Welcome to James Allen's Girls' School

JAGS has been inspiring and educating pupils for over 270 years. We're the oldest girls' independent school in London. While we are proud of our history – it's made us who we are – we are very much a school of the present and the future. We celebrate the best of the old while embracing the latest innovations and technology.

Our day school pupils are drawn from a dynamic variety of cultural, social and economic backgrounds, with 50 languages spoken at home. We currently have 126 pupils on our own Bursaries, with 51 of them on free places and an average of 89% fee subsidy paid. Diversity is our strength but we share a common purpose: to help all our pupils fulfil their potential. We know we are lucky and that we gain from sharing what we have. 'Good Neighbours' has been our policy for many years. We look outwards and draw people in. We are part of the world around us.

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Schools

JAPPS (4-7)

James Allen's Pre-Preparatory School

For first steps in learning, our Pre-Prep school at No 2 Dulwich Village provides a nurturing and secure environment that encourages curiosity. We’ll help each of you to discover a pathway that challenges and rewards.

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JAPS (7-11)

James Allen's Preparatory School

JAPS encourages bigger strides, exploring the world and the children’s own unique place in it. We believe that the self-esteem and self-confidence that comes with knowledge is almost as important as the knowledge itself.

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JAGS (11-18)

James Allen's Girls' School

In the senior school at JAGS whatever you want to do, there’ll be someone here who shares your passion. What’s more, your passion will inspire others. You become independent and ready to take on the world.

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News

  • Congratulations to Miss Parker – a British Citizen of the Year!
    It’s a wonderful start to the holiday: Biology teacher Liz Parker, has been given a British Citizen Award for her services to volunteering and charitable giving.The British Citizen Awards (BCAs) were launched in January this year to honour the incredible accomplishments of individuals in society who positively impact their communities. BCAs are awarded…
  • Jam 15 – farewell to Mrs Gibbs
    Didn’t we have fun! Just look at the photos….Over a thousand people enjoying a festival of music in the sunshine in our beautiful grounds, over a thousand voices singing Jerusalam and Land of Hope and Glory in patriotic fervour. With alumna and professional musician Lola Adesioye to compère performances from the Gospel Choir,…
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