There’s no question that the competition to attend the best schools in London is fierce; and for parents who see education as top priority, proximity to quality institutions is essential when deciding where to move house. For many, Streatham in south London has become an increasingly popular choice—home to many top-grade educational institutions, including 15 schools ranked as ‘Outstanding’ according to the distinguished Ofsted education standard. Set your kids up on the pathway to success with these schools in Streatham that strive for the best in educational excellence.

These quality educational institutions boost the property prices of a neighbourhood undeniably, adding a premium to the real estate in those areas in London. With more attention to the access of premium education, it has become an important factor when deciding on purchasing residential property. With Streatham’s many top schools, the property prices within the district are expected to soar in the coming years.

 

Immanuel School

Immanuel School

Type: Private school, Co-ed
Ages: Year 7 – 13
GCSE Ranking: 37
GCSE A*/A Grade %: 72

Founded in 1594, Immanuel School is a co-ed school with over 900 pupils on roll. Believing in the fundamental purpose of education to promote “life in all its fullness”, Immanuel School has gone from strength to strength, ranking within the top 50 co-ed independent schools in London in 2017, and boasting rising GCSE results in recent years. Fostering a high-achieving academic and personal development environment, Immanuel School offers a strong co-curriculum including drama, sports and music.

Immanuel School

 

Streatham & Clapham High School

Streatham Clapham High School

Type: Private school, Girls
Ages: Nursery, prep (Year 1 – 6), senior (Year 7 – 12) and sixth form (Year 13)
GCSE Ranking: 36 in the whole of London, Top 100 in the whole of UK
GCSE A*/A Grade %: 72.8

A private school for girls, Streatham & Clapham High School strives for the pursuit of excellence across all endeavours, from academic to extracurriculars. The school fosters a warm and welcoming environment, with staff easily accessible to pupils, and boasts examination results placing the school in the top 20% of independent schools nationally. Entrance scholarships are available, ranging across academic to specialist (including art, drama, music and sport).

Streatham & Clapham High School

 

Dulwich College

Type: Private School, Boys
Ages: Nursery – Year 13
GCSE Ranking: 49 in the whole of UK
GCSE A*/A Grade %: 83.9

Cultivating a quality education in boys throughout their early childhood to teenage years, Dulwich College remains one of the most coveted day and boarding schools in the district, a leading academic institution with a strong ethos and values. Settled amongst the historic campus, pupils are encouraged to excel in everything from artistic and academic pursuits to good manners, building up their character and setting them up for success. With ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted ratings across the board, Dulwich’s prestige continues to attract the best and brightest in the area.

Dulwich College

 

St. Andrews Church of England Primary School

St. Andrews Church of England Primary School

Type: Catholic, Co-ed
Ages: Year 1 – 6

St. Andrews Church of England Primary School promotes a vision of growing and learning together with faith, providing an excellent education for children from nursery age to Year 6. Starting from the age of 3, kids are nurtured in small-class sizes and strive for higher quality education. Facilities include a large grassed field, multiple playgrounds, a woodland area, school garden, library, music room and classrooms outfitted with interactive whiteboards. The Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ school also caters to kids with special educational needs with disabilities programmes for students.

St. Andrews Church of England Primaru School

 

Granton Primary School

Granton Primary School

Type: Public, Co-ed
Ages: Nursery – year 6

Achieving Ofsted’s ‘Outstanding’ status since 2017, Granton Primary School fosters a strong school community and family atmosphere to promote a love of learning in its students. With values of inclusivity and diversity at the forefront, Granton is all about developing curious, respectful and resilient individuals, with the belief that parents play a critical role in the successful educational journey of its pupils.

Granton Primary School

 

Dunraven School

Type: Public, Co-ed
Ages: Year 1 – 13

Widely regarded as a top-ranking educational institution, Dunraven School boasts 90% of Year 13 attaining an above average score in academics, and is one of few schools to hold Platinum Artsmark Status, receiving an “Outstanding” Ofsted ranking in every category since 2014. Dunraven promotes educational enrichment across a range of fields for altogether well-rounded individuals.

Dunraven School

 

Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School

Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School

Type: Catholic, Co-ed
Ages: Year 7 – 13

A co-educational Roman Catholic secondary school, Bishop Thomas boasts a strong track record of educational excellence, focusing on an array of extra-curricular enrichment programmes ranging from sporting to music, and specific interests including art textiles, cheerleading, chess, and trampolining. With many long-standing teachers on staff, students are given one-on-one attention to develop several aspects including academics, social skills, spirituality, and more.

Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School

 

Goldfinch Primary

Goldfinch Primary

Type: Public, Co-ed
Ages: Year 1 – 6

Established in 2019, Goldfinch Primary boasts sparkling new facilities, and is a champion of providing a safe and happy learning environment for kids. Celebrating the unique differences of each individual pupil, Goldfinch Primary touts a broad, diverse and well-balanced curriculum, with subjects including Mathematics, Science, Reading & Writing, Computing, and Religious Education.

Goldfinch Primary

 

Little Cedars

Little Cedars

Type: Public, Co-ed
Ages: 6 months to pre-school aged children

Offering high quality childcare in Streatham, Little Cedars provides a safe and stimulating space for babies aged 6 months to pre-school aged children, with a high staff-to-student ratio to ensure each child can flourish. Preparing toddlers for school by the time they reach age 5, Little Cedars follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, with a welcoming nursery and playground, animal enclosure and vegetable patch located on-site.

Little Cedars