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Uniquely St James

Discovering limitless potential

Uniquely St James

Discovering limitless potential

St James Nursery & Preparatory School

We are a co-educational Independent Nursery and Preparatory School for children aged 2-11 in West Kensington, London.

Meditation

In keeping with the ethos of St James Schools, the children practise regular pauses or times of quiet throughout the day to promote their appreciation and understanding of mindfulness.

Philosophy

St James cares for a child’s spirit, mind and body. All children study Philosophy to explore and challenge ideas in a respectful and inclusive way.

Vegetarianism

Creating a vegetarian school in 1975 was a reflection of the belief that humans should be kind to themselves, others, and the environment to grow holistically.

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Meet our Headmistress

Hilary Wyatt has been teaching for 30 years and has 17 years’ experience in senior leadership teams.

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Admissions

“We understand that choosing the right educational setting for your child is important to you, and aim to make our admissions process as smooth as possible.”

Ashleigh Bagnall | Registrar
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The Pause

At St James, we feel it is important to introduce our pupils to stillness and allow them to discover how to be inwardly free and deeply at ease within themselves. A short period of 5-10 minutes at the beginning and middle of every day is allocated to quietude in which pupils may meditate, contemplate or simply be still – according to their own spiritual inclinations.

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