Girls happily aspiring to be the best they can be.

Holy Cross Preparatory is an independent school for girls aged 3-11 in Kingston Upon Thames. Your education journey begins with our pre-school, Little Sparks, for girls aged 3-4 and continues with Pre-Prep and Prep all located on our 8 acres of beautiful grounds and state-of-the-art facilities. We are the perfect setting for girls who want to be happy, enjoy school life and achieve excellence. Here your daughter will develop her curiosity, find a love of learning and aspire to be the best she can be spiritually, academically and personally.  Holy Cross Prep girls thrive by working together purposefully, exploring life and learning creatively.

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Why Holy Cross?

We pride ourselves on our outstanding facilities and resources, which provide unique opportunities for learning and enrichment across our eight-acre site. Click on the icons below to learn more about each of our fantastic facilities.

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Headteacher’s Welcome

Holy Cross is a Catholic school with a strong Christian ethos, welcoming children of all faiths and cultures.

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Academic Achievement

Our girls engage and participate fully in school life, regularly performing academically above the national average.

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Extra-Curricular & Wraparound

From creative coding in robotics, to corner kicks on the football pitch, Holy Cross Prep offers a wealth of extra-curricular clubs.

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Sports for All

At Holy Cross Prep, we nurture physical skills and fitness, as well as collaborative team effort and spirit.

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Pastoral & Wellbeing

Pastoral care involves teaching and providing opportunities for pupils to grow in their self-esteem, confidence and independence.

News & Events

The school has a very good environment, excellent facilities and it is run like a big family community. Academically it brings the best of each child. My daughter is over the moon with her new school and we are so happy that we can be part of the Holy Cross community.

Reception Parent

Leaders and managers have implemented a rich thematic curriculum that successfully engages pupils’ interest by linking subjects together through dynamic and exciting cross-curricular themes.

ISI Report, November 2023

By the end of Year 6, most pupils gain entry to their first choice of senior school and many are awarded scholarships.

ISI Report, November 2023

Pupils develop linguistic and literacy skills which enable them to communicate articulately, read fluently and write successfully from an early age.

ISI Report, November 2023

Pupils have well-developed skills in mathematics, readily rising to the challenge of solving complex calculations and problems

ISI Report, November 2023

Holy Cross Preparatory School

George Road
Kingston Upon Thames

Charity No: 1200167

020 8942 0729