Bassett House School

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Bassett House School
Motto Latin: Quisque Pro Sua Parte
("Each according to his portion and share")
Established 1947
Type Preparatory school
Headmistress Philippa Cawthorne
Deputy Head David Wingfield
Chair of Governors Anthony Rentoul
Location 60 Bassett Road
W10 6JP
51°31′06″N 0°13′03″W / 51.5182°N 0.2176°W / 51.5182; -0.2176Coordinates: 51°31′06″N 0°13′03″W / 51.5182°N 0.2176°W / 51.5182; -0.2176
Local authority Kensington & Chelsea
DfE number 207/6095
Students 150
Gender Mixed
Ages 3–11
Colours Blue and white
Contact No 020 8969 0313

Bassett House School is a coeducational preparatory school for children aged 3 to 11 years old based in North Kensington, London, UK. The school offers a rich and varied curriculum and prides itself on helping each child to reach his or her full potential in academic, artistic, musical and sporting achievement. Bassett House has two sister schools, Orchard House School in Chiswick and Prospect House School in Putney. All three schools take both boys and girls from the age of 3 or 4 until the time they leave for their next senior or intermediate preparatory schools. Bassett House School was founded in 1947.

The building[edit]

Bassett House is located in North Kensington, in proximity to Ladbroke Grove and Latimer Road. Bassett House was built towards the end of the 19th century and what was originally designed as a large family house now provides spacious classrooms. This allows lots of room for the children.

The entire building was substantially rebuilt in 2001. The school premises include the church hall at St Helen's Church, just around the corner from 60 Bassett Road, providing an assembly hall with a stage and gymnasium, three classrooms, a kitchen and a garden.

The main school building has a playground which doubles as a basketball or netball court. Children are taken on most days to a nearby park for additional sports and recreation.

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