0208 150 2454
Battersea SW11 1HS
0700 to 1700 during term time. Always open for emails. Love people to visit.
Emanuel is a co-educational independent day school, situated in 14 acres in Wandsworth on Battersea Rise, a 5 to 10 minute walk from Clapham Junction. The school was founded in Westminster in 1594 by Lady ***** with 10 boys and 10 girls and was co-ed until 1873 when the girls went to Greycoats Hospital. In 1883 the boys then moved to the present site. We returned to being co-educational in 1995. There are 745 pupils in the school from Years 6 to 13.
We believe that a good education is about the whole pupil and we offer a broad curriculum with special attention given to art, drama, sport and music. We offer as many scholarships in these areas as we do for academic success. We also offer bursaries for high-achieving candidates. Emanuel has a lively 6th form for students studying A levels and the vast majority of our pupils gain a place at the university or college of their first choice.
Emanuel is committed to:
promoting independent thought and a life-long curiosity for learning
the pursuit of academic excellence
providing a broad-based education enabling all pupils to discover their strengths, develop their individual talents and prepare for higher education and adult life
providing supportive pastoral care that nurtures health and well being, emotional maturity and spiritual richness
engendering respect, tolerance and understanding of the importance of caring for others and the environment
We are looking for interesting and interested children, who are doers. The school thrives on the buzz of the children themselves and our job is to provide the facilities, guidance and opportunities for them to take up the challenge.
Emanuel is an academic school with rising academic results. However we are not aiming to be an academic hothouse. We have a relatively low minimum academic entrance exam hurdle at 55%, allowing us to admit children with talents in other areas and to operate a sibling policy, giving the school a unique family feel. However the school does expect most children to achieve a much higher mark than 55%.
We follow a Christian ethos but have children of all religions. It is a very friendly and down to earth school, the result of excellent pastoral care which lies at the heart of our educational philosophy and which was particularly praised in the last inspection.
In preparing the children for later life, we aim to encourage them to learn independently, to appreciate and discuss differing points of view and to question what they hear and learn. We want them to take on the challenges that await them and to give something back. They are also expected to develop whatever talent they have.
Finally do visit the school and speak to the children here to see for yourselves. We have Open Days in September and Open Mornings throughout the year. Or simply ring up and we can sort out a visit.