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Official Opening of St Anthony’s School for Girls

St Anthony’s School for Girls, the new independent Catholic school located at Ivy House, North End Road, NW11, welcomed founding parents, governors, and other guests on the evening of 12 October to celebrate its official opening. The school is situated on the North End Road (A502) between Golders Green and Hampstead Heath, and it is Continue reading…

Interview with Coo.Social Co-Founder Shilpa Bhandarkar

Handling your children’s schedules can be very challenging, especially once they start school and you have to keep track of playdates, show and tell, birthday parties, assignments due, Jeans for Genes days and so forth. As a working parent, I have been guilty of bringing my daughter to school in uniform on the one day Continue reading…

Relocating to London with children – how to find a school

  I receive a lot of emails from parents around the world relocating to London. Just in the last week, I have received emails from mums and dads in New York, Dubai, Portugal and Mumbai! The problems faced by internationals moving to London with children tend to be very similar – what year group will Continue reading…

Christmas Appeal for Education in Africa in support of the charity PEAS

London Pre-Prep’s Christmas appeal aims to raise £5,000 for the UK based education charity PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools). This innovative charity builds and runs secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia, where currently only 1 in 4 children can afford to attend secondary school. Every £31.50 donated will provide one extra child with a secondary education! How is that possible? PEAS Continue reading…

I am excited to announce the launch of the free London schools guide LONDON SCHOOLS DEMYSTIFIED. It contains concise and very up to date info on finding the best state primaries and prep schools in your area, choosing a school and preparing for admission as well as planning the journey from primary to secondary school Continue reading…

Welcome to London pre-prep! I assume you are either expecting your first baby or have already given birth to that little treasure, so congratulations!!! And now you are starting to think of schools and might be getting worried. You might have heard stories about having to live on the doorstep of good state schools in Continue reading…