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Welcome to The Hampshire School Chelsea

The Hampshire School Chelsea children are inquisitive with unique abilities, interests and aspirations.

Founded in 1928, The Hampshire School Chelsea is distinctive as a 3-13 co-educational preparatory school for its location in London, its heritage rooted in the performing arts, and because it offers a holistic education which aims to develop happy, curiosity, confident and intellectually stimulated children who embrace their potential at every stage of school life. 

We provide the foundations for each child’s love of learning to flourish within a nurturing and caring ethos. We are a reflective learning community and value the quality of our relationships with our parents and whole school community. The School motto, ‘Alte Spectemus’ reflects our commitment to high aspirations in all aspects of our educational provision. Further, our Growth Mindset approach, and five core values of Respect, Resilience, Responsibility, Community and Excellence, encourage personal fulfilment, academic progress and excellence throughout.  

Aiming high is a fundamental element of the broad and rigorous academic curriculum at The Hampshire School Chelsea which is further strengthened by an extensive extra-curricular clubs programme. We pride ourselves on supporting the children’s development across the breadth of curriculum subjects for academic, sporting, artistic and creative talents to be advanced. 

The joy of learning and the fun of childhood exploration start in our Early Years setting, in a Victorian house in Wetherby Place where a positive, exploratory and confident attitude to effective learning is nurtured. 
Our Pre-prep and Prep school is located in an iconic building in Chelsea where we have a learning environment that inspires children to lead successful lives. Preparation for the finest local day and boarding senior schools at 11+ and 13+ is extensive and we have an enviable record of successful transition to selective senior schools.

I hope that our website conveys what makes The Hampshire School Chelsea so special, however, there is no better way to get a clear impression of our educational provision than by visiting us. I look forward to welcoming you. 

To arrange a visit and to meet our pupils and staff, please call us on 0207 352 7077 or email admissions@thehampshireschoolchelsea.co.uk

Dr Pamela Edmonds
Head

Head's Report - July 2018-19

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The Early Years

5 Wetherby Place
London, SW7 4NX

Tel: +44[0] 207 370 7081
Admissions: admissions@thehampshireschoolchelsea.co.uk
Enquiries: info@thehampshireschoolchelsea.co.uk

Pre-Prep & Prep School

15 Manresa Road, Chelsea
London, SW3 6NB

Tel: +44[0] 207 352 7077
Admissions: admissions@thehampshireschoolchelsea.co.uk
Enquiries: info@thehampshireschoolchelsea.co.uk