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Cameron Vale School

Founded: 1985

Headteacher: Alison Melrose

Size: 70

Age Range: 2 to 11 years

Cameron Vale School is a 2 to 11 years Nursery and Preparatory school in Chelsea. Founded 37 years ago it was acquired by Forfar in 2020. The school prides itself on its individualised attention and warm, family feel. It was awarded Excellent in all areas at its last ISI Inspection.

Cameron Vale is driven by the belief that ‘no one size fits all’. The small class sizes ensure that staff know every child as an individual, enabling the team to support them to develop their own unique gifts and talents, and allowing every child to shine, whether it be excelling in the classroom, on the sports field or the stage.


  • The only small family coed non-religious prep school in Chelsea
  • Children aged 2 to 3 years attend the onsite Chelsea Nursery
  • Clearly structured academic courses, from Reception to Year 6
  • Excellent pastoral care and focus on supporting individual needs
  • Highly effective support and guidance for 11+ from Year 4
  • ISI inspection awarded - Excellent
  • Over 40 clubs offered at lunchtime, before and after school