Prep School

Co-educational preparatory and nursery school for children aged 2-11

Welcome to St James Preparatory & Nursery School


“Unique. A relaxed, yet focused atmosphere unlike any we have encountered elsewhere.” The Good Schools Guide.

We are a coeducational prep school and nursery for children aged 2-11 in West Kensington, London.

Our aim is simple. We want our children to arrive at school with a song in their heart and leave fizzing with what they have learned. We are ambitious for our pupils. This means we want them to have fun as they learn, because we know happy children succeed. At the moment we can’t invite you in but you can take a look at our nine short videos which capture something of the special buzz of St James Prep.

Please get in touch to discover more about our wonderful school.

Kris Spencer, Head


I’m originally Swiss/Canadian and I grew up in Kenya.  I love art...

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I have been working at St James Prep since 2017, but in...

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Centre Stage with…Mrs Henderson

Before joining St James Prep, I taught violin, piano and singing across...

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