St Nicholas Preparatory School

St Nicholas Preparatory School

Day London

Welcome to St Nicholas Prep School, a vibrant independent school with Montessori Nursery and Reception located in the heart of Kensington.  We provide a demanding and balanced education to boys and girls aged 2.9 to 11.

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St Nicholas Preparatory School has a total of 188 pupils.

Day pupil fees are from £3870 to £5945, per term.

90 Day Boys
(2- 11)
98 Day Girls
(2- 11)

About St Nicholas Preparatory School

We offer a kind and nurturing environment where small class sizes and dedicated staff mean that each child in our community is valued as an individual and encouraged and inspired to achieve their very best. Situated in an enviable position opposite Hyde Park, our girls and boys enjoy spacious, airy classrooms and a large garden in which to learn and play and really enjoy their prep school years.

Admissions Process

Step 1
Book and attend an open morning:

18 January 2018 or 10 May 2018
We encourage prospective parents to see our school in action during one of our open events.  Open mornings are held during term-time. They start at 9:30am with a welcome from the Headteacher, followed by a school tour with a member of the senior leadership team and a Q&A session.

Step 2
Complete and return a registration form
To apply for a place at St. Nicholas Preparatory School please complete our online registration form together with payment of a non-refundable registration fee of £100.

Step 3
Invitation to attend an interview/taster session/assessment
You will receive an email inviting your child to come in for a taster session/assessment (nursery to year 6) We are a non-selective school but we do assess potential pupils to determine their current academic level and how we can help them to fulfil their potential.

Nursery – we invite all parents and their children to come in for a 30 min interview with the Head of Early Years. This is a perfect opportunity for both the school and parents to get to know each other and discuss parents’ expectations.
Reception taster session – your child will be taken to one of our classrooms and spend around 1hour with the Head of Early Years.
Assessment for year 1 to year 6 pupils – children spend the whole day with us and take part in normal class activities. Lunch and snacks throughout the day will be provided.

Step 4
Offer of place
Further to the interview/taster session/assessment places are offered as soon as possible. Should the assessment provide further reason for reflection the Admissions Team will contact you for further discussion.



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Forthcoming Open Days

  • Open Morning

    9:30 -11:00