St. Christopher's The Hall School
Independent Preparatory School for Boys and Girls 3-11 in Beckenham

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Mission Statement

The school exists to provide a happy and hard-working environment where all pupils can find the opportunity to develop their talents to the full within a wide but well-balanced curriculum. Each pupil is treated as an individual and encouraged to aim for the highest standards in whatever he/she is doing


  • To deliver a high quality inspirational teaching and learning experience for our pupils that promotes high standards for all.

  • To develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours that will allow pupils to fulfil their potential, to know the difference between right and wrong, acquire resilience, be courteous, and grow towards maturity and self-confidence.

  • To prepare our pupils for the 11+ school entrance, and equip them to succeed at their new schools.

  • To emphasise the breadth of the curriculum, including sport and music, as well as English, mathematics, science and the other core subjects.

  • To nurture and support all abilities, helping every child to achieve his/her potential in every area of learning – intellectual, emotional, physical, social, moral, spiritual and cultural.

  • To ensure our pupils feel safe and secure, and enjoy coming to school.

  • To develop learning activities which stimulate positive models of enquiry, reflection, challenge and innovation.

  • To value and recognise the uniqueness and achievement of every member of our school family.

  • To promote British values and attitudes of care, tolerance, trust and respect within the school and wider communities.

  • To promote good teamwork and positive partnerships – with individual children, the whole class, our colleagues, with governors, parents and the wider community.

  • To run as a non-profit making Charity, managed prudently & efficiently, so as to keep fees as low as possible and re-investing any surplus to the benefit of the pupils.