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Values & Ethos

Stimulating independent learning in line with our Montessori heritage

Our Ethos

St. Nicholas Preparatory School is an independent school promoting a rich and varied education in which all children are valued equally and encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We offer a structured and challenging environment. Children are rewarded for the highest standards of behaviour, effort and academic achievement.


Our Aims

  • To ensure the rich cultural diversity of our community is reflected and celebrated throughout the school;
  • To promote a culture of life-long learning both within and beyond the classroom;
  • Be an inclusive school which welcomes all children and regards each as an individual;
  • To provide a nurturing environment with a focus on spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our children;
  • Promote our own school values alongside Fundamental British Values


St Nicholas Values:

  • Ambitious
  • Resilient,
  • Respectful
  • Kind
  • Together we are a Team