Alleyn’s School

Junior School

Co-educational, academic
excellence in a caring, friendly,
and welcoming community

Co-educational, academic excellence

Welcome to the Alleyn’s Junior School website which aims to offer an insight into the life and character of this very energetic, happy and successful junior school that is a key part of the wider Alleyn’s School. Here you will gain a sense of our educational vision, which has academic excellence at its core, and how this is promoted through our broad curriculum and supported by our strong co-curricular and pastoral provision so that our children can learn and achieve in a purposeful, challenging and happy environment. We are proudly co-educational and also small enough to know every child really well so that they can flourish within our school community.

Details of the admissions process are clearly signposted and there is a link to our most recent inspection report. We hope that this site will complement a visit to the school for prospective parents while existing parents are provided with access to useful information. Links with the wider school community are also explained.  Above all, we hope that it offers a flavour of the opportunities and achievements enjoyed by our children, of whom we are so proud.

The Good Schools Guide

Read what The Good Schools Guide has to say about us



Tatler Good School's Guide 2017

We feature in the newly published guide. If you would like to read the fantastic review of our school, click here.


Our busy Year 6 Magazine Club team have produced a fabulous festive issue of Chatterbox. Happy holiday reading!

Click here to view the magazine



Year 5 Girls' Cross Country Team

Congratulations to our Year 5 Girls' Cross Country team who won the recent tournament at JAPs.

South East London Football Tournament

The U10 Boys did us proud during the SEL football tournament.  They had a wonderful session and didn't lose a game which resulted in them winning the tournament.


For more information about the work of the AJSA (Alleyn’s Junior School Association) 


Independent Schools Football Association

In association with the Independent Schools Football Association we hosted an U8 and U9 festival. All of the sessions were led by Alleyn’s coaching staff and players. Visiting staff and parents were delighted with the fun the children had and the learning that had taken place. Alleyn’s is a Hub School for the ISFA and reports and photographs from the festivals will appear on the ISFA website in the “Juniors” section so do visit and have a read at

It is official - we are Golden!

We want to acknowledge and thank the many people, across the Junior and Senior Schools at Alleyn’s, who have helped us gain Gold accreditation in Southwark under the TfL STARS scheme.

Our achievement was the combination of so many activities such as the cycling clubs, the “bike-it” crew, assemblies and lessons on cycling and personal safety, the Safe Routes to School Committee, the Eco-Council and other school committees, “Walk to School Week", the "cycle-to-work” scheme and the general encouragement of the pupils and staff to cycle, scooter or walk to school, that has made this possible.


Diary 2016/2017

The Diary for 2016/2017 can viewed here.

Sunday Times Parent Power

 We are very happy to feature in The Sunday Times Parent Power supplement, recently making our way into the top ten of their 2016 ‘Top 100 Independent Prep Schools’, SATs-based list.

At Alleyn’s Junior School we pride ourselves on taking a holistic approach to the education and well-being of our boys and girls. As one of only three co-educational schools in the top ten, our Parent Power appearance is testament to the standards that happy children can achieve with the support of their teachers over the years.

For a flavour of everyday life at Alleyn’s, follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Current parents can also keep up to date through the weekly Newsfeed bulletin, available on The Hub parent portal. 

Netball Tournament

Well done to the U11 Girls Netball Team who won silver medals at the JAPS Netball Tournament last week in very cold and wet weather!

IAPS National Swimming Rounds

Well done to two of our Year 5 pupils who took part in the preliminary rounds of the IAPS National swimming championships. They have both worked exremely hard for this with a tough training schedule both in and out of school. We are all very proud of you. 

Visit to Southwark Recycling Centre

Year 4 went on a journey to discover more about what happens to our waste and recycling. The education centre provided an informative and engaging experience to encourage sustainable waste management and even gave the children an opportunity to sort out waste using a smaller version model of the recycling machinery. The children certainly did not think it was a load of old rubbish.

Hip Hop Day

Year 6 enjoyed a day of hip hop activities. They had workshops involving street dance, rap and graffiti art and learnt more about the origins of hip hop culture. The day ended with a fantastic performance by the children to the whole school.

Hindleap Warren

Our Year 6 pupils had a wonderful day at Hindleap Warren undertaking a variety of teambuilding activities.

Gold Primary Science Quality Mark - Gold Award

We are pleased to announce that Alleyn’s Junior School has been awarded the highest accolade of Gold in Science by an independent assessor, the Primary Science Quality Mark. The application process took a year to complete and everyone here at AJS worked hard to highlight the investigative and exciting Science curriculum we offer.

Year 5 Greek Workshop

The children of Year 5 stepped back in time to the world of Ancient Greece with a workshop. Four visiting actors put the children through their paces and within moments they had recreated scenes from the market, the school room and home, as well as showing excerpts from the Olympic Games. The children were totally engaged throughout the workshop and thoroughly enjoyed the visit from the Rainbow Theatre.

Visit to V&A's Toy Museum

Reception enjoyed a visit to the Victoria & Albert’s toy museum where they learned about the evolution of different types of toys and were able to sample and view a good many along the way.

Norwood and Brixton Foodbank Appeal

Some of our Year 5 pupils visited St. Luke's Church in Norwood to deliver long-life food products and to present a cheque on behalf of the AJSA to the Norwood and Brixton Foodbank Appeal which is organised by The Trussell Trust whose foodbanks provide a minimum of three days emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis in the UK. Thank you to Alleyn's Junior School children, parents and staff who contributed to this worthwhile cause.

Inter-house Cross Country

Inter-house cross country was again a closely fought event with superb spirit shown by children of all ability levels. Congratulations to Tigers who came first.

Southwark Recycling

Fuelled by an excellent assembly from Southwark Recycling, the Alleyn's Junior School Community had the opportunity to recycle any unwanted items.  Our Eco-councillors enjoyed helping to dispose of the items in this environmentally friendly way.

Alleyn's School, Townley Road, Dulwich
London SE22 8SU
020 8557 1500