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Welcome to King's House School

We are an independent prep school and nursery in Richmond welcoming children aged 3 to 13.

Welcome to King's House School

Pupils at King’s House School develop into confident, independent young people in a nurturing and supportive environment.

Welcome to King's House School

At King’s House Nursery, a wealth of resources inspire little minds and create a love of learning.

Mark Turner stands outside the SD.

Welcome from the Head

At King’s House we take pride in offering each child a high-quality, broad academic and co-curricular education, allowing children to develop the skills and mental resilience needed to succeed in their next steps in life. Established in 1946, KHS fosters a lifelong love of learning in a caring and supportive environment, where children feel secure and able to flourish.

Pupils have the opportunity to take part and develop in all areas of school life, so that the needs of each individual are truly catered for: from Year 1 they benefit from the first-class facilities at our 35-acre Sports Ground in Chiswick. King’s House is independent of any senior school, and proud of the wide range of day and boarding schools that our pupils go on to at 13, with many achieving scholarships.

We are delighted to be transitioning to co-education, with the first girls joining Reception in September 2024. I hope you will take the time to learn more about us, and we look forward to meeting you soon.

Mark Turner, Head

Our Transition to Co-Education

Discover more about our move to co-ed, with girls joining Reception and Year 1 for the first time in September 2024! All children in the Nursery are guaranteed a place in Reception.

Learn more

A Nursery child sits at a desk in Caterpillar classroom, smiling. She is wearing a white polo top.

Nursery (2 - 4 Years)

A JD pupil climbs on the climbing frame in the playground.

Juniors (4 - 8 Years)

Two SD pupils make an electric circuit in a science lab.

Seniors (8 - 13 Years)

Visit King's House

Come and visit King’s House to discover more about joining the Nursery, Junior or Senior Departments. Explore our school, meet staff and pupils and discover more about the excellent pastoral care and nurturing ethos at the heart of our school community – we’d love to meet you!

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Pupils across the school demonstrate a well-established sense of social responsibility and carry out leadership and teamwork roles with confidence and aplomb.

ISI Inspection 2023
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Refreshingly normal in this often competitive and frenetic world, King’s House is a successful school with a clear sense of purpose. No hot-house, but a friendly school where happy children do well and with exciting developments in the pipeline.

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We are very excited that our son will attend his first choice senior school! We know this result can’t be achieved without the great supports and guidance from KHS. We’d like to express our sincere gratitude for your kind advice and special attention you’ve paid to our child.

Year 8 Parent
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It’s an excellent school and we are delighted. The pupils are cared for, encouraged and very happy. It has exceeded our expectations and we couldn’t be more grateful.

Current Parent
Senior Department pupils walk across the Head's Garden.

Leavers' Destinations

A KHS pupil sits at a table in a Reception classroom playing with a finger puppet.

Co-education

A Nursery pupil plays on a toy phone.

Ducklings Parent & Toddler Group

A Nursery pupil sits on cushions and throws a ball.

Join Us

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Summer Term Open Mornings

Come along to an Open Morning in the Summer Term to find out more about life at King’s House, including our move to co-education. 

  • Friday 19 April
  • Friday 16 April
  • Friday 10 May
  • Friday 14 June

Click here to book a place and discover more about our broad and balanced education!

King’s House House School Sports Ground

35-acres of first-class sports facilities in Chiswick, catering for netball, hockey, rugby, football, cricket, athletics and much more. King’s House pupils benefit from using the grounds once a week from Year 1, and twice a week from Year 3.

Latest News

Celebrating International Day

Celebrating International Day at King's House On Friday 3rd May the King's House community came together to celebrate the inaugural International Day! 28 stalls were set up for all the children from Reception to Year 8 to visit, with countries represented across...

May 17, 2024

Spring Term 2024 Art & DT Projects

Spring Term Art & DT Projects at King's House In the Spring Term Senior Department pupils have been working hard to create some amazing outcomes for their different topics. We recently celebrated these in assembly, which included: Year 4's sand mandalas and...

May 2, 2024

Year 3 House Rugby

Year 3 House Rugby 2024 The rugby field witnessed an intense clash of the titans as our four formidable House teams - Willow, Sycamore, Oak, and Fir - competed in a thrilling tournament. The tournament kicked off with high expectations from all sides, and as the...

Mar 19, 2024

Changes to Butterfly Class from September 2024

Changes to Butterfly Class Structure from September 2024 We are excited to announce changes to the structure of the Nursery classes from September 2024. In the 15 years since the Nursery opened, we have grown and adapted from a small mornings only group to a busy...

Mar 13, 2024

World Book Day 2024 Celebrations

World Book Day Celebrations This week we have loved celebrating World Book Day! The Nursery have Junior Department have dressed up as their favourite book characters, and we've been wowed by their amazing costumes. Illustrator Lisa Read visited the Nursery and...

Mar 8, 2024

Extending Butterfly Class Wraparound Care

Extending Wraparound Care in the Nursery We are delighted to announce that from September 2024, Butterfly Class will now be able to stay on for after school care. The afternoon Butterflies session currently finishes at 2.45pm, and children will now able to be...

Feb 9, 2024

Celebrating 15 Years of King’s House Nursery

Celebrating 15 Years of King's House Nursery This week we were so excited to celebrate 15 years of King's House Nursery! The Nursery first opened in January 2009 with a small class of pre-school children, and has since grown to two classes of nearly 60 children in...

Feb 9, 2024

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year at King's House This week we have been celebrating Chinese New Year, and we have been so grateful to all the families who have shared their special traditions, clothes and decorations with us.  Caterpillars have made a wonderful dragon...

Feb 8, 2024

Buddhism Workshops

Year 7 and 8 Buddhism Workshops We were lucky enough for one of our neighbours, Ginger Chih, to come and speak to Year 7 and 8 about the Dalai Lama. Ginger researches Tibetan Buddhist teachings and its meditative practices, travelling the world to photograph the...

Feb 1, 2024

Autumn Term 2023 Art & Design Technology Wok

Autumn Term Art & Design Technology Last week in the Senior Department assembly we celebrated all the wonderful Art and Design Technology outcomes the children have made over the last term. Acrylic pouring workshop Year 4's marble mazes Year 5's designs for...

Jan 18, 2024