The Falcons School for Girls


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Numbers 7, 11, 22 and 24 Woodborough Road
SW15 6PY
+44 (0)20 8992 5189
4 - 11
Girls (some boys)
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School Description

The Falcons School for Girls is a non-selective independent school for girls aged four to eleven, with the opportunity for both boys and girls to join us from aged three at our Peregrines Nursery School. We are fortunate to occupy beautifully refurbished Edwardian buildings and grounds in a quiet road situated between Barnes and Putney. Despite our proximity to central London, we have a wealth of outside space and our internal facilities include dedicated music and art rooms for each of our Pre-Prep and Prep schools, a ballet studio, a Science laboratory and classrooms fully equipped with technology including ipads for all of our girls. Our commitment to creativity extends across all areas of the school: our learning and teaching programme; our creative and performing arts curriculum; and our approach towards developing creative and critical thinking in all pupils.

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“Just the right amount of homework”
Teaching is brilliant with right amount of homework. I also love the fact that they are encouraged to debate on current affairs.
“A warm and friendly environment”
Falcons provides a warm, friendly and positive environment that ensures my daughter doesn’t want to miss a day of school.
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News & events from The Falcons School for Girls

Last update: 04 April 2020


Come and Play at our Peregrines Nursery School - Wednesday 25th March

Falcons School Open Day is on Wednesday 24th April 2020, 9-10.15am.

EYFS Open Morning at our Peregrines Nursery School - Wednesday 6th May​


Tours of the school can also be arranged by appointment. We place great importance on allowing visitors to experience our learning environment in action so encourage you to come for a tour when the school is running.

We are pleased to offer Academic and Music scholarships to girls entering Year 4 in September 2020, which last throughout the pupil’s time at the school.


This year the Scholarship Assessments will be taking place on:

Thursday 19th March between 2:00 and 4:00pm 


Please contact the Head of Admissions to enquire and book a tour or a place for any of our Open Days, or for more information regarding the scholarships. 

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Tel: 020 8992 5189
Instagram: @falconsschoolforgirlsputney

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Falcons School for Girls became part of the Alpha Plus Group at the turn of the century and established a reputation for academic excellence, creativity and a love of learning. Originally based in Ealing, the school moved to new premises in Putney in September 2014. We take pride in developing our girls into happy, confident individuals ready to meet the challenges of their senior schools. We have high expectations of our pupils and our mission is to raise girls to become high achievers, leaders and lifelong learners.

OUR AIMS: At Peregrines Nursery and Falcons School for Girls we believe passionately in:
  • Recognising the close links between emotional wellbeing and academic achievement
  • Encouraging children to be ambitious with their learning
  • Fostering children’s natural curiosity, positivity and resilience
  • Engaging children about their role as citizens in our fast-changing world
  • Instilling the importance of leading by example
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To mark the centenary of Remembrance, Falcons invited Peter Baker, the grandfather of year 6 pupil Lexie, to give a talk about him and his father’s experience of the RAF.

Peter provided the girls with a fantastic insight in to what it would have been like for his father in the war, and brought many props including a gas mask, medals and telegrams sent to his mother. The hall fell silent as he read out one describing his father as “missing” and then another – received three months later – detailing that he was “safe but dangerously injured”.

Given how when war is discussed the emphasis is often placed on soldiers, many of the girls were inspired to hear that women played such a huge part in flying aircraft throughout the war, with Peter showing them some fantastic images of both female and male crew.

Following a Q & A session, the whole school sang ‘Where Have All the Flowers Gone?’ and then proceeded to go into the playground. The Baker family, all staff and pupils went outside and stood in a circle. Quite poignantly, everyone held hands while The Last Post was played to start a minute’s silence and the Reveille followed. 

Year 6 and the nursery/reception were then treated to a workshop with Peter where they were allowed to interact with the authentic memorabilia from World War II, previously owned by his father. Some of the items are more than 70 years old and even showed drawings done while away at war.

The School are immensely grateful to Peter and the Baker family for allowing the children to engage with and learn about such an important subject, and it was wonderful to see his story encourage the girls to break stereotypes with their future career aspirations.



Falcons Girls were honoured to welcome the fabulously creative and witty poet, Neal Zetter to the school recently. He ran a series of workshops that kick started the English lessons this year. The girls found his poems very amusing, as they read them in preparation for his visit. They spent time reasearching Neal and produced fact file posters for a competition to be judged by Neal himself. On the day of the visit the girls settled down quickly in anticipation as Neal gave dramatic readings of some of his most popular poems. He also took many requests from the girls who were eager to share their favourites.

Neal then had the tough challenge of picking a winner and a runner up from both the Lower School and the Upper School poster competitions. Congratulations to the winners who both won a signed book and had their photo taken with Neal and the runners up  who also won a signed book.

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