Thank you so much for replying, and taking the time to send such a detailed reply. We will not be publishing reports during this time. Super school! History. To hope whoever buys it is the neighbour from hell? The school office is open during holidays so maybe have a chat with Mrs Lee, the admissions secretary, for more information. I have looked at all three schools and my thoughts are this: St Olaves - lovely little school, kind and caring, emphasis on the child. London has 101 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. Find out how Babington House School rates compared to other primary schools in Bromley with our school ratings. This is page 1 of 2 (This thread has 32 messages.). St Olaves makes up for a slightly cramped site with brilliant pastoral care. 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!! Babington family of Ireland. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. Out of all the schools St Olaves is my fav at the moment. It is a brilliant place. Excellent pastoral care and excellent teaching. Babington House School strives for academic rigour in all areas and encourages pupils to become confident and able to think for themselves. Honestly it would be wprth it jist on case she got through? I have one of each there. We are hoping DD will be able to stay there all the way through to 16. This does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but those who are eligible to receive them. Uniform List. Browse detached, semi-detached and terraced properties to buy in Babington House School, London, BR7. More boys than girls and not great facilities or grounds. They have refused to offer a place there to not even 3 year olds as they can pick and choose. The Babington family of Ireland descend from the Babingtons of Dethick. An independent education can, and often does, lead to a head start in life for those fortunate enough to experience it. It is difficult choosing schools and think you may have to go with gut feeling and instinct on what will best suit your children. Tel: 020 8467 5537 URN: 101680. Can I ask you what the teacher/pupil ratio is in your kids classes? Almost all boys seem to get accepted to Eltham College or school of their choice at end of Yr 2. )for helping her do that. We have been very, very happy with it overall. I feel very unsure. Also, what is the boy/girl ratio in your child's class?Applehead - it's so difficult. She is above average intelligence so has the potential to go far. Max size now increased to 20 from this Sept for reception. It is a lovely small, caring school. This shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Farringtons is not currently academically selective. Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. They all seem very supportive of each other and not too bitchy, materialistic or nastily competitive. 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! Please find below the school's uniform lists: Sixth Form Uniform. I went to look around Babbington House School today and was really impressed. 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". But I was really disappointed to discover the school had become selective. 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). 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. I wonder if posting on the local boards would help? The head showed us around ages ago before her foot was broken. To be perfectly honest Sally, I am not too bothered about the larger number of boys. The children are encouraged to achieve rather than being pressured or hot housed for exams. I'm not sure about if it is staying girls only. DfE Code: 305/6000. I went to look around Babbington House School today and was really impressed. 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. Hi Sally, just joined mumsnet so explains late response to your post! Babington House School, Farringtons or St Olaves? 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.. 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. We have high standards of behaviour, dress and conduct, benefiting from small class sizes and a strong sense of community. My DS went there. 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. Other than that, I think maybe you should just go and see as many as possible, have you looked at Sevenoaks schools? Senior Girls Uniform (Years 7 to 11). Babington will go through a lot of upheaval this yr with the building work but school working hard to minimise impact on children. Dont go to royal russell ormbishop halloner for seconday but they have fantastic preps. 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. What is the theory behind this? It seems like a lovely little school. Erghhh - wish it was simple! Thank you so much for replying.Applehead - gosh I did not know what about Babingtons. Nursery Uniform The school has considerably more female than male students, with 70.6% girls and 29.4% boys. Thank you for replying! I liked Babington house, but felt it might be a little academic for my little boy who seems very active at the moment. I have looked at all three schools and my thoughts are this:St Olaves - lovely little school, kind and caring, emphasis on the child. Bernie and cpbp, what did you like about the babingtons and what didn't you like? Senior Boys Uniform (Years 7 to 11) Prep Girls Uniform (Years 3 to 6). She is a very physically active girl so has joined in several of the lunchtime and after school clubs for sports and dancing. We like it as we've found it to be quite friendly and were impressed with the attitude of the older girls. 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. 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. Our school inspections have been deferred due to the Coronavirus pandemic. All teachers are native English speakers, trained, certified and accredited. Best of luck, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. 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. Renowned Music and Drama School. Thank you Mina - sorry to be dumb - but does dcs mean son. 10/03/2015 22:05 HiawathaDidntBotherTooMuch. I really, really liked what I saw. Prep Boys Uniform (Years 3 to 6). I am looking for a school for my children, and I was wondering if you could help. Free school meals. 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