The primary schools parents are keen to get their children into are Alexandra Infants (ages five to seven) in Kent House Road, judged “outstanding” by Ofsted; Alexandra Juniors (ages seven to 11) in Cator Road; Stewart Fleming in Witham Road, and Balgowan in Balgowan Road in nearby Beckenham. All four are judged “good” by the education watchdog.
The best-performing local state comprehensive schools are Harris City Academy Crystal Palace (co-ed, ages 11 to 18) in Maberley Road; Harris Academy South Norwood (co-ed, ages 11 to 18) in Cumberlow Avenue; Langley Park Boys’ (ages 11 to 18) in Hawksbrook Lane - all judged to be “outstanding” - and Langley Park Girls’ (ages 11 to 18), also in Hawksbrook Lane, judged to be “good”.
The Dulwich private schools are Dulwich College (boys, ages two to 18); Alleyn’s School (co-ed, ages four to 18) and James Allen’s Girls’ School (girls, ages four to 18).
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