With every visit we can all tell that the management are highly trained and have eyes everywhere. The only boarding-only independent school in London is Harrow School (boys-only). Then many left in between the end of year 2 and the end of year 6. (1:20)Babington - Very academic - lots of testing and slightly posh.Does anyone have any thoughts? We are an independent, boarding and day school for girls and boys aged 11-18. Find houses for sale in Babington House School, London, BR7 with the UK's largest data-driven property portal. Unfortunately a lot of these will be unavailable this coming school year due to the building work going on there but once completed the new gym, changing rooms, etc should be quite impressive. That is a toughie, independent-wise, apart from Farringdons or maybe Bishop Challoner in Shortlands. I don't think that is selective although I am not sure. Book a bedroom Built in 1705, Babington House is a Grade II-listed manor set in 18 acres of English countryside in the heart of Somerset, 30 minutes from Bath Take a look around Details of a Typical Day at Babington House School from 08:30 - 17:00, Including Autumn, Spring and Summer Term Dates for 2019, 2020 and 2021. Music at Babington House thrives as an extra-curricular activity and an integral part of the school's assemblies and church services, whilst the beautiful drama facilities and theatre are always buzzing with lessons, workshops, rehearsals and performances. An independent education can, and often does, lead to a head start in life for those fortunate enough to experience it. Babington House School is a secondary school in the Bromley Local Education Authority. No the one in elmsted woods was never selective, i went there and absoloutly loved my time there. Babington are very willing to do that but parents have to make effort also to be involved with close contact, PTA, etc. Babington House School, Farringtons or St Olaves? Farringtons is not currently academically selective. Farringtons - great grounds, but found the teacher/pupil ratio not great for private school. Babington House School (BHS) Grange Drive Chislehurst Kent BR7 5ES. They will show you their report but, that is all on the inspector's day which they vigorously prepare for. Find out how Babington House School rates compared to other primary schools in Bromley with our school ratings. Have heard good things about St Olave's so not trying to put you off the other schools but think perhaps you didn't get a full picture of Babington. Headmaster: Mr Tim Lello. I'm a former student of Farringtons!! Free school meals. Other than that, I think maybe you should just go and see as many as possible, have you looked at Sevenoaks schools? To share this earth shattering life changing news! History. Thanks Mina, that sounds great. An independent boarding school for girls aged 11-18, Downe House is a traditional school with a sharp focus on the future. Facilities will be lovely once work is finished (June 2011). Neighbor complaint - people using his drive to turn. Almost all boys seem to get accepted to Eltham College or school of their choice at end of Yr 2. Browse detached, semi-detached and terraced properties to buy in Babington House School, London, BR7. All teachers are native English speakers, trained, certified and accredited. Sign up to test new midwifery service Juno, Where would your DC most like to visit after lockdown? But I wondered with Babbington if you had noticed the same thing, in year six only three girls had been there since reception. With a school roll of just over 400, every pupil from 3 to 18 years old is able to make the most of our bespoke approach to education, grow in confidence and maturity and make close friendships. We are hoping DD will be able to stay there all the way through to 16. I am still trying to decide between St Olaves (few girls) and babingtons!!! Thank you for all the replies you are all SO very kind x, It's such a shame RR is so over subscribed as I know it has a very pastoral nature (my friend's daughter is dyslexic and as mild ADHD, she's probably going there for secondary, her parents were HUGELY impressed). More boys than girls and not great facilities or grounds.Farringtons - great grounds, but found the teacher/pupil ratio not great for private school. Hope this helps! I feel very unsure. Honestly, I had no complaints at all about Babington. To hope whoever buys it is the neighbour from hell? it is Roman Catholic though. I can't find a non selective secondary school now. 1:15 and 1:14 (for ds)I think they won't go above 1:16, I can't recall a class being bigger than that.In Reception it is no more than 1:8 as both classes have a f/t TA.They have floating TAs who hear children in Years 1 and 2 read (or their teacher of course). If so how does he get on with being in a small campus. Please find below the school's uniform lists: Sixth Form Uniform. The school has considerably more female than male students, with 70.6% girls and 29.4% boys. Senior Boys Uniform (Years 7 to 11) Prep Girls Uniform (Years 3 to 6). I agree it's a shame, I guess it's just to improve results and the school's reputation. The children are encouraged to achieve rather than being pressured or hot housed for exams. No Ofsted reports are available for this school. Thank you for replying! Also, what is the boy/girl ratio in your child's class?Applehead - it's so difficult. Super school! Would this be an accurate description from your experience. Some girls go to Bromley High from my dd's school every year and it is definitely a more academic school, harder to get into, and as Eastpoint says, the GCSE range is likely to be broader, especially in the academic subjects such as MFL, option to do Latin if wished, etc. Parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. Babington House School Q & A (Questions and Answers frequently), Reviews from teachers, students and parents. )for helping her do that. You can still search for inspection reports from inspections that took place before the end of February 2020. Ds and dd were both heard daily throughout lower school.I am wondering if ds has shown you round! It is a lovely small, caring school. She is dyslexic and unlikely to pass any exam of that nature. I have looked at all three schools and my thoughts are this:St Olaves - lovely little school, kind and caring, emphasis on the child. It seems like a lovely little school. Nothing is done to curtail bullying and bad behaviour. Renowned Music and Drama School. Richard Babington (d. 1550), the son of Sir Anthony Babington, lived at Nantwich in Cheshire and was survived by his only son, also called Richard, who married Anne Starkey (1527-1564), daughter of Richard Starkey (1514-1566) and Jane Legh (1507-1589), in 1555. Tel: 020 8467 5537 URN: 101680. Best of luck, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. Super duper! It is a brilliant place. I have it's very nice. However they don't have the outdoor space of some other schools. Thanks Mina.Thats really good to hear. Prep Boys Uniform (Years 3 to 6). I think it is also selective sadly. Sixth Form pupils are offered the opportunity to take part. Our school inspections have been deferred due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Prep Girls Uniform (Reception to Year 2). Quasi tutte le strade portano a Roma. More schools in Bromley LEA or explore another LEA. still remember my school days....its been years since i was last walking in chislehurst! This is page 1 of 2 (This thread has 32 messages.). This does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but those who are eligible to receive them. Babington House is extremely pretentious and many kids are beyond spoiled and cruel! It has a mixed ability intake. They both actively like the smallness. We fuel aspiration and challenge the girls as they grow into confident young women preparing to play their part in the world. Dei … We are going to send our DSs to St Olave's Prep in New Eltham. Babington House is the benchmark of excellence, from the service to the food, aesthetics, garden design, attention to detail, cuisine and hospitality, nothing is too much trouble, no stone is left unturned. All teachers are retrained every single year. If you mean the one in Elmstead Wood? For parents, grandparents and others involved, it is a big decision. I am worried about the girl/boy ratio as my daughter is a very girly girl and the class she would be joining is very boy "heavy". I can't add anything of substance, but 20 years ago I was going to be sent as a boarder to Farringtons until I kicked up such a fuss that my mother relented and allowed me to stay at home and therefore state school! The idea of testing a 3-7 year old and putting them in an environment where everyone is expected to be academic is not appealing at all to me. Delicious cocktails, food and afternoon tea. I am looking for a school for my children, and I was wondering if you could help. It's mixed ability so they get quite good results considering it's not selective. The school is an average sized mixed gender school. Honestly it would be wprth it jist on case she got through? I really, really liked what I saw. The school makes good use of the big field in the local park, and they do Forest School locally too.Both of them have a larger boy/girl ratio in their classes. Prep school classes usually 16-18 children. Thank you so much for replying.Applehead - gosh I did not know what about Babingtons. Uniform List. INSPIRING TEACHERS, INSPIRING CHILDREN Babington House School in Chislehurst is the top small independent school in England for A level results 2018 and 3rd in the UK with 68% A* and A grades. All of these schools offer day places, with just over 10 offering boarding places as well. Prep Boys Uniform (Reception to Year 2). That seemed a very small number. We were shown around by such a polite, well mannered and confident pupil, who enthused about life at Merton.... amazing playing fields, indoor swimming pool so pupils start to swim from age 4! She is a very physically active girl so has joined in several of the lunchtime and after school clubs for sports and dancing. They have refused to offer a place there to not even 3 year olds as they can pick and choose. Pastoral care was impressive, also, the fact that it's a family run school really sets it apart from the other independents...the Headmaster really knows his stuff and you can tell he's so passionate about education, sport and all round well being of the children.... for me, Merton won hands down....i'd got in such a state as its such an important decision, all i can say is, look at all of them, speak to the pupils, check out the schools results and really talk to the Head....my son is now going into his final year at Merton and i have another 2 further down the school....its a 10 minute drive from Chislehurst and gets the kids really prepared for their 11+......finally, it has fab links with Colfes and Eltham for those wanting to carry on with private education.... Good Luck and hope this helps.....ps...its a bit like buying a house in that you'll know as soon as you step inside, if you get a good feeling!!! My DS went there. If there is anything more you want to ask off-board, I am happy to be PMed if it helps.I do know families who are also v. happy with Farringtons (big advantage being those lovely grounds plus through to 18) but I'm afraid that the only families I know from Babington moved their dcs to our school (not many I hasten to add, just a couple!). I live in Chislehurst too and for all the same reasons had a real dilemma re choosing schools.... Babington - didn't want the hassle of moving them later, Farringtons - lovely school, not enough boys, St Olaves - although my cousin went there many years ago and was very happy, it just didn't do it for me...not great facilities....Braeside and Ashgrove - again, small site etc... i was recommended Merton Court so arranged a visit....talk about blown away!! Converted to a private members club and hotel by Nick Jones, it is currently owned by Soho House Ltd.Since 1999 it … Probably why it's selective, then, if it's popular, they probably get more applicants than they have places. Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. I am going to talk to them again this week - and hopefully make a decision very soon! The Babington family of Ireland descend from the Babingtons of Dethick. Located in West Wickham, Kent, we are proud to offer an epic education for your child in a historically and culturally rich setting. Max size now increased to 20 from this Sept for reception. It always felt very "homely" to us. The head showed us around ages ago before her foot was broken. Even if my son becomes super academic I really want a non selective school for him. Can I ask you what the teacher/pupil ratio is in your kids classes? When Babington House didn't take boys beyond the end of year 6, it was common for sme boys to move from Babington to Eltham at the end of year 2. All teachers undergo the Babington Teacher Training Programme, which is a 12 week full time training programme. Babington House School strives for academic rigour in all areas and encourages pupils to become confident and able to think for themselves. Babington family of Ireland. To be perfectly honest Sally, I am not too bothered about the larger number of boys. children leaving: 2 children left DD class during reception yr, possibly due to financial reasons unfortunately but I don't know full reasons and obviously private issue. Sallysss - I have a friend with DCs at St Olaves and I know she is very happy with it.I know it is a bit further away, but have you thought of Colfes school in Lee? More boys than girls and not great facilities or grounds. It is over subscribed even for the pre school class. I liked Babington house, but felt it might be a little academic for my little boy who seems very active at the moment. They are very good in this area. His year did the tours last term while the Head got over her broken foot. I looked at Babingtons today and have been to faringdons. Hi Sally, just joined mumsnet so explains late response to your post! Why become yet another selective paying grammar school? It is difficult choosing schools and think you may have to go with gut feeling and instinct on what will best suit your children. It is very much appreciated. I went to look around Babbington House School today and was really impressed. Our users often ask questions and request information about the term dates, uniform , ofsted, mumsnet, teachers, former pupils and … I thought they were always selective? Babington House Co-Educational Senior School is an Independent Senior School & Co-Ed Senior School for Students Aged 11 to 16 Years Old. It is a co-educational School from 3 to 18 years. Abingdon House School & College is an independent day school for pupils aged from 5 to 19 with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADD/ADHD, autistic spectrum condition, social communication difficulties and other associated needs. Good luck. Im sad and now unsure as to where I can send my dd. Sorry to but in on your thread. Babington will go through a lot of upheaval this yr with the building work but school working hard to minimise impact on children. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. This shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. 10/03/2015 22:05 HiawathaDidntBotherTooMuch. Babington House is a Grade II* listed manor house, located in the village of Babington, between Radstock and Frome, in the county of Somerset, England.. They might go under the radar in a larger school perhaps. This is a really exciting time for Babington House School with growing pupil numbers. Apparently there is also a place in West Wickham x. We are an all-through school, so pupils can join us in reception and stay until they have completed their sixth form education. Hmmmm - does now sound good.Spectacular- I have not thought of Colfes, mainly because I have a thing about driving and want a school really close to Chislehurst.Think I am going to take another look at Farringtons. Thanks Mina - I think we are heading to St Olaves. The school office is open during holidays so maybe have a chat with Mrs Lee, the admissions secretary, for more information. The teaching is superb- at least in my experience. Babington is the most experienced RWI phonics provider in Hong Kong. Welcome to Wickham Court Preparatory School, an independent, co-educational day school for children from Nursery through to Year 6. We like it as we've found it to be quite friendly and were impressed with the attitude of the older girls. DfE Code: 305/6000. EG; Poppy Clifford (dep. Join Facebook to connect with Sarah Scothern and others you may know. Babington House School no longer accepts Early Years Funding from the local authority. We will not be publishing reports during this time. Welcome to Babington House School The boys and girls who come to Babington House School receive a first class education and enjoy coming to school. We have high standards of behaviour, dress and conduct, benefiting from small class sizes and a strong sense of community. A lot of parents travel from Chislehurst, so a car share is easy to find.I live in C'hurst and have two children at Colfes and it has been a god send not to have to stress about Y6 transfer, as the children move up to teh senior school there. Both reception classes have full time TA and there is also 1 TA for the Yr1 classes to share. Babington House School Reviews. Excellent pastoral care and excellent teaching. I have one of each there. The problem with selective schools is I think they have an ethos she wouldn't cope with. This yr, 2 children have left DD year in summer but both are moving away from the area (Worcester and NZ!). We have been very, very happy with it overall. The manor was sold by Thomas and Mary Mankham to Joan Elcode, a widow, according to a deed dated Easter 1572. I always wanted a school that DS could stay at until the end of year 6 when every child moved on. They all seem very supportive of each other and not too bitchy, materialistic or nastily competitive. Ask the Food Standards Agency experts your questions about food allergies and intolerances, Are you pregnant? Babington is the largest and most experienced RWI Phonics provider in Hong Kong. Bernie and cpbp, what did you like about the babingtons and what didn't you like? I went to look around Babbington House School today and was really impressed. head girl 2009/10)has won the UK young journalist of the year award for two years running and credits the Babington staff (+ her parents! Thank you so much for replying, and taking the time to send such a detailed reply. Dont go to royal russell ormbishop halloner for seconday but they have fantastic preps. St Olaves makes up for a slightly cramped site with brilliant pastoral care. It's not always as 'polished' as some other schools but most parents v friendly and genuine. I have dcs there.Farringtons is very good and very nice too. Don't agree that Babington is very academic. What is the theory behind this? Babington is a learning centre that teaches English to children from K1-P6 (3-12 years of age). I certainly wouldn't describe it as posh! Really not sure what to do. It's not as intimidating as you might have first thought! I am a bit of your thread titlemine would be "Fenn St, Bash St, or Grange Hill?". The girls have the ability to think for themselves rather than being spoon fed everything to focus solely on exam grades. The head teacher has an open door policy every Friday morning so you can always speak to her although should probably speak to class teacher first if any particular issues with your child rather than school issues in general. Mina, thank you. Erghhh - wish it was simple! - £200 voucher and £100 Thomas toys to be won. Alla Scalinata. The village of Babington dates from medieval times.Its name derives from the Babington family, who were once associated with the village, but it appears to have been for the most part demolished to make way for the house around 1705.. Do you not want your child to sit a selective exam? I have looked at all three schools and my thoughts are this: St Olaves - lovely little school, kind and caring, emphasis on the child. I wonder if posting on the local boards would help? The new PE teacher there has also had a big push in raising the level of sports achievements. We are looking at farringtons junior sch in Chislehurst for our two - again I like that its not selective, has amazing grounds and good facilities and is co-ed - it may be because I have boys but Babington was pretty girl focused (and I think the senior school is all girls, yes?). The prep classes are all approx 50/50 girls/boys so a good mix of children and in the nursery and reception there is a high staff to child ratio. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. agree, lovely grounds, i was a full time boarder. They link up with Eltham College and Harenc school for some events so that the girls can take part in mixed sports as well as girl only teams. Fees are quoted per term: Nursery: (based on 10 sessions per week and 34 weeks per year, inclusive of lunches) £3,950.00: Preparatory: Reception to Year 6 (inclusive of lunches) £4,460.00: Senior School: Years 7 - 11 (inclusive of lunches) £5,555.00 My daughter has just finished year 1 at Babingtons and has really enjoyed it there so far. Opened 1 January 1966. How on earth do you tell with independent schools which to choose? London has 101 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. Maybe give them a call? With 354 pupils, Babington House School has a significantly higher than average number of pupils in the UK. But yes tis a shame it has now become selective but it is also apparently one of the more popular ones around too. Not selective. What about looking at the state primaries? Ma tutte, assolutamente tutte le strade di Roma portano a Piazza di Spagna. There are several really nice little lads in her class - and ds is on very friendly terms with the girls in his. Thanks so much I will investigate Bishop Challoner. Babington House School is an independent day school from 3 to 18 years, situated in a beautiful group of buildings on Grange Drive in Chislehurst, near Bromley (2 minutes’ walk from Elmstead Woods Station). To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. Pupils with good attendance records at school are more likely to go on to succeed academically. The thing I like most is that the older girls are polite yet confident and you feel that they do the best they possibly can as individuals whether they get 10 A grades at GCSE, 6 mixed grades, or sporting achievements, outside awards etc. We were the first formally trained RWI teachers in Hong Kong. I hate the idea of dd1 making friends then they go. Oh yes I know but it's secondary schools I am interested in x. Oh right - fair enough. Nursery Uniform But I was really disappointed to discover the school had become selective. Re. It is an academic school but also has very good sports, art and drama facilities. Senior Girls Uniform (Years 7 to 11). I'm not sure about if it is staying girls only. The sweetest two-bed listed cottage on Paul Street, £129,950 (The House Shop, 01373 471061). Another child left at yr end as her parent was unhappy with the school but I think it's important for parents to have close dialogue with any school. Despite excellent results when they weren't being selective. It's not an issue for my son, I suppose it could be a bit for my daughter, but she has good friends at school and outside it.We have been v. happy with the school overall. Didn't find it posh either. Out of all the schools St Olaves is my fav at the moment. Thank you Mina - sorry to be dumb - but does dcs mean son. Only just joined hence the late contribution! She is above average intelligence so has the potential to go far. 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