Oakfield Preparatory School

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Oakfield Preparatory School is an independent coeducational preparatory school, situated near Tulse Hill, Dulwich, Lambeth.

Oakfield is a member of the Independent Schools Association. With over 500 boys and girls aged between 2 and 11, it is housed in historic Georgian buildings either side of the South Circular at the junction with Croxted Road, and uses Dulwich Sports Club for football and rugby, and the swimming facilities at Dulwich Sports Centre.

The school takes advantage of its independent status to determine the nature, ethos and curriculum of the school. Its curriculum is broad and balanced, stressing the importance of sport, music, art, and drama alongside academic subjects. Template:Fact

Oakfield has an inclusive admissions policy.Template:Fact Demand for places is very high, so a selection process is applied.

WWII

Pupils were evacuated during World War II because of the threat of bombing.

Notable alumni

  • Derek Abbott, scientist and engineer
  • Michael Smith (Michael Crawford), actor and singer
  • Kim Smith (Kim Wilde), singer and daughter of 1960s pop star Marty Wilde
  • Dame Norma Wagstaff Major, wife of former British Prime Minister John Major

References

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External links

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