28 Abercorn Place, London, NW8 9XP
Head: Mr Christopher Hammond
Abercorn School is an Independent School for boys and girls aged between 2 and 13. They currently have total of about 336 pupils, with approximately half British families and half International families. The school is set across three attractive locations in and around Marylebone. The Pre-Prep building is situated on Marylebone Road and the Prep building is situated in Portland Place. Year 2 is part of the Pre-Prep and Years 5 and 6 are part of the Prep School. These buildings are only 1 mile apart and the school operate a bus service between them so children can be dropped off and collected from the same place.
Abercorn School strives to provide a friendly, caring and inspiring academic atmosphere. Inclusion and Diversity are at the heart of the school. Abercorn believes that happy children make good learners. As such, the school has cut lesson times from 1 hour to 50 minutes to give the children longer breaks and improve their wellbeing.
Children are continually evaluated, supported and challenged in order to allow them to acquire individual skills and talents. The school as an excellent record of achievement and excellence. They regularly feed to schools such as Highgate, City of London School, Wetherby, Merchant Taylors, UCS at 11+ and 13+.
Abercorn School use a number of sporting facilities close to them. Pupils regularly visit Seymour Leisure Centre for swimming and PE lessons, and also take part in outdoor games sessions at Paddington Recreation Ground. Fixtures against other schools are organised throughout the school term in football, hockey and netball. There are a range of after school clubs on offer to the children should they wish to take part in extracurricular activities. The 100-seat theatre is a large and impressive feature of Abercorn School. It boasts plenty of lights and high technical functions, and is a source of great use by the performing arts, and in extra-curriculars. The school has a pleasant art room and library, and one large science lab (refurbished 2023).
Type: Nursery, Junior School, Senior School, Through School
Day/Boarding: Day Only
Ages Covered: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Religious Ethos: None
Opening Date: 10/22/1987
Sibling Policy: Yes
+ Add To My Schools ListSelection: Not Academically Selective