Old Vicarage School

Independent preparatory school for girls aged 3-11

Richmond upon Thames, Surrey

“The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent.”

ISI Educational Quality Inspection - June 2019

T he carefully balanced education provided by the Old Vicarage, Richmond’s only independent preparatory school for girls, offers your daughter a first class start to life.

With our non-selective entry, superbly resourced classrooms, excellent teaching and small class sizes we create an environment in which girls of all abilities can thrive.  Reassuringly, if you ask any of our girls, they will tell you with perfect honesty that they love coming here. At the Old Vicarage we make school a very happy experience.

“The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent.”

ISI Educational Quality Inspection - June 2019

World Book Day

World Book Day

On Monday, OVS celebrated a delayed World Book Day and a chance for all the girls to mark this in school with their teachers and friends.  We opened our doors to Matilda, Pippi Longstocking, Willy Wonka, Hermione Grainger and many other characters from some of...

Year 5’s Flippin’ Fantastic Pancakes!

Year 5’s Flippin’ Fantastic Pancakes!

This week the Year 5 girls (along with Ms Freeman and Mrs McCartney) participated in a LIVE Zoom Pancake Cooking Event. This was a chance to PERFECT the perfect pancake before Shrove Tuesday next week.  As well as making plenty of pancakes to share with family...

Old Vicarage School Carol Service

Old Vicarage School Carol Service

As we were unable to host this year’s Carole Service at the beautiful St John the Divine church, the girls in Years 3 to 6 showcased their talent during an intimate performance in our school hall.  The Carole service is one the true highlights of the year with...

World Book Day

World Book Day

On Monday, OVS celebrated a delayed World Book Day and a chance for all the girls to mark this in school with their teachers and friends.  We opened our doors to Matilda, Pippi Longstocking, Willy Wonka, Hermione Grainger and many other characters from some of...

Year 5’s Flippin’ Fantastic Pancakes!

Year 5’s Flippin’ Fantastic Pancakes!

This week the Year 5 girls (along with Ms Freeman and Mrs McCartney) participated in a LIVE Zoom Pancake Cooking Event. This was a chance to PERFECT the perfect pancake before Shrove Tuesday next week.  As well as making plenty of pancakes to share with family...

Old Vicarage School Carol Service

Old Vicarage School Carol Service

As we were unable to host this year’s Carole Service at the beautiful St John the Divine church, the girls in Years 3 to 6 showcased their talent during an intimate performance in our school hall.  The Carole service is one the true highlights of the year with...

Lower School Nativities

Lower School Nativities

The culmination of the Autumn Term was four great Christmas stories told by our pre-school and Lower School in their own unique ways.  As they were unable to perform in front of a live audience, the performances were professionally filmed and shared with family...

World Book Day

World Book Day

On Monday, OVS celebrated a delayed World Book Day and a chance for all the girls to mark this in school with their teachers and friends.  We opened our doors to Matilda, Pippi Longstocking, Willy Wonka, Hermione Grainger and many other characters from some of...

Year 5’s Flippin’ Fantastic Pancakes!

Year 5’s Flippin’ Fantastic Pancakes!

This week the Year 5 girls (along with Ms Freeman and Mrs McCartney) participated in a LIVE Zoom Pancake Cooking Event. This was a chance to PERFECT the perfect pancake before Shrove Tuesday next week.  As well as making plenty of pancakes to share with family...

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