Babington House School

Babington House School is an independent co-educational day school from 3 to 18 years, situated in a beautiful group of buildings on Grange Drive in Chislehurst, near Bromley and founded in 1887. Babington is an academic school. Our academic, social and sporting endeavours are underpinned by core Christian values. There is a strong sense of community at Babington House.

Grange Drive

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ISC associations: ISA, AGBIS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational

Day/boarding type: Day

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 464

Babington House School fees:

Day fees per term:
£341 to £6,010

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
305 / 6000

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 18 (204)

Sixth Form: (5)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 18 (260)

Sixth Form: (14)

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Additional Information

'Inspiring Teachers, Inspiring Children'

Babington House School in Chislehurst was top small independent school in England for A level results 2018 and 3rd in the UK with 68% A* and A grades. At GCSE Babington came 7th in the league table of small independent schools for 2019 results.

It is an excellent school achieving amazing results and inspiring pupils from the Sixth Form right down to Nursery. Babington's Early Years provision is top of the Bromley Borough league tables for the third year running.

With no more than 20 children in a class, teachers get to know their pupils well and lasting friendships are formed amongst the children, creating a strong class and school community.

Being a small school has BIG advantages.  It has high standards of behaviour, dress and conduct.  Babington is committed to outstanding music, drama, sport and the arts in their broadest sense and offers a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities.

Headmaster, Tim Lello comments, "Our commitment to provide an academic and well-rounded education with small class sizes, tailored to the needs of our pupils is really paying off.  Our pupils and parents are happy and we are achieving excellent results."


Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • All Rounder awards
  • Art scholarships
  • Drama scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • Sibling discounts
  • Lump sum payment discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

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Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies