Babington House School
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Primary & Secondary
Post 16
3 - 18
Other independent school

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5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths

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Grange Drive
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School Description

Steeped in tradition Babington House School was founded in 1887.It has always strived to create a learning environment which caters for the needs of each individual promoting active learning & success. Our exam results are constantly impressive & every child is encouraged to take pride in the school and their learning. Extra curricular activities include both sporting and cultural events.

Babington House School Parent Reviews

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“Babington - a thriving school”

"> Independent Day School from 3 to 18 years. An academic school with a strong sense of community, where every child is known and achieves their full potential.
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News, Photos and Open Days from Babington House School

Last update: 07 January 2023

Babington House School is an independent day school for pupils aged 3 to 18 years, situated in a beautiful group of buildings on Grange Drive in Chislehurst, near Bromley and close to Elmstead Woods station.

Our commitment is to provide an academic and well-rounded education with small class sizes which is tailored to the needs of our pupils, believing that bright children benefit from carefully monitored and well-directed learning, where self-discipline is highly prized and where each pupil is known as an individual. This helps Babington House pupils grow into confident, accomplished, creative young people with emotional intelligence and high standards.

Babington is an academic school. Our academic, social and sporting endeavours are underpinned by core Christian values which include a respect for others and an awareness of a purpose greater than ourselves. There is a strong sense of community at Babington House.

In its last inspection Babington House was praised by the ISI for achieving outstanding academic success at all key stages and providing exemplary pastoral care. The boys and girls receive a first-class education in a nurturing and supportive environment, set in pleasant suburban surroundings. Full range of courses for examinations at all levels. “Excellent” in all areas of the school and across every age group from 3–18 (ISI report November 2016).

Specialist facilities for Science, Music, Drama, Art, Sport, ICT, Languages, Maths & English.

Small classes: Maximum size 20 pupils. Careers guidance by a specialist.

Wide range of sports (Athletics, Swimming, Tennis, Netball, Gymnastics, Football, Cross Country) and extracurricular activities (Drama, Gym Club, Horse Riding, Cookery, Rock Climbing, Taekwondo, Archaeology Club, Choir, Ballet, Tap, Elocution and Instrumental Tuition).

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Babington House School Catchment Area Map

This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.