Back To School

For more details on how we are beginning our safe, orderly and effective transition back to school from 1 June, please read our Back to School Guide.

St. Nicholas Preparatory School, Kensington, London

St. Nicholas Preparatory School is a happy, vibrant independent school with Nursery. Located in Kensington, London, St. Nicholas provides a demanding and balanced education for children aged 3 to 11 years.

We are a modern school founded on traditional values that prepares children for entrance to leading London schools. Together with academic and intellectual accomplishment we believe that the happiness of a child is a true measure of success, and that children learn best when they are happy. We therefore focus on developing the whole person and successfully prepare each pupil for life as a fulfilled adult.

Meet our Headmistress

Mrs Alison Melrose

Welcome to St Nicholas Prep 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…

Headmistress's Welcome

Fantastic Location

Wonderful Outdoor Space

St. Nicholas Preparatory School is located in Kensington and has direct access to world-renowned museums and colleges just around the corner in Exhibition Road…

See our Facilities

School Inspection Report

March 2017

“Pupils learn well and make good progress from their different starting points. They get off to a flying start in the early years and achieve above the national expectations for this age group.”

“The quality of the early years’ provision, including its leadership and management, is outstanding. Throughout the school, the quality of teaching and assessment is good. There are some excellent examples of teaching…”

Learn more about our Inspection Report

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