The Village School

Type Independent School
Age Range 2-11
Religion Unknown
Address 2 Parkhill Road
Belsize Park
Reference Number 100077



The Village School is a well-established, independent co-educational day school located in the heart of Hampstead, London, with the postcode NW3 2YN. The school caters to pupils from Reception year through Year 6, providing a comprehensive primary education with an encouraging and nurturing learning environment. Some key facts about The Village School include:

  • Enrollment: About 170 pupils as of the most recent information available.
  • Curriculum: The Village School offers the Early Years Foundation Stage, RE, Music, Physical Education, Drama, Art, and Design Technology. They also teach Latin as an optional subject for KS2 children.
  • Accreditations: The school is a member of The Independent Schools Association (ISA) and the British Council for Early Childhood Education (BCECE).
  • Principal: Mr. John Stevens.
  • Campus: Set in a beautiful, historic building in Hampstead, surrounded by spacious grounds that offer a setting conducive to a child's intellectual, creative, and physical development.
  • A focused approach: Recognized for its clear pedagogy, corporate values, and commitment to excellence, The Village School is deeply connected to its community, offering a well-rounded education and preparations for the future.

The school demonstrates a commitment to developing students' academic, social, emotional, physical, and creative skills, achieving top grades and instilling lifelong learning habits. Its central philosophy emphasizes encouragement, positive regard for the individual, and an appreciation of self-discovery. The school fosters an environment that celebrates individual strengths and talents and aims to nurture them to the very best of its students' abilities. The Village School's mission is to provide young people with a coherent, comprehensive, and caring education that enables them to reach their academic, artistic, and athletic goals and go on to live healthy and purposeful lives.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 8.82%
Girls: 91.18%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 Unknown
2 Unknown
3 Unknown
4 Unknown
5 Unknown
6 Unknown

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2020-03-06
Date Description Report
2020-02-11 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2017-02-07 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2012-10-03 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2009-10-01 Light touch inspection Light touch inspection
2007-02-27 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)