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Royal Russell Junior School Croydon, Surrey Visit
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Royal Russell Junior School
Croydon
305 pupils, ages 3-11
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Royal Russell Junior School

Our View

Families looking for a co-ed, all-through education with a wonderfully inclusive and international outlook wouldn’t go far wrong by looking at Royal Russell, which is located on the same mega 110-acre campus as the senior school – just 25 minutes from central London. There’s an awesome sense of space on site (and even a friendly family of deer that has made the surrounding woodland its home), and junior-school pupils learn in their own self-contained building, regularly popping up to use the smart senior facilities, including the swimming pool and 300-seater auditorium. Pupils can join the school’s extensive minibus network from Year 3 and up. 

Headmaster John Evans arrived here in 2019, before which he taught at Dulwich College and Haberdashers’ Askes’. His gorgeous golden doodle Ludo is always by his side – and judging by the reception they received during our tour, both are clearly adored by staff and pupils.

Most children join the school from the nursery or Reception, and the expectation (and reality) is that most will stay on the whole way through to 18. The transition between the junior and senior schools is seamless; there’s no exam, and junior pupils go there for lunch every day, so by the time it’s their turn to move up, it all feels incredibly natural. If there’s any concern that the all-through journey isn’t right for a pupil, conversations are had as early as possible.

Children are fully immersed in the magic of learning – there’s specialist teaching from the get-go, and class sizes never creep above 20. We were hugely impressed with the amazing library, where pupils were busily engrossed in their books in different themed sections, and there’s a serious forest school in the grounds where children were eagerly hunting for minibeasts and climbing trees with bucketloads of enthusiasm. Outside space is a real plus point here and – hot off the press – the whole site is about to launch into a big and exciting redevelopment, with plans for a new nursery and a spread of updated sports facilities. Watch this space. 

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  • Senior school destinations

    Senior school destinations

    85% Transition to Royal Russell Senior School

  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery£4,023
    Reception£4,023
    Year 1£4,023
    Year 2£4,023
    Year 3£4,926
    Year 4£4,926
    Year 5£5,126
    Year 6£5,126
    Year 7£6,662
    Year 8£6,662
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3-
    Year 4-
    Year 5-
    Year 6-
    Year 7£13,168
    Year 8£13,168




    Bursary contact:
    PA to the Director of Finance and Operations Mrs Donna Moon
    moond@royalrussell.co.uk
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  • Transport links

    School Transport
    School daily bus network

    Public Transport
    Nearest mainline train station: Victoria
    Nearest London Overground station: Coombe Lane Tram Station
    Journey time to London by train: 27 minutes
    Nearest international airport: Gatwick Airport (18 miles)


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Essentials

Address
Coombe Lane, Croydon, Surrey CR9 5BX

Contact
reception@royalrussell.co.uk
020 8651 5884

Website
royalrussell.co.uk/nursery-and-junior-school/

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