St John's Wood Pre-Preparatory School

Type Independent School
Age Range 3-7
Religion Unknown
Address St John's Hall
Lord's Roundabout
Reference Number 101174



St John's Wood Pre-Preparatory School is an esteemed independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 7 years old. Located in the heart of St John's Wood, London (NW8 7NE), this nurturing and academically stimulating environment welcomes children from nursery to Year 1. The school offers a well-rounded curriculum, focusing on not only academic development but also fostering strong personal skills, creativity, and mindfulness.

Some highlights of St John's Wood Pre-Preparatory School include:

  • Modern and spacious school building, offering a comprehensive range of classrooms, art studios, music rooms, and indoor play spaces.
  • Small class sizes, providing personalized learning and attention.
  • Strong focus on early literacy and numeracy, preparing students for the next stages of their education.
  • Daily physical education and an extensive range of extra-curricular activities.
  • A stimulating approach to developing increasingly sophisticated thinking through the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC)—an enquiry-based, unique, and child-centered program.
  • After-school club facilities with a purpose-built canopy to allow for outdoor learning and play in all weather conditions.
  • Regular link-ups with nearby St John's Wood Preparatory School to provide preparation and potential transition for students.
  • A strong sense of community, with a variety of opportunities to join parents, grandparents, and extended families in numerous activities, events, and fundraisers throughout the year.

St John's Wood Pre-Preparatory School is a member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and has been educating young children since the early 20th century, developing a strong reputation and demonstrating innovative practices that focus on happy, stimulating, and educational experiences for young pupils.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 69.77%
Girls: 30.23%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 Unknown
2 Unknown

Ofsted Rating Requires Improvement
Last Inspection Date 2023-02-07
Date Description Report
2022-12-09 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2022-03-15 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2018-05-15 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2011-11-23 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2008-05-15 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2004-06-14 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)