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Independent Prep School near Putney

Independent Prep School near Putney

With our school transport available to pick up your child from Putney, we are an excellent Independent Preparatory School offering a rich learning environment for your boy during the most formative years of his childhood, from 4 to 13 years old. Tower House School, located within East Sheen, Richmond upon Thames, is renowned for its nurturing ethos and development of your child where their contributions are valued; supported by continuous monitoring and personalised support to ensure academic progress.

Daily life at Tower House

Your child’s journey will commence in Reception, where they will be taught under the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and later progress up to Junior School, Year 1 – Year 3 and culminate at Senior School in Year 8. Lessons are a mixture of practical activities and written work, tailored to our pupils’ developmental and academic process, with homework issued on a regular basis, in addition to weekly spellings and daily reading. Our highly skilled and specialist teachers ensure each boy will make progress at a rate suitable for them as learners.

THS Boys love to be involved in everything, from our wholly inclusive sports teams to award-winning drama productions and musical ensembles. Our staff are committed to identifying passions and interests which inspire the boys and develop their character as they grow up.

Co-educational Links

Our all-boy environment allows us to provide an education where your child can build their confidence and maximise success towards their needs and interests. It is also essential that our young men are prepared for world outside our school, so we are partnered with The Old Vicarage Girls’ School where both boys & girls from every year group will come together every term for extracurricular activities and social events. We also work hard to ensure that all term dates and key events are organised in parallel to support our families.

Come to an Open Morning or Personal Tour

Our Head of Admissions, Caroline Booth hugely enjoys speaking to prospective families and welcoming them into our lovely community. Caroline has lived in East Sheen and worked at Tower House for many years and has a wealth of experience and knowledge when it comes to supporting families that are moving into the area.

We offer weekly tours of the school by the Head every Thursday morning, so please get in touch on 020 8876 3323 or via We also welcome you to visit us at our next Open Morning, and at musical recitals, class performances and other events held throughout the school term.

Your child’s journey begins here, at Tower House School.