A first class education for children from 3 to 18 years old.

'With a school roll of almost 500, every pupil from 3 to 18 years old is able to make the most of our bespoke approach to education, grow in confidence and maturity and make close friendships. We develop their daring and wisdom so they can discover their own individuality and become the very best that they can be.'

Mr Tim Lello | Headmaster

Nursery & Prep

CO-ED AGED 3 - 11

Babington House Nursery & Preparatory provides a first class, independent education for girls and boys between the ages of 3 to 11, enjoying small classes with a maximum of 20 pupils.


CO-ED AGED 11 - 16

Babington House Senior School is a co-educational day school where young people, between the ages of 11 and 18, receive a first-class education, achieve excellent results and enjoy coming to school.

Sixth Form

CO-ED AGED 16 - 18

The Sixth Form is an important part of our school, where each individual is offered the opportunity to embrace all that the school offers, whilst also finding their own sense of independence through new opportunities to lead, innovate and contribute.

Open Mornings

Open Mornings

Our next Open Morning is

Saturday, 28th September 2024

Visiting a school is an important journey to discover if it's the right place for your family to grow and learn. Our Open Morning enables parents and children to meet with current Babington pupils and teachers, tour our buildings and explore our facilities.

Our Location

We are perfectly situated in the heart of Chislehurst being only 3 minutes walk from Elmstead Woods Station and within easy reach of Central London

  • The nearest station is Elmstead Woods, just 9 minutes’ walk away. Elmstead Woods station is on the South Eastern Main Line, from London Charing Cross.
  • Close to good transport links around South West London and into Kent
  • Nestled in a suburban street that feels safe

Old Babingtonians


Florence was a pupil at Babington House School from 2002 – 2017 and has gone on to study BSc Ethical Hacking & Cybersecurity at Coventry University. We asked Florence about her time at Babington and life after leaving. What is your favourite memory from Babington House? This is a cop-out…


Jo attended Babington House School from 1989 - 1996 when we were a small independent girls school. After leaving Babington in 1996 (before we had a Sixth Form), Jo went on to study for her A-Levels at Queen's College London, and then University College London, before venturing to Africa and Central America.