When looking for a property within the W4 postcode, families’ decisions are often driven by the proximity to Chiswick schools. In this blog, we highlight some of the most popular schools in Chiswick and where to live nearby.
West London is known to be an exceptionally popular place for families to put down roots – attracted to the area for the many green spaces, convenient transport connections, beautiful family homes and not least for the educational establishments.
Belmont Primary School
Located on Belmont Road, just off of Chiswick High Road, Belmont Primary School is centrally located and one of the most popular state primaries in W4, catering to children aged 3 to 11.
Due to its popularity, parents who wish to secure a place need to be only a short distance away. Being in central Chiswick means there are many areas of W4 which are within walking distance of Belmont Primary School including some roads in the southern part of Bedford Park and in the Borders area and the Gunnersbury area roads such as Arlington Gardens, Walpole Gardens and Burlington Road.
Centrally located homes off the high road are also within the Priority Admission Area for Belmont, roads such as Mayfield Avenue and Elliot Road near to Turnham Green Terrace.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School
Located on Duke Road, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is a well-regarded Catholic Voluntary Aided School. In the instance that the school is oversubscribed for admissions, as is often the case, the school takes the child’s faith into consideration.
Nearby roads on which you can find beautiful period homes include much of the Glebe Estate such as Dale Street and Quick Road. Large homes can be found nearby on Dukes Avenue and Barrowgate Road which often have off-street parking and generous gardens.
Grove Park Primary School
Grove Park Primary School is located in the heart of Grove Park on Nightingale Close, just off of Grove Park Terrace.
The school is incredibly popular with local families. Grove Park is a particularly popular place for families to live due to the large family homes, access to green spaces, the river nearby and easy transport connections with Chiswick mainline and the A4 nearby.
Terraced period homes such as those on St Mary’s Grove are just a few minutes’ walk from the school.
Strand on the Green School
Just moments from the River Thames, Strand on the Green School is particularly well-regarded by local families and is a highly regarded school in the area.
The school is split in two with the Infant and Nursery School taking children from 3 years and the Junior School from 7 years old.
Nearby there are several wonderful roads on which to put down roots with a family including Hearne Road which is very nearby. Houses on Magnolia Road and Riverview Road are also desirable places to live. The priority Admission Area for Strand-on-the-Green stretches as far as the Great Chertsey Road so it includes the large semi-detached and detached houses found on Hartington Road and the roads leading off Hartington such as Kinnaird Avenue.
Southfield Primary School
At the very top of Bedford Park is Southfield Primary School which has strong links with the local community and an attentive Parents Association which have seen the school grow in popularity and improvement in the progress the students make. For those who live in Bedford Park or the surrounding area, Southfield is an ideal school for their primary aged children.
Located on Southfield Road the school is surrounded by a magnitude of beautiful homes within the Bedford Park conservation area such as the large detached homes on Woodstock Road. There are many examples of fine architecture in the area. Children who live on roads such as Rusthall Avenue and St Albans Avenue only have a short walk to reach Southfield Primary School.
Independent Schools in Chiswick
The independent schools in Chiswick are extremely highly regarded and securing a place can sometimes be competitive.
Orchard House, located on Newton Grove in a leafy corner of Chiswick just off of South Parade, is an incredibly popular school. Parents wishing for their children to attend Orchard House are often encouraged to put their child’s name down at birth.
Nearby the Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School is also popular with local families, located at the southern end of Bedford Park it is ideally located for those who live in the area. Exquisite family homes nearby can be found on Addison Grove, Fairfax Road and Priory Avenue.
The Falcons Pre-Preparatory School is a popular school for boys aged 3-7 years and is located on Burnaby Gardens in Grove Park. Located near to the A4 means families from all of Chiswick can reach the school with relative ease.
Secondary Schools in Chiswick
There are several schools for secondary age children in Chiswick such as Chiswick School which is a state-run school in Grove Park and the ArtsEd Independent Day School & Sixth Form which is one of the top Drama Schools in the UK.
Latymer Upper School
Latymer Upper School is a highly regarded private school in Hammersmith that caters to secondary age children and those aged 16-18. The school is oversubscribed due to popularity and delivers outstanding results; 88% of leavers gain access to their first choice university.
Other top schools near Chiswick
Many homes in Chiswick are easy distance to schools outside of Chiswick, including St Peter’s CE Primary School in Hammersmith or the Ark Priory Primary Academy in Acton.
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