Abercorn School

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Abercorn Prep School
Established 1987
Type Independent day school
President Andrea Greystoke, founder
Headteacher Benedict Dunhill
Chair John Clarke
Founder Andrea Greystoke

28 Abercorn Place, 248 Marylebone Road,

38 Portland Place
51°31′58″N 0°10′47″W / 51.53272°N 0.17971°W / 51.53272; -0.17971Coordinates: 51°31′58″N 0°10′47″W / 51.53272°N 0.17971°W / 51.53272; -0.17971
Local authority Westminster
DfE URN 101177
Students c400
Gender Coeducational
Ages 2.5–13
Houses Thackery, Victoria, Dickens, O'Connor
Website www.abercornschool.com

Abercorn Prep School is a British independent prep school for pupils aged 2 to 13 years, is set across 3 locations in and around Marylebone. Its main administrative centre is located in St John's Wood, London. Now in its 30th year, the school was opened in 1987 by Andrea Greystoke and has 400 pupils.[1]

Abercorn Prep uses the National Curriculum as a basis for teaching. Independent secondary schools which pupils typically move on to include Aldenham School, St Paul's School, Westminster School, City of London School for Boys, City of London School for Girls, St Paul's Girls, Godolphin and Latymer, Latymer Upper, Highgate, Queen's College, North London Collegiate, UCS, Mill Hill, Wetherby and Francis Holland together with a selection of boarding schools including Eton, Winchester College, St Edward's, Oxford, Oundle, Stowe, King's Canterbury, Queenswood, Cheltenham Ladies' College and Monkton Combe in recent years.[citation needed] Pupils are prepared for 11+ and 13+ examinations.

Abercorn School is a member of IAPS, the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Abercorn School". abercornschool.com. Retrieved 2012-06-08. 
  2. ^ "IAPS". iaps.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-06-08. 
  3. ^ "Abercorn School ISI Inspection Report". abercornschool.com. Archived from the original on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-06-08. 

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