Kew College

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Kew College
Kew College logo.jpg
Motto Labor et honore'
Literal translation: "There is honour in hard work".
Established 1953
Type Preparatory day school
Headteacher Anne Dobell
Founder Mrs Hamilton-Spry
Location 24-26 Cumberland Road
Coordinates: 51°28′50″N 0°17′05″W / 51.48067°N 0.2847°W / 51.48067; -0.2847
DfE number 318/6056
DfE URN 102940 Tables
Students about 270
Gender Coeducational
Ages 3–11
Colours Blue

Kew College is a non-denominational mixed preparatory school in Kew in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Despite its name, Kew College is solely a primary school for children aged 3 to 11.


Kew College began in 1927 as a small school located in a room above a shop in Kew. As the number of pupils grew, the school moved to a large Victorian house in Cumberland Road. In 1953 the school expanded into a second house in Cumberland Road. It became a charitable trust in 1983.

Present day[edit]

Kew College averages 292 pupils between the ages of 3 and 11. As of June 2010, the school scores 69.2% for general parental satisfaction at the Independent School Reviews site, with its highest rating being for academic standards (76.5% satisfaction) and its lowest for sporting quality (63.2%).[1]


  1. ^ "Kew College Reviews". Dotnology Ltd Independent Schools Network. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 

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