Bluebird Nursery
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St Hilda's School


Lisa Botwright - Admissions Co-ordinator

We welcome visits from prospective parents. Please telephone the Registrar, Mrs Botwright, to arrange a tour on 0208 950 1751. Alternatively email or click on the 'Contact Us' button to submit an online request. (see right)

We hold Open Mornings every spring and autumn. The next Open Morning is on Saturday 10th October from 09.30 to 12.30. Please email the Registrar if you would like to attend.

We are currently accepting registrations for places from September 2016 - please see key dates below. 

Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will ever make about your child's future, so it is important to make the right choice.  We are always happy to answer your questions and to guide you through the admissions process.  You will find more information contained in the Admissions Policy or browse through our FAQs  (see right).

  Deadline for Registration Assessment Morning Offers by Post Deadline for Acceptance
4+ Applications 30/10/2015 05/11/2015 12/11/2015 05/02/2016
7+ Applications 30/10/2015 05/11/2015 12/11/2015 05/02/2016

The closing date for applying for a 4+ or 7+ place for September 2015 has now expired and we have a waiting list in these year groups; however, there are a very limited number of spaces within the school in some other year groups, so please contact the Registrar for more information. We are happy to accept mid-year and mid-term starters providing there are places available.

Admission to Bluebird Nursery

Bluebird Nursery is full for the academic year 2015-16 and there is a waiting list for places from July 2016. You will need to apply by October 2015 if you wish to be considered for a place within the academic year July 2016 - August 2017 (including if your child turns two between these dates.) We hold open mornings every Friday between 09.30 and 10.30. Please email the Registrar to confirm your request to visit. 

As a charity we are able to offer a limited number of means tested bursaries, from Year 3.

In a recent survey, we asked our parents why they chose St Hilda's: here are some excerpts:

 “St Hilda’s is a small, caring school ‘home away from home”

“As a prep school, the academic level is high, ensuring the potential to move to a high achieving senior school”

“We fell in love with the school immediately because of its size and nurturing ethos”

“Sending our daughter to St Hilda’s is the best thing we ever did!”

“I can rest assured that my child’s interests are taken care of”

“(St Hilda’s) has brought our daughter up to be a very smart, independent little girl.”

“St Hilda’s is a wonderful, nurturing school (with a) perfect balance of pursuing academic results and bringing out other potential within the girls”

“My experience of Nursery and Reception so far has been fantastic – the teachers second to none.”   

“The nicest prep school of the six we looked at.”

“Helpful, friendly, welcoming attentive and totally committed to making the school experience as rewarding for our daughter as possible.”

“Teachers were very friendly and the children were so amazingly well-mannered.”

“I felt the teachers were exceptionally competent in delivering the curriculum”

“We were very impressed with the confidence and love of their school demonstrated by the Year 6 girls who showed us around.”