The Cavendish School

An educational oasis in the heart of Camden Town, The Cavendish School is a small, friendly prep school for girls aged 3-11. It provides a lively well-balanced academic education in a caring environment. The School is housed in a spacious Victorian school building and a modern block. There are two secluded playgrounds and separate well equipped art, science and computer rooms supplemented by an extensive library. Particular attention is given to each child's individual needs.

31 Inverness Street

+44 (0)20 7485 1958

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ISC associations: IAPS, AGBIS, ISBA

Religious affiliation: All Faiths

Day/boarding type: Day

Gender profile: Girls only

Size: 216

The Cavendish School fees:

Day fees per term:
£3,220 to £5,650

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
202 / 6038

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 3 to 11 (216)

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The Governors of The Cavendish School are committed to broadening access to the School by offering to eligible parents or guardians means-tested financial support towards the payment of tuition fees in the form of a bursary. Support may be awarded in the form of a discount of up to 100% on tuition fees payable, depending on the financial, compassionate or other pertinent circumstances of applicants. Additional activities, such as After School Care, clubs and individual music lessons, are not included in bursary awards but additional funds may be available to meet these costs.

Bursaries for new applicants may be made available to parents of pupils entering the School in Year 3 or above and to parents of existing pupils from Nursery or above. They are awarded at the discretion of the Governors; the Headteacher and Bursar are responsible for the management and co-ordination of the process.  The first step will involve a financial review with an external bursary assessment company to establish the financial circumstances of the household. Details of income and capital will be sought and must be accompanied by full documentary evidence. There will also be a home visit to ensure the information has been correctly interpreted and the basis of the financial assessment has been fair.

In addition, The Cavendish School will in normal circumstances set aside each year a hardship fund for cases of sudden and unforeseen need, e.g. where a parental separation results in a pupil potentially having to be withdrawn from the School adding to the stress of coping with the separation. Parents or guardians with a child at the School whose financial circumstances suddenly change may make a written request to the Chair of Governors to be considered for a bursary, explaining their situation. Such awards are subject to the availability of funding and cannot be guaranteed. 

All bursary awards are subject to repeat testing of parental means each year and may be varied upwards or downwards depending on parental circumstances.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

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