Alleyn’s School

Junior School

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

Co-educational 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.

Day of Languages

Parents, carers and staff kindly offered interesting and exciting ways of learning about different languages and cultures. These included quizzes and songs in Swedish, Polish glass painting, carpet weaving, code cracking, memory games and much more. This was followed by the bilingual meet up and this term the bilingual Junior and Senior School children met to make video blogs discussing their favourite things about their own languages and countries. They enjoyed conversing with each other in Dutch, French, Greek, Russian, Spanish, Bulgarian and Polish and it was great to see the enthusiasm with which they created their videos. A special thank you goes to everyone who helped to put on such a fantastic choice of workshops.

Independent Schools Football Association

In association with the Independent Schools Football Association we hosted an U11 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


The Year 6 Magazine Club has chosen the theme of ‘Giving’ for their latest issue of Chatterbox. They have worked incredibly hard in a very busy term to produce an informative and fun-filled issue. Happy Easter reading everyone!

Click here to view the magazine


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. 

Local MP, Helen Hayes, Visits the School

Helen Hayes, our local MP, delivered the first Friday Mini Lecture of the academic year on 6 October. She explained the various roles of an MP representing her constituents in Parliament and then took a fascinating range of questions from the floor. The many children and adults in the audience will have left with a clearer understanding of governance and the reality of parliamentary work.

South East London Football Tournament

The U9 Boys did us proud during the SEL Football Tournament that was hosted at Alleyn's.  They had a wonderful session and didn't lose a game which resulted in them winning the tournament.  Congratulations also goes to our U10 team who came second overall. Well done to all of the children involved.

Forest School

Reception Class enjoyed their first visit to Forest School getting a chance to explore and carry out some of the many activities on offer.

Japanese Language Challenge Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to our two Year 5 pupils who were semi-finalists in the Japanese Language Challenge.

Alleyns Junior Twitter

Jeans for Genes

AJS pupils celebrated Jeans for Genes Day by wearing either something denim or blue to school and donating money to this worthwhile cause.  The mones raised fund a range of initiatives that improve the lives of children affected by a genetic disorder.

Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition

We are delighted to announce that Ry has been named as the runner up in the Junior category (Under 14 years) of the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay competition 2017. Ry’s entry was a poem about a place that she finds most peaceful, in her case, on a lilo in a swimming pool. There were over 12 000 entries and these were eventually whittled down to one winner and one runner up in both the Senior and Junior sections. We are enormously proud that Ry has been recognised in such a prestigious, international competition.

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.


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


Alleyn's School is a charitable company registered in England and Wales. Company No. 09401357. Registered Charity No. 1161864.
Registered office: Townley Road, Dulwich, London, SE22 8SU. Tel. 020 8557 1500.