Why Choose Clifton Lodge School?

Why Choose Clifton Lodge School?

Your choice of school allows your child to achieve their personal best and sets them up for future success.



Independent Prep School in Ealing, London

The early years of a child’s education are ones of excitement, exploration, investigation and discovery. From 3 to 5 years old, your child takes their first steps along the exciting Clifton Lodge journey of learning and development. They are supported by our highly skilled and experienced staff. At Clifton-Lodge, we pride ourselves on offering our pupils the very best start in life. As a specialist prep school, we are able to provide an all-round education of the highest quality that challenges and engages our children. Our aim is to inspire, to encourage a spirt of enquiry and exploration and to provide an exciting, stimulating and safe environment in which to learn. We are a happy school with a strong community and family values.

There are a number of compelling reasons to choose Clifton Lodge for your child. Here are just a few:

Specialists in teaching 3-11 year olds

We are a specialist prep school with a wonderful Nursery. Our highly qualified and dedicated staff, together with small class sizes, make the most of every learning opportunity. Children are encouraged to develop a respect for others, combined with building their confidence and independence. We focus on creating a joy for learning which enhances their progress and achievement as they continue through the school.

Broad Foundation in Reading, Writing and Maths

We provide excellent 11+, with some specialist teachers, to attain places at the best Independent and Grammar senior schools. With a strong focus on the core subjects: we concentrate on building a strong phonic base in the early years on which we build reading and writing skills. Maths is introduced in a practical way, with the emphasis on building a broad skills base. Our personalised learning approach means that children are often working well above expected levels for their age.

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At Clifton Lodge, we have a strong emphasis on pastoral care. Our culture of respect and kindness means we are a successful, thriving and happy school.

Every day in our school, we learn about making good friends, sensible choices, staying safe, manners and being kind to others.

Pupil Progress Tracking
To ensure all our pupils are reaching their maximum potential, we track their individual academic progress and potential. This is a key tool when looking at next school options and provides the school and parents with accurate data to select the best senior schools for their children.
Our pupils gain places at the best Independent and Grammar senior schools each year and we support and challenge each child to attain their very best.

Flexible wraparound care and holiday clubs

We understand family life is very busy, which is why we have excellent and flexible after school care, from 8am to 6pm daily, with our qualified staff. High Fliers Holiday Club is available during the half-term holidays and some weeks at Christmas, Easter and in the summer holidays.

Comments from our parent survey

High aspirations and expectations for all pupils. Children are nurtured to achieve their potential. Small school and attentive teachers.

We are very grateful and would always recommend families to this nurturing and holistic school. Thanks for the support and a well rounded education.

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