Schools in Chiswick

Schools In Chiswick: Where To Live Nearby

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 and most recently rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

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, the catchment area is large and includes the entirety of W4. In the instance that the school is oversubscribed for admissions, as is often the case, the school takes the child’s faith into consideration.

Schools in Chiswick

With homes across all of Chiswick being within the catchment, it’s likely that distance from the school simply for ease of the daily drop off and collection is important to parents. 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 which was most recently rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

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 has been awarded high ratings by Ofsted over the years.

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. The Infant and Nursery School was most recently rated Outstanding by Ofsted with the report using the phrase “it is a very good school”.

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.

Southfield Road

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.

Schools in Chiswick

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

Though you might live within the W4 postcode area it is often the case that you fall within catchment for areas outside of Chiswick, it’s always wise to check via the government website. Many homes in Chiswick for example fall within the catchment for St Peter’s CE Primary School in Hammersmith or the Ark Priory Primary Academy in Acton.

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