North Bridge House School

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North Bridge House School
Established 1939
Type Independent school
Head Teacher Robyn Allsopp
Location London Borough of Camden
Greater London
England England Coordinates: 51°32′12″N 0°08′49″W / 51.5366°N 0.1469°W / 51.5366; -0.1469
Gender Coeducational
Ages 2½–16

North Bridge House School is an independent school located in London for 2½ to 16-year-olds. The school has four different locations for different age groups. The first, located in Hampstead on Fitzjohn's Avenue, is for 2½ - 5 year olds. The second, located near the first, on Netherhall Gardens, is for 5 - 7 year olds, and the third is located in the former campus of The Royal School, Hampstead, and is for 13 - 16 year olds. Finally, there is a building in Camden Town on Gloucester Avenue for 8 - 13 year olds. The Good Schools Guide called it "A gentle school."[1]

The current headmistress of the 2½-7 year old schools is Mrs Allsop. The current headmaster of the 8-13 year old school is Mr Bibby. The headmistress of the senior school was Mrs Alexandra Ayre. She has since been replaced by Georgina Masefield. The school is owned and operated by the Cognita group.

The Royal School, Hampstead merged with North Bridge House 2011 to September 2012 In September 2012 Cognita invested £3.5m to open a dedicated senior school campus for North Bridge House on the site of the former Royal School Hampstead. The investments funded a refurbishment of the entire school including the creation of additional subject specialist teaching facilities. In December 2012 Cognita announced plans to invest £1.7million in a new Sports Hall for North Bridge House Senior School in Hampstead.[2]


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