Prep Induction 2022 | Streatham & Clapham High School

Prep Induction 2022 | Streatham & Clapham High School
We can't wait to welcome you to our school!

Mr Thomas Mylne, Head of Prep School, BA (Brighton), PGCE

Prep Induction

Key Events & Deadlines

Monday 6 June

Medical Questionnaire Form

Complete Form

Monday 13 June

LAMDA booking goes live (optional)

Tuesday 14 June

Transport bookings go live
Places are offered on a come-first-serve basis

How to book

Saturday 25 June

FRIENDS of Streatham & Clapham Summer Fair
Time: 1 – 3 pm
Location: SCHS, 42 Abbotswood Road, SW16 1AW

All new families welcome. Click here for more information.

Monday 27 June

Y1 – 6 Moving Up & Meet the Teacher Day
9 – 11 am
Location: SCPS, Wavertree Road, SW2 3SR

RSVP here

Monday 4 July

Nursery & Reception Induction
Time: 9 – 11 am
Location: SCPS, Wavertree Road, SW2 3SR

RSVP here

Monday 11 July

Billings & Edmonds Uniform Day
9 am – 5.30 pm
Location: SCHS, 42 Abbotswood Road, SW16 1AW

Book your fitting

Tuesday 6 September

First Full Day of School

Term Dates

Friday 9 September

Reception to Y6 Curriculum Talk
Time: 8.30 – 9 am
Location: SCPS, Wavertree Road, SW2 3SR

Monday 12 September

New Parents: Meet the Head Welcome Breakfast
Time: 8.30-9.30 am
Location: SCPS, Wavertree Road, SW2 3SR

Tuesday 14 September

Complete Musical Instrument and/or Singing Tuition Form by this date (Optional)

Complete Form

Friday 23 September

Whole School Breakfast Forum
Time: 8.30-9.30 am
Location: SCPS, Wavertree Road, SW2 3SR

Additional Co-Curricular Options

In addition to our extensive co-curricular clubs and societies, girls also have the option of taking part in further music tuition and dramatic performance lessons (LAMDA).

Musical Instrument and/or Singing Tuition

We are delighted to offer pupils the opportunity to learn a musical instrument or take singing lessons. Lessons are delivered by a team of visiting teachers. Pupils follow a structured course in technique and repertoire developing their confidence as performers. Learning an instrument or taking singing lessons brings with it a host of additional benefits, including the development of self-esteem, communication skills, co-ordination skills and self-discipline. Participation in co-curricular music encourages the development of social awareness, team building and leadership skills as well as offering opportunities for visiting new places and meeting new people.

Girls are taken out of different lessons as much as possible for any additional tuition they receive but please be aware that some visiting music teachers only have a few pupils and therefore this means the opportunity for rotating the lessons impacted is curtailed.

If you would like your daughter to take instrumental/singing lessons at school, please complete the form by Tuesday 13 September via the link below. The following options are available:

  • Singing
  • Cello
  • Clarinet
  • Cornet
  • Drum kit
  • Flute
  • French horn
  • Guitar (bass, electric and acoustic)
  • Oboe
  • Piano
  • Piccolo
  • Recorder
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Violin

Complete form


LAMDA classes are available to girls in Years 3-6 and taught by Ms Lily Cooper.

Lily is in school 3 days a week, giving her the flexibility to avoid taking girls out of Maths and English, although in the immediate run up to the exam;  mock exams and/ or the exams themselves may clash with core subjects.

The LAMDA syllabus not only develops specific creative and performance skills; it also develops life skills such as confidence, team work, motivation, resilience and responsibility. LAMDA tuition follows the syllabus of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Pupils work on solo and duologue acting, group acting and verse and prose/ public speaking delivery. They take a graded exam once a year and perform to parents at the end of each summer term.

Lily Cooper trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and as well as delivering LAMDA tuition she is the Education officer for Play On Words Theatre, meaning that she offer girls the chance to work with an active industry professional with 10+ years’ experience creating theatre for and with children and young people.

LAMDA students work in small groups for 40 minutes a week to prepare for exams in LAMDA Acting , devising and the Verse and Prose Syllabus.

The cost of a term’s tuition is £62.50 per half term and an exam fee of £50 is payable in addition.

If this is something you are interested in, and you would like to book your daughter a trial place, please email her directly at

She will confirm with you before taking your daughter for her session. Trials will be in groups of up to 6, with girls from the same year groups working together.



To view uniform list click here

Please note, we will be having a Uniform Fitting Pop-Up Shop at SCHS on Monday 11 July. Click here to book your fitting.



  • Water Bottle (clearly labelled)
    Please note that ‘Airup’ bottles are banned

Day to day stationary for Y3-6

  • Pencil case (clearly named)
  • Pens: Ink (cartridge) or gel with blue ink (3-4)
  • Pencils:           
  • Highlighter pens (2 or 3)
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Protractor
  • Pritt Stick
  • Rubber
  • Ruler: transparent 300 mm plastic


Useful References

Click here for information about the School Calendar


Download Parent Handbook


Click here to find out more about our FRIENDS

Transport Service 2022/23

Our transport management team (Vectare) have worked hard to plan new routes to suit the needs of all pupils, new jointers and current ones, for September.

To view our proposed routes for September, please click here and then click for Bookings for 2022-23.

  • Bookings will go live at 10 am on Tuesday 14 June and are offered on a come-first-serve basis. Click here for details on how to book.
  • Please be aware that there may be slight amendments to the routes to enhance the service where needed.  If any changes need to be made, you will of course be notified in advance.
  • If you have any questions regarding the school transport service you can find our school bus guide and frequently asked questions here, alternatively please click ‘Contact Us’ on the Vectare website to get in touch.

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