Cameron Vale School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
70
AGES
2 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Other independent school

How Does The School Perform?

Full Report
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Independent Inspection Report
(2019-02-14)
PREP

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Day
Boarding Type
Available
Scholarship Status
£800
to
£6,435
Day Fees Per Term

Leaver Destinations

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NURSERY 2+

Co-educational nursery

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4 The Vale
Chelsea
London
SW3 6AH
+44 (0)20 7352 4040

School Description

Cameron Vale is a co-educational pre-prep and prep school for boys and girls from the aged 2 to 11 years. Their mission is to help each and every one of the children at Cameron Vale to attain his or her personal best in a loving, affirming and encouraging atmosphere.

News, Photos and Open Days from Cameron Vale School
Last update: 05 April 2022
OPEN DAYS AND VIRTUAL VISITS

 

We believe that Cameron Vale School is a great place to be and we would love for your child to join us.

 

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Meet the Head: Bridget Saul

Bridget joined Cameron Vale as Headteacher in September 2020 with nearing 25 years successful teaching and leadership experience in the maintained and independent sectors. Believing that the prep school years are a time for children to be challenged to explore their interests and talents, Bridget is committed to creating an environment which allows for each child to be known as an individual and their emerging personalities and strengths cherished and developed.

Who/what inspired you to become a teacher?

Quite simply – children. I have always been at my happiest around children and have found teaching to be an enormously rewarding career. Learning is never a straight-forward or sedentary process, nor does it follow a predictable trajectory; which makes it exciting.  There are always new ways to learn, new approaches, new ideas and, as the world changes, so does the world of education and schools alike.

What achievement are you most proud of as Head?

I believe that success as a Head is measured by the success of others; the children and teachers. I do not subscribe to one particular leadership theory or practice but what I have found, is that aiming to establish a clear, shared sense of direction and developing the skills of teachers, coupled with openness, listening to the views of others and modelling a positive and calm approach has clear impact on the practice of teachers and direction a school.

What does a successful school look like to you?

The success of a school can very much be seen in the way in which children are given the room to develop personally alongside academic expectations which challenge for each child. I have witnessed at first-hand how creating pastoral structures which allow for each child to be known as an individual alongside sharing the same high expectations of what children can achieve coupled with a common understanding of the methods which help them to learn most effectively leads to achievement and personal development.

Successful schools place emphasis on teaching and learning which assures originality of thought, with resilience, capacity for collaboration, risk taking and perseverance developed across every subject and in every lesson. Successful schools never stand still and, with children’s learning and well-being placed at the heart of decision making, create a culture of reflection where it is the norm for teachers and children to find new and better ways of doing things.

 

What is the most important quality you want every child to have when they leave your school? And why?

We want our children to leave us with a set of values which will act as a positive blueprint for their actions, attitudes and ultimate success so that they present as fearless in their endeavours, collaborative, kind, positive, reflective and resilient.

We very much believe that the essence of education stretches far beyond achievement in exams and that schools must seek to engender skills which will act as a platform for success in an ever-changing and uncertain world with which children will be faced when they reach in adulthood.

Please give 5 words to describe the ethos of your school.

Nurturing

Inspiring

Encouraging

Individual

Successful

Cameron Vale 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.