls

4 to 11

Garden House Girls

Girls

3 to 11

Glendower Prep

Girls

4 to 11

Hereward House

Boys

4 to 13

Hornsby House

Co-ed

4 to 11

Kensington Prep

Girls

4 to 11

King's House School

Boys

3 to 13

St Anthony's

Boys

4 to 13

St Philip's School

Boys

7 to 13

The Hall School

Boys

4 to 13

Thomas's Battersea

Co-ed

4 to 13


The top “all-through” prep schools in London

We define “all-through” preps as those where the majority of pupils progress to the senior school. These are measured according to the GCSE results of pupils in the senior school and are ranked in order of GCSE scores for 2016.

School Name

Gender

Age

Westminster Under School

Boys

7 to 13

North London Collegiate Junior School

Girls

4 to 11

City of London School for Girls

Girls

7 to 11

St Paul’s Juniors

Boys

7 to 13

King’s College Junior School

Boys

4 to 11

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School

Boys

7 to 11

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls

Girls

4 to 11

Alleyn’s Junior School

Co-ed

4 to 11

Wimbledon High School

Girls

4 to 11

James Allen’s Preparatory School

Girls

4 to 11


* Note that although these schools have an affiliated senior school, progression is not necessarily automatic and the child will have to achieve the necessary level to enter the senior school at 11+ or 13+