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Salcombe Preparatory School

Address: Green Road, London, N14 4AD
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Description Salcombe Preparatory School

  • Location: London, UK
  • Founded: 1916
  • Age of students: 3-11 years
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Founded in 1916, Salcombe is an independent preparatory school for girls and boys from 3 to 11 years old. Located at two neighboring sites in Southgate, North London, Salcomb celebrated its centenary: it is renowned for the highest standards of performance, happy, confident graduates. A unique approach to learning ensures that students successfully complete Salcombe in selected areas, transfer to the best selective independent and public schools in the country.

Salcombe Prep School is proud to be part of Cognita, an international organization with approximately 70 schools in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Cognita is a group of diverse but interconnected schools that unite forces in the inspiring world of education with one common goal: building confidence, empowering students to achieve future success.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Salcombe Preparatory School

Program name
from 3 370 £ / term

Preschool - 3370 £ / term.

Academic subjects:

  • Maths
  • English language, communication
  • The world
  • Art, design
  • Personal, social, emotional development
  • Physical development.

Pre-Prep - Grade 2 - 4076 £ / term.

The curriculum includes:

  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Natural Sciences
  • Geography
  • Physical development
  • Art
  • Music
  • ICT

Prep - Grade 3-6 - £ 4076 / term.

Disciplines studied:

  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Natural Sciences
  • Geography
  • Physical development
  • Art
  • Music
  • ICT
  • French.

Accommodation, housing and food

The Salcombe Catering Team works closely with Thomas Franks, whose company provides students with delicious, nutritious, hot meals. Food is prepared on the spot every day, cooks bake their own bread.

Founded in 2005, Thomas Franks's company receives the best seasonal, local and regional, non-GMO, organic food.

Student needs are in the focus of the supplier company — from menu design to meeting a variety of dietary needs.

Events Salcombe Preparatory School

  • All students make one trip per semester: they are organized in such a way as to complement the study of a particular subject.
  • The breakfast club is open from 7:30, early morning supervision is available from 8:00, after-school supervision is available until 18:00 for Pre-Prep and until 18.15 for Prep.
  • A wide range of events and clubs hosted by teachers and invited experts is available. Some clubs are aimed at expanding curricula (mathematics, learning English), others are designed to teach new skills (chess, Spanish club). Various sports clubs and teams for students also work.
  • Holiday Club offers childcare for children aged 5 to 11 years: it offers children a wide range of exciting new educational activities, teaches you how to experiment, take responsibility, and develop leadership skills. All this is achieved by creating a fun, relaxing learning environment where children play together, exploring a rich and challenging program.


  • Salcombe has an excellent reputation for academic excellence, sportsmanship and cultural events. Preschool and Prep are located in modernized, spacious rooms on Green Road, while older students use the adapted and significantly expanded original building at Chase Side within walking distance.
  • Small classes and individualized teaching ensure high academic standards, while an emphasis on art, music, drama, sports ensures that there is something for everyone to succeed in. A wide program of extracurricular educational activities is very popular.
  • According to the rich traditions of Salcombe, children are divided into three “school houses” - the communities to which the students belong: Clermont (Yellow), Deakin (Blue) and Rozden (Red). Pupils are distributed home each year, competing for points.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additional expenses:

  • Lunches - £ 250.
  • Internal extracurricular clubs - 80 £ / week.
  • Morning supervision - 84 £ / week.
  • Breakfast club - £ 290.

Cost of after-school supervision services (per semester):

Days a week

Full session (two hours)

Part time (one hour)


121 £

73 £


210 £

121 £


274 £

178 £


356 £

208 £


446 £

230 £

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

Scholarships Salcombe Preparatory School

The school offers discounts for children from the same family.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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