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Category: Early Years

Dulwich Prep London Announces New Nursery Provision for Two-Year-Olds

9th February 2024

Earlier this term, we announced that we have received official sign-off from the Department for Education that Dulwich Prep London is now able to open a provision for two-year-olds! This is wonderful news and marks an exciting next step for the school, not just because we can now support the very youngest in our community…

The Role Gratitude Can Play in Building Resilience

1st December 2023

In life, there will always be hardships. Rather than shielding children from these hardships, we want to ensure that we, as a school, have educated children with strategies so that they feel stronger when they inevitably have to face them. The former Chief Operating Officer for Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, spoke at the 2016 graduation ceremony…

Head Master’s Art Competition 2023

15th May 2023

Children entering this year’s Head Master’s Art Competition created pieces based on the ‘Justice and Wisdom’ theme. It was a joy to see the vast array and variety of mediums and styles.  A particular well done to our winners: Ellington R in Early Years, Jackson P-R in Pre-Prep, Kit D in Lower School, David E…

‘Use it or lose it’? The Importance of Getting Early Years Teaching ‘Right’.

12th October 2022

Research is pretty conclusive: the experiences between the ages of two and six, both at home and in school, are crucial for predicting future academic success. Why? All cognitive function is dependent on the connections formed in the brain. Put simply, the neurons, or brain cells, require connections between each other, and these ‘synapse’ connections…

The Early Years Classroom, A Clear Direction for Dulwich Prep London

1st September 2022

In the first week of September, 77 boys and girls will walk into brand new Nursery classrooms. These classrooms represent many years of researching (and trialling) the best practices and products to provide an outstanding start to a child’s education. The classroom environment has always played an important role in providing a good foundation in…

Dulwich Prep & Senior Announcement

We are delighted to share that we will be extending our provision from ages 3-13 to ages 2-16. Our first Year 9 cohort will start in September 2025.

As a highly commended school at this year’s Independent School of the Year Awards, we are excited to share that we will become Dulwich Prep & Senior.

We will continue to be a school of choice, maintaining our exceptional Prep offering with the option of staying to GCSE. Our support of families in finding the right senior school or sixth form at the right time for their sons will remain at our core, whether that be at ages 11, 13 or 16.

Our key entry points will be Nursery, Reception, Year 3, Year 7 and Year 9. Occasional places may be available in other year groups.

If you would like your son to be one of our ‘Trailblazers’ and join Year 9 in 2025 or 2026, please get in touch with our Admissions Department for further details.