A Guide to Schools in Epsom Surrey

24th Oct, 2017

So you want to move house, but what about the kids? Will they like the new environment, will they fit into a new school? Naturally you want the best for your children, including a school best suited for them. We’ve provided a comprehensive guide to schools in the Epsom area, which includes age ranges, pupil performance, genders, subject scores and lots more. We’ve also had a look at nearby properties within a 5 mile radius that are perfect to raise a family in. You can also use our search tool to look for properties and our interactive schools map (scroll down and click on the education icon) to find further details on schools in Epsom.

So sit back, relax, and let us do the work for you.

epsom schools

Nursery Schools in Epsom

Epsom Primary and Nursery School

epsom primary

• Ofsted Rating: 3
• Inspection Date: 1 Dec 2015
• Type: Nursery/Primary
• Age Range: 2-11
• Gender: Mixed
• Religious Character: n/a
• Total Pupils: 615
• Boy: Girl Ratio 53% boys, 47% girls
• Pupils per Teacher: 21.9
• Free School Meals: 20.4%
• English not first language: 47.2%
• Total income per pupil: £4,994
• % Parents Recommend: 97%

Epsom Primary and Nursery School is a reputable school with a nurturing and encouraging environment. The school promotes parents engagement in their children’s education, resulting in a high percentage of parent recommendations. Since the schools last inspection, performance has improved, however; there is still room for improving reading, writing and mathematics results in KS2.

Kingswood House

kingswood house epsom

  • Type: Nursery/ Primary
  • Age Range: 2-14
  • Gender: Boys
  • Religious Character: Interdenominational
  • Total Pupils: 196
  • Boy: Girl Ratio: 96% boys, 4% girls
  • Day/Boarding Type: Day
  • Fees: £3,475 to £4,750
  • English not First Language: 0%

Kingswood House is a great school for engaging with the educational needs of the pupils. The students thrive in the academic environment which includes a Study Centre with specialist tutors, Speech and Language Therapists and an occupational Therapist.

 

Downsend School Pre-Prep

downsend

  • Inspection Date: 18 Apr 2005
  • Age Range: 2-6
  • Religious Character: Unknown
  • Total Pupils: 73
  • Boy: Girl Ratio: 49% boys, 51% girls
  • English not first language: 0%

 

Christopher’s School

chistopher's school

  • Type: Nursery/ Primary
  • Age Range: 3-7
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: Non-denominational
  • Total Pupils: 164
  • Boy:Girl Ratio: 51% boys, 49% girls
  • Day/Boarding Type: Day
  • Fees: £660 to £3,255
  • English not 1st Language: 0%

Christopher’s School’s focus is on easing young children into their early years of education in a friendly family environment, offering care from 7.45am to 6pm. There is a good success rate for children moving on to Surrey schools.

Here are some properties to let and buy by The Personal Agent nearby

john watkin close, epsom

A superbly positioned five double bedroom detached family home backing Horton Country Park on the fringes of the ever popular Clarendon Park and Kingswood House school.

Main features include:

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Price: £1,175,000
  • Proximity from Kingswood House school: 6 min drive
  • Available to buy

downs road

Set in a desirable tree lined road to the South of Epsom town centre and within easy reach of Epsom mainline station and St Christopher’s School.

Main features include:

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Price: £775,000
  • Proximity from St Christopher’s School: 7 min walk
  • Available to buy

Primary Schools in Epsom

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

  • Ofsted Rating: 3
  • Inspection Date: 3 July 2013
  • Type: Primary School
  • Age Range: 5-11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: Roman Catholic
  • Total Pupils: 418
  • Boy:Girl Ratio: 50% boys, 50% girls
  • Pupils per Teacher: 23.6
  • Free School Meals: 3.1%
  • English not first language: 38.8%
  • %Parents Recommendations: 96%

This is an exceptional school with consistently good teaching and students who are eager to learn. There’s plenty of extra curriculum for students to participate in and the range of academic subjects is vast, preparing them for the next stage of education.

 

St Martin’s CofE Aided Infant School, Epsom

st martin's school epsom

  • Ofsted Rating: 3
  • Inspection Date: 10 Jun 2013
  • Type: Primary School
  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: Church of England
  • Total Pupils: 305
  • Boy:Girl Ratio: 43% boys, 57% girls
  • Pupils per Teacher: 0
  • Free School Meals: 6%
  • Persistence Absence:5%
  • Total Income per Pupil: £3,869
  • English not first language: 3%
  • %Parents Recommendations: 100%

 

This is a respectable school with outstanding teaching, resulting in reading, writing and mathematics results higher than national performance.

 

Stamford Green Primary School

stamford epsom

  • Ofsted Rating: 4
  • Inspection Date: 4 Feb 2015
  • Age Range: 4-11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: n/a
  • Total Pupils: 450
  • Boy:Girl Ratio: 45% boys, 55% girls
  • Pupils per Teacher: 9
  • Free School Meals: 9%
  • English not First language: 6%
  • Persistent Absence: 9%
  • % Parents Recommend: 91%

 

The teacher’s imaginative and thought-provoking style of teaching help the students to progress well, with most students performing above average in reading, writing and maths by the end of year 6. The parents feel involved in the school and describe it as aspiring and fun.

 

Southfield Park Primary School

southfield epsom

  • Ofsted Rating: 4
  • Inspection Date: 25 Feb 2010
  • Age Range: 4-11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: n/a
  • Total Pupils: 418
  • Boy : Girl Ratio: 46% boys, 54% girls
  • Pupils per Teacher: 0
  • Free School Meals: 10%
  • English not First language: 2%
  • Persistent Absence: 8%
  • Total Income per Pupil: £4,036
  • % Parents Recommend: 97%

 

Wallace Fields Junior School

wallace epsom

  • Ofsted Rating: 4
  • Inspection Date: 25 Feb 2010
  • Age Range: 4-11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: n/a
  • Total Pupils: 272
  • Boy:Girl Ratio: 57% boys, 43% girls
  • Pupils per Teacher: 3
  • Free School Meals: 5%
  • English not First language: 1%
  • Persistent Absence: 5%
  • Total Income per pupil: £3,931
  • % Parents Recommend: 97%

 

This is a large school with a high number of students meeting the expected standards for KS2. The number of pupils who speak Enlgish and are from minority ethnic backgrounds is below average.

Blenheim High School

blenheim epsom

  • Ofsted Rating: 2
  • Inspection Date: 17 Jan 2017
  • Age Range: 11-18
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Religious Character: n/a
  • Total Pupils: 1341
  • Boy:Girl Ratio: 46% boys, 54% girls
  • Pupils per Teacher: 2
  • Free School Meals: 1%
  • English not First language: 3%
  • Persistent Absence: 8%
  • % Parents Recommend: 97%

 

Students are well behaved and feel safe in the school environment and the teachers support their personal development. The standard of teaching isn’t as strong as other schools in the area, however, the students are prepared well for the next stage of education and school.

A few of our properties to buy a family home nearby:

st johns avenue property to sell

Spacious family home arranged over two floors the property offers well over 1900 sq ft of accommodation and garaging.

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Price: £930,000
  • Proximity from Wallace Fields School: 6 min walk
  • Currently Available 

 

Secondary Schools

Glyn School

secondary schools epsom

• Ofsted Rating: 1
• Inspection Date: 15 May 2012
• Type: Secondary
• Age Range: 11-18
• Gender: Mixed
• Religious Character: n/a
• Total Pupils: 1710
• Boy: Girl Ratio 92% boys, 8% girls
• Pupils per Teacher: 14.9
• Free School Meals: 3.3%
• English not first language: 9%
• % Parents Recommend: 91%

This is a great school if your child loves technology as Glyn School specialises in Tech. The school has a Leading Edge status and is a national support school.

 

North East Surrey College of Technology

north east surrey college

• Ofsted Rating: 2
• Inspection Date: 27 Sept 2010
• Type: Further Education
• Age Range: 16-99
• Gender: Mixed
• Religious Character: n/a
• Total Pupils: Unknown

This school, also known as ‘Nescot’ has 5 secondary schools all within 5 miles of the college and also offers further education courses. In previous years, students achieving 5 or more GCSE’s with grades between A* and C performed above the national average. Nescot offers courses in 15 sector skill areas, including therapy, beauty, construction and more. Most students are enrolled in health, public services and care courses. If you’re a football enthusiast, the school also provides trainig on behalf od Surrey Football Assocation.

Epsom College

epsom college

• Inspection Date: 15 May 2012
• Type: Day, Weekly, Full Board
• Age Range: 11-18
• Gender: Mixed
• Religious Character: Church of England
• Total Pupils: 748
• Boy: Girl Ratio 64% boys, 36% girls
• Fees: £5,700 to £7,824
• Boarding Fees: £7,480 to £11,539
• English not first language: 0%

This is a reputable college with the option of attending as a boarding student. The school’s A-level performance is above the national average, with an avreage grade of A-. The GCSE results aren’t as high as A-levels, but students still tend to perform well.

Properties available to buy near Epsom College:

college road property

Excellently positioned near Epsom College, this luxury two double bedroom apartment is available to secure today and move into in October.

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Reception Rooms
  • Price: £595,000
  • Proximity from Epsom College: 1 min walk
  • Available to buy

college rd cottage

Tucked away down a quiet path in the highly sought after College Area, this immaculately presented Grade II listed period cottage has been lovingly cared for by the current owner and is steeped in local history with a wealth of character and charm throughout.

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Price: £399,950
  • Proximity from Epsom College: 1 min walk

So there you have it, we hope that this guide helps you choose the best school for your child whilst raising your family in a safe and friendly neighbourhood.
If you have any more questions about our properties, please feel free to contact us.

 

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