Maple Walk Prep School

Maple Walk Prep School is a happy, successful and vibrant independent primary school, for girls and boys aged 4-11, in Harlesden, North West London.

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    Maple Walk Prep School

    Maple Walk Prep School, judged excellent in all areas (ISI Inspection, March 2020), is a happy, vibrant prep school for boys and girls aged 4-11 in North West London, nurturing children’s wellbeing and academic best through fun, kindness and respect for one another.

    We provide a safe, supportive and stimulating environment with small class sizes for outstanding learning and personal development where children flourish, developing self-confidence, self-esteem and social awareness. 

    Maple Walk Prep School is committed to giving every child an excellent value, first-class education in the arts and sciences, traditional academic subjects. At the heart of the school is a growth mindset attitude that creates a love of learning and resilience, ensuring children are well prepared for whatever the future holds. 

    Opportunities outside the classroom abound too. Through sporting activities, first class music, art and drama, we encourage every child to find their own particular strength with many gaining scholarships at top independent secondary schools.

    Category: Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Day

    Religious Affiliation: Christian

    Roll: 96 Boys / / 77 Girls

    Age Range: 4-11 Years

    Founded: 2004

    Location Description

    Maple Walk Prep School is in Harlesden, North West London, between A404 and Roundwood Park.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mrs Claire Murdoch

    Contact for enquiries:Stefanie Harvey, Registrar,

    62A Crownhill Road, London, London - W and NW, NW10 4EB

    Tel: 020 8963 3890



    Purpose – built, Maple Walk Prep comes with a host of eco-credentials, including a ground source heat pump for heating and hot water, solar PV panels for electricity and growing sedum roof to attract local wildlife.

    The Reception class area is separated to allow free flow outside play with a playhouse, sand and water and bikes. There is an all-weather soft surface for play, trim trail and a climbing wall.

    Sport, often played at nearby Roundwood Park, is high on the agenda and children are encouraged to participate in House competitions. They also have the opportunity to be part of the Independent Schools Association Competitions alongside local football, bocci and netball tournaments.  Cross Country is a particular strength, with pupils regularly taking home medals in a range of regional heats. Pupils also enjoy Forest School activities at Roundwood Park.

    An impressive range of exciting afterschool clubs continue to inspire the children. Covering arts, drama, music, sports, science including the highly popular robotics, animation and skateboarding activities make sure there’s something for everyone.



    £4,944 per term


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