Faraday School

Faraday School is committed to giving every child a first-class traditional education in the arts and sciences, drawing as a resource upon the Core Knowledge approach, which imparts knowledge through traditional academic subjects.

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Faraday School

Our small classes and quality staff allow for a personal approach to learning.  The Faraday curriculum is broad and stimulating, and includes specialist teaching in French, Music, Drama and Physical Education.

Category: Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory

Pupils: Co-Education

Type: Day

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Roll: 51 Boys / 41 Girls

Age Range: 4-11 Years

Founded: 2009

Location Description

Faraday school is located at the historic Trinity Buoy Wharf, close to the City, Canary Wharf, the Isle of Dogs and in the heart of the Docklands, East London. It has views of the River Thames, across to the O2 Centre and is close to London City airport and ExCel.

School Contact Details

Headteacher: Mrs Claire Murdoch

Old Gate House, 7 Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, London - E and SE

Tel: 020 7719 9342

Email: admissions@faradayschool.co.uk



We are located in a thriving artistic community close to the centre of London, overlooking the River Thames.

In addition to class music, individual lessons are available on a variety of instruments. Great importance is laid on the enjoyment and appreciation of a range of music and children are encouraged to join the school choir and musical ensembles.

Football and netball are the key sports taught alongside hockey, rounders and athletics. The children are often taken to the nearby park in fine weather and the Sports Day is currently held at Thames Barrier Park.

An extensive range of after school clubs are available, including drama, dance, Mandarin, art, drawing, football, Spanish, cooking, guitar, ballet, dance, design & technology and science. After school care can be provided until 5.30 pm.



2019/2020. £3,686 per term.



All visits are welcome, please contact the school

2020. All visits are we,come, please contact the school


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  • Maths Competition! – Faraday School

    The Year 6 students went to the Explore Learning Centre in Canning Town to  participate in the National Young Mathematicians Award. They competed against over 150 schools across the UK and each team were given a never-before seen problem created by the NRICH project at the University of Cambridge. We wish the Year 6’s the...

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  • Visit to the Museum of...

    Our Year 1 class went on an exciting trip to the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green.   They discovered a range of historical and modern toys from around the world and even had a chance to participate in a puppet workshop! Here are a few of our students pictured with their favourite toy from the museum.

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  • The Big Draw! – Faraday...

    Yesterday our Year 5 pupils visited Blackheath High School to participate in the Big Draw, an annual festival which encourages a variety of creative and innovative activities as part of a worldwide celebration of drawing.   The Year 5s worked collaboratively with the Year 9 students at Blackheath High to create some excellent artwork!

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  • Culture Day at Faraday School

    Today was Culture Day at Faraday where our students wore traditional dresses and shared stories, photos and food from their countries of origin. The students also took part in a “Bollywood Dance” workshop, where they learned Indian traditional dances. Thank you to all the students who took part!

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  • Children in Need – Faraday...

    The school was filled with teddies to recognise and support Children in Need. We spent the day thinking about those in need and how we can help them, as well as talking about the things that make us feel happy when things are more difficult. It was wonderful to see the teddy bears at lunch...

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  • Epic Animation Club Win –...

    Our spectacular animation club film The Attack of the Plastic Pollution has won Best Animation at the 2019 Cardiff International Film Festival. The film is a collaborative project with Faraday’s sister school, Maple Walk Prep, in North West London, and was completed by last year’s club cohort. It is a fantastical story imagining how the...

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  • A Coat of Arms for...

    Our School Council members had the incredible chance to visit one of London’s most historic organisations, Fishmongers’ Hall – home of the Fishmongers’ Livery Company. They took inspiration from the historic Coat of Arms on display at Fishmongers’ Hall and they are now going to design a unique one to represent Faraday School. Good luck with your work...

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  • Happy Birthday Faraday!

    Thank you so much to everyone who was able to join us in 'toasting' 10 years to Faraday yesterday afternoon. The school was buzzing all day with children in their anniversary t-shirts (designed by Felicity in Year 3), party games in buddy classes and of course eating birthday cake in the afternoon. The staff and...

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  • Faraday School – Workshop for...

    Faraday School are excited to have adopted a whole-school Growth Mindset approach this year. In this vein, we held a...

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