Head Damian King says: "There is a special warmth about the nurturing Chigwell community, with excellent facilities set in a beautiful open site of 100 acres, within view of the City of London.
"Time spent at school should be happy, with the right level of support to allow all to achieve. However, do come to meet us and see Chigwell School in action for yourself. We would be delighted to show you around."
Attain asked the school, what makes Chigwell School different – and why should parents consider it?
Chigwell School was founded in 1629 and for nearly four centuries we have been preparing pupils to go out into the world. Clearly that world has evolved a great deal since then and, whilst we are conscious of our long heritage, we are always looking to innovate so that Chigwellians are well prepared to contribute positively, to inspire change for the better and to continue learning throughout their lives.
Chigwell School is a happy, mutually supportive, family-orientated community in which parents and staff work in partnership to help pupils reach their full potential and where friendships formed often last a lifetime. You will find that we are a busy school where pupils of all ages work closely with each other and their teachers.
In Chigwell pupils we look for academic ambition and a genuine eagerness to be involved in all that the school has to offer. Through the curriculum and the wide range of opportunities available to them beyond the classroom, each becomes the very best they can be: independent in spirit, adventurous in approach and empathetic in how they treat others.
Ultimately, we aim that each and every pupil will forge their own path to success, true to our motto: 'Find a way or make a way'.
The school is a registered charity managed by a board of governors. Read more on the Charity Commission website.
The school was last inspected in June 2023. Read the inspection reports on the school's website.
Damian King is the Head of Chigwell School.